HAZMAT TRAINING

  • NFPA 1072 HAZMAT Awareness &Operations (19-1072-0-5)

    (Fri Nov 1, 2019 - Sun Nov 3, 2019)


    This NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Core Operations Course is designed to give students the knowledge gained through classroom lectures and field training to act in a defensive posture to protect people, the environment, and property from the effects of an unplanned hazardous materials release.

    Students will gain knowledge in the areas of:

    Personal Protective Equipment
    Surveying an incident
    Characteristics of hazardous materials
    Development of an incident
    Decontamination
    Incident command


    Students will also learn about the legislation dealing with dangerous goods, markings and placard for shipments, hazardous materials containers and terrorism activities.

     

    Please note the OFMEM testing (written Awareness & Operations November 21 & practicals Operations on November 23)  

    Starts:

    November 1, 2019 6:00 to 10:00 PM

    Ends:

    November 3, 2019 5:00 PM

    Capacity:

    25

    Cost:

    $595.00

    Location:

    SFA Campus

     


    Starts:
    Nov 1, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends:
    Nov 3, 2019 6:00 PM
    Capacity:
    24
    Cost:
    $595.00
    Location:
    SFA Campus
  • NFPA 1072 HAZMAT Technician (20-1072-T-1)

    (Mon Mar 9, 2020 - Fri Mar 13, 2020)


    Course Name – SFA NFPA 1072(17) Hazardous Materials Technician Level

    Course Length:

    60 Hours of Online Interactive Pre-Class

    5 Days or 40 Hours of Practical Instruction

    1 Day or 8 hours of OFMEM Certification Testing for NFPA 1072(17) HAZMAT Technician

    NOTE – Pre-Service students will be required to pay the OFMEM a $175.00 testing fee.  This is not a Southwest Fire Academy Fee.  Municipal firefighters are exempt from this fee if their fire department signs them in for the testing.

     

    Course Description:

    Southwest Fire Academy provides candidates with a unique training opportunity for candidates to become trained and qualified to NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Technician Level.  This 80-hour course meets the requirements outlined in NFPA 1072(17).  Successful students will receive a certificate and completed Job Performance Requirements.  Training includes:

    • Equipment familiarization / inspection and maintenance
    • Decontamination
    • Air Monitoring and Sampling
    • Plugging / Patching
    • A / B / C Kits
    • Incident Command
    • Planning and Research

     

    Candidates will experience training sessions as well as they will run several scenarios based on actual calls that our instructors have experienced!

     

    SFA offers realistic training on life size and interactive props that ensure that our students face the challenges of mitigating a hazardous materials emergency while wearing PPE including:

    • Level A Suits
    • Level B Suits
    • SAR
    • SCBA

     

    Prerequisite:

    NFPA 472 Operations or NFPA 1072 Operations

     

    What to Bring to Class:

    • A safety-first attitude and open mind
    • CSA approved footwear (steel toe)
    • Camera – we encourage you take pictures
    • Station work wear – long pants / long sleeves recommended

     

    Course Includes:

    • Access to SFA PPE and equipment
    • Complete electronic JPR package (SFA retains all original documentation)
    • Certificate of qualification

    Starts:
    Mar 9, 2020 8:00 AM
    Ends:
    Mar 13, 2020 5:30 PM
    Capacity:
    12
    Cost:
    $995.00
    Location:
    SFA Campus
  • NFPA 1072 HAZMAT Technician (20-1072-T-2)

    (Mon Oct 26, 2020 - Fri Oct 30, 2020)


    Course Name – SFA NFPA 1072(17) Hazardous Materials Technician Level

    Course Length:

    60 Hours of Online Interactive Pre-Class

    5 Days or 40 Hours of Practical Instruction

    1 Day or 8 hours of OFMEM Certification Testing for NFPA 1072(17) HAZMAT Technician

    NOTE – Pre-Service students will be required to pay the OFMEM a $175.00 testing fee.  This is not a Southwest Fire Academy Fee.  Municipal firefighters are exempt from this fee if their fire department signs them in for the testing.

     

    Course Description:

    Southwest Fire Academy provides candidates with a unique training opportunity for candidates to become trained and qualified to NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Technician Level.  This 80-hour course meets the requirements outlined in NFPA 1072(17).  Successful students will receive a certificate and completed Job Performance Requirements.  Training includes:

    • Equipment familiarization / inspection and maintenance
    • Decontamination
    • Air Monitoring and Sampling
    • Plugging / Patching
    • A / B / C Kits
    • Incident Command
    • Planning and Research

     

    Candidates will experience training sessions as well as they will run several scenarios based on actual calls that our instructors have experienced!

     

    SFA offers realistic training on life size and interactive props that ensure that our students face the challenges of mitigating a hazardous materials emergency while wearing PPE including:

    • Level A Suits
    • Level B Suits
    • SAR
    • SCBA

     

    Prerequisite:

    NFPA 472 Operations or NFPA 1072 Operations

     

    What to Bring to Class:

    • A safety-first attitude and open mind
    • CSA approved footwear (steel toe)
    • Camera – we encourage you take pictures
    • Station work wear – long pants / long sleeves recommended

     

    Course Includes:

    • Access to SFA PPE and equipment
    • Complete electronic JPR package (SFA retains all original documentation)
    • Certificate of qualification

    Starts:
    Oct 26, 2020 8:00 AM
    Ends:
    Oct 30, 2020 5:00 PM
    Capacity:
    12
    Cost:
    $995.00
    Location:
    SFA Campus