The Ordnance Removal and Remediation Technician Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential to support several career paths in the explosives and ordnance remediation industry. After completing the four required courses graduates will meet all Unexploded Ordnance Technician I training requirements established by DDESB Technical Paper 18, as well as learn to carry out demining procedures and clearance operations in accordance with International Mine Action Standards. Graduates will also have the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment.

Once all four courses have been completed, participants must complete the Ordnance Removal and Remediation Technician Certificate Request and return to the TEEX Law Enforcement and Security Training division to receive their Certificate.

Required Courses

  • Unexploded Ordnance Technician Level I
  • Hazwoper for Clean-Up Operations Training
  • Demining
  • Heavy Equipment Operator for Ordnance Worker

Certificate Ordnance Removal Remediation


Funding Options: DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types: Online Face-to-Face Blended Online Instructor-Led
Category Course # Course Title Description Division
Ordnance Removal and Remediation Technician EOT225 Hazwoper for Clean-Up Operations Training Online
Working with hazardous materials in a safe and responsible manner ensures the health of workers and mitigates danger. This blended-learning course educates UXO Technicians and provides awareness of potential hazards encountered at hazardous waste cleanup operation sites. Upon completing this course, participants will be aware of the purpose and limitations of safety equipment and ensure workers safely avoid or escape dangerous situations.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Hazardous Materials Course #3806. Show less
Working with hazardous materials in a safe and responsible manner ensures the health of workers and mitigates danger. This blended-learning course educates UXO Technicians and provides awareness of potential hazards encountered at hazardous waste cleanup operation sites. Upon completing this… Show more
Online ILEPSE Learn More about Hazwoper for Clean-Up Operations Training Online
Ordnance Removal and Remediation Technician EOT228 Demining
This is an advanced course for graduates of the UXO Technician Level 1 Course designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to carry out demining procedures and clearance operations in accordance with International Mine Action Standards. Participants will have an introduction to dangerous area marking, detectors, and locator equipment. Mine action search tools, procedures, and clearance techniques are included in this training.Participant Testimonials:”The ‘get in the driver’s seat’ style of instruction works well in this course.””I am walking away from the course humbled with lots of new information and significantly broadened perspective. It is hard to ask for more than that.” Show less
This is an advanced course for graduates of the UXO Technician Level 1 Course designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to carry out demining procedures and clearance operations in accordance with International Mine Action Standards. Participants will have an introduction to… Show more
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ILEPSE Learn More about Demining
Ordnance Removal and Remediation Technician EOT239 Heavy Equipment Operator for Ordnance Workers
Having the proper knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment is important to ensure safety in the work environment. This course provides participants with the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment. Participants will learn safety, operation, and maneuverability of two common pieces of equipment used in the UXO field of work. This program is geared toward UXO technicians who may be tasked to stack or unearth buried ordnance items. Heavy emphasis is placed on safety and is designed to meet OSHA, ANSI, and ASME requirements as well as provides instruction in industry standard consensus practice.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Hazardous Materials Course #3806. Show less
Having the proper knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment is important to ensure safety in the work environment. This course provides participants with the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment. Participants will learn safety,… Show more
Face-to-Face ILEPSE Learn More about Heavy Equipment Operator for Ordnance Workers
Ordnance Removal and Remediation Technician UXO200 Unexploded Ordnance Technician Level I
TEEX developed the first civilian UXO Technician I course in 1999 and remains the only program to have ever been certified by the Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB). In 2012 the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) recognized this course as meeting, and exceeding, all UXO Tech I training requirements established by DDESB Technical Paper 18, Minimum Qualifications for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians and Personnel.
This course provides participants with comprehensive, hands-on training in the safe detection, location, identification, and disposal of unexploded ordnance using the techniques and emerging technologies of today’s UXO remediation industry. Graduates of the course meet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) requirements necessary to work as a UXO Tech I on USACE UXO remediation job sites. Participants registered for the UXO Technician Level 1 Course are also encouraged to register for the online HAZWOPER Clean-Up Operations course.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78026. Show less
TEEX developed the first civilian UXO Technician I course in 1999 and remains the only program to have ever been certified by the Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB). In 2012 the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) recognized this course as meeting, and… Show more
GSAVeterans Benefits
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ILEPSE Learn More about Unexploded Ordnance Technician Level I
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