Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
TEEX-0190
Organization Course Number:
HAZ008
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
2 days (16 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Hazwoper Training
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Incident Commander (IC) as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, Chapter 8, 'Competencies for Incident Commanders' (2013 edition). Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written test will receive National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Manage a HazMat incident response

General Course Topics:

  • Analyzing the incident
  • Planning the response
  • Implementing the planned response and evaluating response
  • Incident termination
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials