NIPSTA's HazMat "Tech B" program is based on the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) program and will no longer be offered after June of 2019. NIPSTA's HazMat "Tech B" will be replaced by an updated, OSFM approved, 80 hour Hazardous Materials Technician course in June of 2019.
OAI Scholarship Opportunity
Through a partnership with OAI, Inc., all participants are eligible for a $200 scholarship towards the registration cost of this program. The scholarship will be awarded to all students who complete the appropriate paperwork, distributed on the first day of the course. The $200 will be reimbursed to the paying party (student or department) after all paperwork is processed by OAI, Inc. (Approximately 4-6 weeks).