Thread: HazMat School

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    FFP Guest

    Post HazMat School

    Hello Everyone,
    I am currently a volly in California, But I am moving to Montana to go to Paramedic school here in a month. Eventually I would like to work in Haz Mat area of the fire dept. How do I go about doing this? Where is the best school? Does the NFA offer this training?


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    kbevan Guest


    The NFA offers some great training. Our department requires 3 of these classes before considering employees for promotion to the Haz Mat Team. The following are all NFA Classes:

    Chemistry of Hazardous Materials (80 hours)
    Hazardous Materials On-Site Practices (80)
    Hazardous Materials Incident Management (40)

    They also have a good Advance Life Support for Haz Mat.

    These classes are offered around the country check the NFA web site for info on Location and acceptance.

    Good Luck

    [This message has been edited by kbevan (edited 12-02-2000).]

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    dfwscotty Guest


    Transportation Test Center in Pueblo, Co. has an excellent Hazmat School. It is a little pricey(I think like a little over $2000 for an 80 hour tech course) but it you do all hands on and on your final day there is a wrecked train that the whole class will conduct an incident on. Check out the website

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    FFP Guest


    Do you know if the certification is accepted around the country?

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