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Hazardous Materials/WMD - Incident Commander


This course is based on NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications. This course supplies the Incident Commander with the knowledge and skills to perform his/her role as the person responsible for all decisions relating to the management of the incident at releases or potential releases of hazardous materials. The candidate will learn about personal protective clothing, decontamination, branch functions with the Incident Management System, and the overall tactics to properly mitigate a hazardous materials incident.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Required: Laptop with Windows, Microsoft Office with PowerPoint, and PDF capability

Hours   40
Course Cost   $ 265 In-State     $ 510 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, 4th Edition REVISED
CDC NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • 18 years of age
  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certfied Hazardous Materials - Awareness and Operations, or Alabama Certified Fire Fighter I or Volunteer Fire Fighter

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021Tuesday, March 30, 2021Alabama Fire College - Web Enhanced Class -- Time - 1730-2230 CST(3/3,3/9,3/12,3/15,3/18,3/24,3/30)Call 1-800-241-2467 to register
Tuesday, May 4, 2021Friday, May 28, 2021Alabama Fire College - Web Enhanced Class -- Time - 1730-2230 CST(5/4,5/7,5/10,5/13,5/19,5/25,5/28)Call 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, June 21, 2021Friday, June 25, 2021Dothan Regional Training Center -- Time - 0800Call 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, August 9, 2021Friday, August 13, 2021Anniston Regional Training Center -- Time - 8am-5pmCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, October 18, 2021Friday, October 22, 2021Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards & Education Commission -- Time - 8:00:00 AMRegister

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