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 6.7, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Air Monitoring and Sampling,” for Operations-level personnel.
Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written and skills tests receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.
Pro Board Certification Only
Completion of training for all competencies of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472:
- Chapter 5, “Core Competencies for Operations-Level Responders,”
- Chapter 6.2, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment.”
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
- Safety shoes
- 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.
TopicsPlan the response+Plan air monitoring and sampling activities+Describe air monitoring options at the operations level+Implement the response+Implement air monitoring options and sampling activities
Operations-level personnel assigned to implement air monitoring and sampling operations at a Hazardous Material (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incident.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits1.6 CEUs
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.