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Hazardous Materials Code Enforcement R0615

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Technical Hazardous Materials
Training Specialists

Dave Donohue

Keith Heckler

Delivery type
6-day on-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, three semester hours in fire science or fire administration.

This 6-day course is designed to guide students in gaining and sharing the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively recognize and analyze hazardous materials risk, classify the materials, and apply the codes, standards, and regulations to prevent incidents and mitigate threats to life and property. Upon completion of the course, students learn how to analyze the level of fire and life safety inside and outside of occupied and unoccupied structures or facilities that handle, use, store, transport and dispose of hazardous materials.

Learning is accomplished through interactive lecture, group activities and testing. Students will study:

  • Identification and classification of hazardous materials.
  • Application of codes and control methods.
  • Planning by analyzing risk and vulnerability.
  • Demonstration of risk-reduction techniques.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 98KB
Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment PDF 300KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

Hazardous materials inspectors, fire safety personnel, plans reviewers, building officials, planners, and safety personnel responsible for ensuring fire and life safety.


Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
December 18 - 23, 2022 Application period closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 14 - 19, 2023 Apply on 10/15/2022 - 12/15/2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 11 - 16, 2023 Apply on 10/15/2022 - 12/15/2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland
September 24 - 29, 2023 Apply on 10/15/2022 - 12/15/2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland