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Course Description

H-511 - NFPA 472 HazMat Awareness Pro-Board Certification

Course Content:
This course meets the NFPA 472 Chapter 4 Standard for competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents and CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(i) for Awareness level personnel. Upon completion of this course students are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications written exam for NFPA Chapter 4 Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel. The exam will be provided at the end of training.

  • Analyze the incident
  • Detect the presence of hazardous Materials/WMD
  • Survey a hazardous material/WMD incident from a safe location
  • Collect hazard information from the current edition of the DOT Emergency Response guide (ERG)
  • Implement the response 
  • Initiate protective actions
  • Initiate the notification process

Number of students
12 minimum and 30 maximum

Who should attend:
Personnel who could encounter an emergency involving HazMat/WMD and who are expected to recognize the presence of the hazardous materials/WMD, protect themselves, call for trained personnel and secure the area. 

Host Facility
The host facility will need to secure and provide a written test proctor prior to the class.  The host facility will also provide a classroom location of suitable size for testing and lecture.  

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.

Prerequisites & Other Information:

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: TDEM - Hazmat
Sponsor: TDEM
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Fire Service
Law Enforcement

Available Classes

ViewCourse NumberClass NameLocationDatesSeats Available 
View class H-511 NFPA 472 HazMat Awareness Pro-Board CertificationTDEM Training Classroom
1033 La Posada Drive
Suite 250
Austin, TX 78752
02/05/2020 TDEM Staff View Details
View class H-511 NFPA 472 HazMat Awareness Pro-Board CertificationMagnolia Volunteer Fire Department
18215 Buddy Riley Blvd.
Magnolia, TX 77354
02/22/2020 21 View Details
View class H-511 NFPA 472 HazMat Awareness Pro-Board CertificationHorizon Fire Department
14151 Nunda
El Paso, TX 79928
04/20/2020 13 View Details
View class H-511 NFPA 472 HazMat Awareness Pro-Board CertificationDeWitt County
DeWitt County EOC
Cuero, TX 77954
05/02/2020 30 View Details
Total of 4

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