This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 12, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Tank Car Specialty.”
Upon completion of this course you will be eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing for NFPA Chapter 12.
Pro Board Certification Only
Proof of completion of training for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Chapter 7, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians.”
Download the Documentation for Pro Board Certification Requirements for more information.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions including
- safety shoes
- hard hat
- work gloves
- eye protection
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsTank Car Construction+Damage Assessment+Transfer Techniques+Leak Containment+Flaring+Fitting Repair+Safety
Technician-level personnel expected to respond to HazMat incidents and provide technical support, oversight for product removal and moving of damaged tank cars, and act as a liaison between outside resources and technicians.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsPro Board
Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
You can use the above online registration link or our registration form. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.
For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.