Hazardous Materials Technician (80hr)

Program Description

NIPSTA’s Hazardous Materials Technician program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal “OSFM”. This Hazmat Technician program provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills needed to respond to hazardous materials, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear “CBRN” and weapons of mass destruction “WMD” incidents for the purpose of analyzing or planning actions to protect nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of a hazardous material release. The curriculum is designed to fulfill the standards as set forth by NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Mhazmat1aterials Incidents, current edition.

Upcoming Programs

  • Fall 2018

    • Week 1: Sept 17 - 21

    • Week 2: Oct 22 - 26

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  1. Patrick Jessee

    Hazardous Materials Program Manager

  1. Course Sylabus
  2. Student Textbook
  3. Supporting Documents

Hazardous Materials Technician