Hazardous Materials Awareness

Instructional Hours: 6.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to recognize a hazardous materials incident, take protective action, and request the appropriate response. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to recognize a hazardous materials incident, take protective action and request the appropriate response.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include regulations, standards, and laws, as well as how to recognize and identify hazards. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations.

*This course satisfies the professional certification requirements for Hazardous Materials/WMD Responder - Awareness.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Hazardous Materials Technician

Instructional Hours: 60.00
Requires Medical Clearance  - Must be submitted prior to the first class session.
Start Date: 06-24-2024
End Date: 07-08-2024
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:30
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 11-27-2023
Registration Close: 06-04-2024
MFRI North East Regional Training Center
Register at: https://www.mfri.org/register/HM-201-S012-2024
Coordinated by: North East. For questions contact: necontact@mfri.org