UXO200 – 200.00 Hours

Schedule

Details01/25/21 – 02/19/21Bryan, TXLS UXO200 62$6850.00Register

Address

TEEX- ILEPSE – RELLIS Campus

1500 4th Street
Bryan, TX 77807

Instructor

Ed Fritz

Start Time

08:00 AM Monday, January 25, 2021
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Details04/19/21 – 05/14/21Bryan, TXLS UXO200 61$6850.00Register

Address

TEEX- ILEPSE – RELLIS Campus

1500 4th Street
Bryan, TX 77807

Instructor

Ed Fritz

Start Time

08:00 AM Monday, April 19, 2021
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

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 (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

UXO PictureTEEX developed the first civilian UXO Technician I course in 1999 and remains the only program to have ever been certified by the Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB). In 2012 the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) recognized this course as meeting, and exceeding, all UXO Tech I training requirements established by DDESB Technical Paper 18, Minimum Qualifications for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians and Personnel.

This course provides participants with comprehensive, hands-on training in the safe detection, location, identification, and disposal of unexploded ordnance using the techniques and emerging technologies of today’s UXO remediation industry. Graduates of the course meet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) requirements necessary to work as a UXO Tech I on USACE UXO remediation job sites. Students registered for the UXO Technician Level 1 Course are also encouraged to register for the online HAZWOPER Clean-Up Operations course.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78026.

Prerequisites

Applicants for the UXO course must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Pass a drug screening

To apply for this course, applicants must provide the following:

A TEEX representative will review your application and contact you know if are cleared to complete your registration and pay the remaining tuition.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift or carry 40 lbs without assistance
  • Capable of working safely in stressful situations and extreme weather conditions
  • Have vision sufficient to perform functions such as visual identification of ordnance features, electric demolition set up, and non-electric demolition set up
  • Have hearing and speech sufficient to communicate clearly and distinctly face-to-face as well as over the radio in normal and adverse conditions
  • Have arm and hand steadiness and manual dexterity sufficient to use hand tools in demolition procedures set up
  • Have stamina and tolerance sufficient to remain physically and mentally alert for extended periods of physical and/or mental inactivity

Course Completion Requirements

Forms

Within 30 days of the class start date, participants must provide the following:

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. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 95% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example, a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.

Topics

  • Overview of UXO Environmental Remediation
  • Explosives and explosive effects
  • Ordnance Safety, Identification and Characteristic (Grenades, Landmines, Sub-munitions, Projectiles and Mortars, Projectile Fuses, Rockets, Guided Missiles, Bomb Fuses, Aircraft Bombs, Dispensers, Dispenser Sub- munitions, Pyrotechnics, Chemical Agents and Compounds, Chemical Ordnance)
  • Fuse functioning and identification
  • Firing devices, other explosive devices, and miscellaneous hazards
  • UXO disposal techniques
  • Use of UXO detection equipment and ordnance location techniques
  • Electric and non-electric demolition procedures

Suggested Audience

  • Anyone interested in seeking employment in environmental remediation

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 200.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • Please review the UXO Student Guide for additional information including; required clothing and equipment, facilities, lodging, directions, etc.
  • Course delivery will be held at the TEEX Unexploded Ordnance Range and Search Grids
  • Passing a Federal Criminal History Background Check is required for admittance into UXO. It may be conducted by TEEX for a fee of $50.00. This fee, regardless of result or admittance into UXO, is non-refundable.

Government Programs

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Resources

UXO Student Guide

Vocational Course Catalog

Participant Enrollment Agreement (Must download and open in Adobe Reader to complete and sign agreement)

Payment Info

$1,000 deposit will secure a seat, final payment must be received no later than 21 days prior to course start date.

  • Credit Card – Complete registration form and call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to ilepse@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

Passing a Federal Criminal History Background Check is required for admittance into UXO. It may be conducted by TEEX for a fee of $50.00. This fee, regardless of result or admittance into UXO, is non-refundable.

Note: Your registration is NOT complete until you have completed and uploaded, faxed, or emailed a Release for Federal Criminal History Background Check.

This is the second course I traveled from California to take at this institution. I don’t see the same quality of education or facilities or instructors in home state. Please keep up the good work, as it is very much needed.

— Explosive Breacher Entry
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