October 1, 2021 - October 10, 2021
1451 Tom J. Hitch Parkway Columbia, TN
Night and Weekends
October 1,2,3 - 8,9,10th
This 40-hour course covers basic operations procedures for first repsonders and teaches a systematic response to hazardous material incidents. The curriculum defines hazardous materials and describes the roles, responsibilities, and risks associated with an incident. It also describes the types, uses ans sources of information needed to identify hazards, as well as the basic options, requirements and limitations of methods used to control, contain, or confine a hazmat incident. Students will participate in hands-on instruction and participate in group activities during the course. A written exam is given at the end of the course.
Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800 (FEMA on-line courses), TEMA Hazardous Materials Awareness, SCBA (Self Contain Breathing Apparatus) qualified. Students need to bring Air Pack & full Air TAnk to the course.