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Hazardous Materials Code Enforcement R0615

Training Specialists


Dave Donohue
301-447-1094

Keith Heckler
301-447-1380

Delivery type


6-day on-campus

Continuing education units


4.0

ACE recommendation


In the lower-division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in hazardous materials management.

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.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Welcome Letter, BYOD Instructions, Pre-course Assignment: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0615.pdf PDF 98KB
Course Syllabus: https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_r0615.pdf PDF 300KB

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

ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
June 23 - 28, 2024 Wait List Opportunity Apply Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 17 - 22, 2024 Apply between 6/15/2024 - 7/15/2024 Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 18 - 23, 2025 Apply between 12/15/2024 - 1/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 22 - 27, 2025 Apply between 12/15/2024 - 1/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 24 - 29, 2025 Apply between 3/15/2025 - 4/15/2025 Emmitsburg, Maryland