NFPA 470 Hazardous Materials Technician Training

HAZ020 – 40.00 Hours

Schedule

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DetailsNFPA 470 HazMat Technician Training
07/15/24 – 07/19/24 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 430 $1100.00 Register
DetailsNFPA 470 HazMat Technician Training
09/16/24 – 09/20/24 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 425 $1300.00 Register
DetailsNFPA 470 HazMat Technician Training
10/21/24 – 10/25/24 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 426 $1300.00 Register
12/09/24 – 12/13/24 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 427 $1300.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course meets or exceeds the qualifications for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 Hazardous Materials / WMD Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 7, “Hazardous Materials Technician,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii) for Technician-level personnel.

Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification Requirements 

Participants pursuing Pro Board certification must provide proof of NFPA 1072 Chapter 5 Operations or NFPA 472 Core Competencies for Operation level responders (2002, 2008, or 2013 edition) dated prior to the last day of class. The documentation must meet the certification office requirements.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercise, participants must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 2 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The PPE includes: safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, and safety-toed boots.
  • Participants are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Pro Board Certification Testing 

Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing.

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam. 

Physical Recommendation

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Analyze the incident
  • Collect and interpret hazard and response information
  • Determine scope of the problem
  • Describe type and extent of damage to containers
  • Predict the behavior of released materials and containers
  • Estimate the size of endangered area
  • Plan a response
  • Describe response objectives and options
  • Select Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options
  • Select technical decontamination process
  • Develop a site safety plan
  • Implement the response
  • Perform duties of Hazmat position within Incident Command Systems (ICS)
  • Don, doff, and work in Technician-level PPE
  • Perform Offensive control options
  • Perform decon functions
  • Evaluate effectiveness of control functions
  • Evaluate effectiveness of decon
  • Terminating the Incident
  • Incident debrief and critique
  • Reports and documentation
  • A, B, & C Chlorine Kits
  • MC306/406 Dome Clamp with Grounding and Bonding
  • Level A Dress out with Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Drum leak repair and overpacking
  • Instrumentation laboratory

Suggested Audience

Personnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) for the purpose of analyzing the incident, selecting appropriate PPE and decontamination procedures, and implementing action options to mitigate the incident.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Pro Board

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

Classes are conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field

1595 Nuclear Science Road

College Station, Texas

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX’s Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Registration with payment

Complete online registration on the  TEEX website or by selecting the “REGISTER” button above.  Secure your seat in the class with payment. 

You may use a credit card or organization purchase order (PO). 

If you are using a purchase order, TEEX policy requires the PO to be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Ensure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided (for example the course number and name) 
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 500-6842 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130.
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours.