This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 Hazardous Materials / WMD Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 8, “Incident Commander” and Code of Federal Regulations 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(v) for Incident Command-level personnel.
Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.
Pro Board Certification Requirements
Participants pursuing Pro Board certification must provide proof of NFPA 1072 Operations or NFPA 472 Core Competencies for Operation Level Responders dated prior to the last day of class. The documentation must meet the certification office requirements.
Course Completion Requirements
For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).
Pro Board Certification Testing
Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam.
TopicsAnalyze the incident+Plan a response+Approve response objectives and options+Approve Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options+Develop an Incident Action Plan (IAP+Develop a site safety plan+Implement the response+Implement Incident Command Systems (ICS)+Direct resources+Information transfer+Evaluate effectiveness of control functions+Evaluate effectiveness of decon+Terminating the incident+Incident debrief and critique+Reports and documentation+Transfer of Command
Suggested AudiencePersonnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) as an Incident Commander and who will be responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board
Class Location and Travel InformationClasses are conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field
1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, Texas
The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels.
For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.
Annual Fire Training School Information
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School taught, you need to be aware of the following additional information:
Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
Annual Fire Training School Late Registration
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.
Government ProgramsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638