The Industrial Emergency Response Specialist Certificate Program is for emergency response professionals associated with all types of industrial facilities and processes.

This certificate does not require a degree or annual membership dues. Previous TEEX training credit is accepted. Training is verifiable by any employer and is transferable from employer to employer. 


This certificate program is for those looking to:

  • gain a solid, broad-based education in industrial safety and emergency response.
  • enhance your potential for career advancement.
  • increase your awareness of changing federal regulations and NFPA Standards.

Required Courses

Complete required courses in any three of thefour modules within seven years from the date of the first completed course.

Module 1 – Industrial Firefighting (Certification)

Module 2 – Hazardous Materials Response (Certification)

Module 3 – Rescue Techniques (Certification)


Module 4 – Hands-on Industrial Emergency Response Training

This module requires the successful completion of a minimum of 40 hours of TEEX training through any one or a combination of the following:

  • Corporate Fire School
  • Annual TEEX Industrial Fire Training School
  • Company-Sponsored Classes
  • Open Enrollment Classes in Industrial Firefighting, Rescue, or Hazardous Materials

Contact Information

Greg Cross

Senior Training Specialist

Phone: (979) 845-9774

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.

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