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NFPA 472 Incident Command, Pro-Board Certification
This course meets or exceeds the NFPA 472, Chapter 8 Competencies for Incident commanders and 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (iv) for Incident Command level personnel. Upon completion of this course students are eligible to take the National Board on Fire service Professional Qualifications written exam and skills testing for NFPA Chapter 6 Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders, and Chapter 6.2 Competencies for Operational Level Responders Assigned Mission Specific Responsibilities.
Number of Students:
12 minimum and 30 maximum
One (1) Lead Instructor
Who should Attend:
Municipal Firefighters & Law Enforcement Personnel
The host facility will need to secure and provide a written test proctor (normally from a local university or community college) prior to the class. The host facility will also provide a testing/classroom location of suitable size for testing and lecture.
*Rural County Host:
If you are hosting a class in a rural county (population 150,000 or less) you may not be required to meet the “minimum number of students” for this class. Rural County Residents may be eligible for travel, lodging and/or per diem reimbursement to attend HMEP funded classes. A requester will need the support of your supervisor to receive funding.
To receive full benefits from these courses, it is recommended that it be taught at an approved fire training facility. All HMEP Hazardous Material Courses offered through TDEM are compliant with OSHA 29CFR 1910.120, EPA 40CFR Part 311, NFPA Standard 472 and qualify for TCOLE credit.
Regulatory overview, Elements of emergency response plan, Local, state and federal response agencies and how they interface within the Incident Command System, Analyze hazardous materials, Plan response operations, Personal protective equipment, Safe work practices, Terminating HazMat incidents
How this course is offered:
This class is offered through TDEM HazMat Preparedness Group as an onsite delivery at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. These classes are an open enrollment with the approval of the class host and TDEM. If you are a County Judge; Emergency Management Coordinator; Fire or Police Chief; Public Works Trainer, Training Coordinator or Officer then you may request this course by clicking below.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
In order to receive "Certification" you must provide proof to course host two weeks prior to class start date, that you are trained to NFPA 472 HazMat Operations or above. You can provide either a certificate, or a transcript from an accredited agency that lists successful completion of these requirements. It is recommended that you also provide this proof to the instructor on the first day of class.
Students must be Public Sector Employees/Volunteers:
Students must be employed or used by a political subdivision (county, municipality, city, town, township, local public authority, school district, special districts, interstate district, council of governments (whether or not incorporated as a nonprofit corporation under State law), any other regional or interstate government entity, or any agency or instrumentality of a local government. Private sector, federal, non-profit/not for profit employees may not eligible for these classes unless they also serve in a public sector/volunteer position. Volunteers must apply through their public sector departments. Texas residents only.
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No tuition is charged.
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