Advanced Bulk Storage Emergency Responder

ASP205 – 32.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Advanced Bulk Storage Response is a hands-on course designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving bulk storage. This four-day course (32 hours) is designed to expand the knowledge and skills for emergency responders, tank farm operators, and bulk-storage and containers facility supervisors/managers when responding to and successfully mitigating large atmospheric storage-tank emergencies.  The course will combine classroom lecture and small group activities with field observation and hands-on skill practice, utilizing live-fire simulations of bulk-storage emergencies.  The course will conclude with a capstone live-fire field response to the largest atmospheric storage tank fire prop in North America. 


Non-firefighters: Terminal Managers, Support Personnel, Non-ERT, etc. – No prerequisites required.

Firefighters: Training in accordance with 29CFR1910.156, NFPA 1081 Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Members, Advanced Exterior Firefighting Level II (ASP201), NFPA 472 Flammable Liquid Bulk Storage Specialist (IND014), or similar training.

During registration, please select the option which bests describes you. 

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Course Attire / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attendance Requirements

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 a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Types of bulk-storage tanks and containers
  • Design & construction characteristics
  • Ancillary equipment integrated into common types of storage tanks
  • Fire and safety components of bulk-storage facilities to include multiple extinguishing media
  • Crude oil characteristics and special hazards related to bulk-storage tanks
  • Large-volume delivery devices for both water and foam
  • Incident preplanning & scene size up
  • Response strategies and tactics including logistical concerns for extremely large fire flows

Suggested Audience

Appropriate for all emergency response personnel and non ERT, ie: Terminal Managers, Support Personnel and Non-ERT, etc.

Other Information

Registration with payment

Complete online registration on the  TEEX website or by selecting the “REGISTER” button above.  Secure your seat in the class with payment. 

You may use a credit card or organization purchase order (PO). 

If you are using a purchase order, TEEX policy requires the PO to be submitted within 48 hours of registration, or the enrollment may be canceled. You may upload the PO through your student portal or email it as an attachment to [email protected]

Ensure your PO includes the following:

  • Agency or company name
  • Billing address
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Description of goods and/or services provided (for example the course number and name) 
  • Amount of charges
  • Authorized signature
  • Tax Payer ID, EIN, or FEIN. The field should be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

If your organization is not an established TEEX customer or if you are not sure, please include a completed W-9 with the PO.

Contact Information

Customer Service

Phone: (866) 878-8900 | (866) 878-8600
Email: [email protected]