HAZ008 – 16.00 Hours


Dates Location Class Price
Details 05/19/22 – 05/20/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 370 $350.00 Register
Details 06/21/22 – 06/22/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 371 $350.00 Register
Details 07/18/22 – 07/19/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 377 $445.00 Register
Details 07/20/22 – 07/21/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 378 $445.00 Register
Details 09/15/22 – 09/16/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 372 $350.00 Register
Details 10/20/22 – 10/21/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 373 $350.00 Register
Details 12/15/22 – 12/16/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ008 374 $350.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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

Course Attire 

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.

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 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam.


  • Analyze 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 Audience

Personnel 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 Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Pro Board

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

Classes 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

Funding Option

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, 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.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

HazMat Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3640 | Toll-Free: (979) 458-4368
Email: nicholas.hickson@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu 


TEEX Policies
TEEX Participant Handbook

Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Pro Board testing policies, including ADA accommodations.

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