• Program: Fire Protection
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 14
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This certificate prepares the Public Safety Responder, Police, Fire, EMS or Emergency Management to be able to handle responses to hazardous material spills. It will prepare them to be members of public hazardous materials response teams. It meets the requirements of OSHA 1910.120 and NFPA 472.

Career Opportunities

Completion of this certificate prepares public safety professionals to be members of public hazardous materials response teams.

Award Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate response to hazardous materials incident in accordance with NFPA 472
  • Perform mitigation skills at the hazmat technician level
  • Identify the classes of hazardous materials
  • Identify hazardous materials containers and containment systems
  • Perform supervisory duties within a hazardous materials team

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 14 Credits
  • FRPT1176 Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational 2
  • FRPT1180 Hazardous Materials Technician 3
  • FRPT2200 Hazardous Materials Specialty Safety Officer 1
  • FRPT2205 Hazardous Materials Specialty Branch Director 1
  • FRPT2210 Specialized Monitoring 1
  • FRPT2215 Hazardous Materials Specialty Containers 1
  • FRPT2220 Hazardous Materials Specialty Flammables Solids, Liquids, Gases 1
  • FRPT2225 Hazardous Materials Specialty Corrosive and Toxic 1
  • FRPT2230 Hazardous Materials Specialty Poisons, Radioactives and Explosives 1
  • FRPT2235 Specialty Mitigation I 1
  • FRPT2240 Specialty Mitigation II 1
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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