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TCFP 205 Hazardous Materials Operations (Skills Included)

24.00 Hours ONLINE ONLY

 

Description of Certification Level

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS

Hazardous Materials Operations Level Personnel are those who respond to hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents for the purpose of implementing or supporting actions to protect nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release.

Response options for operations level responders are generally limited to nonintervention or defensive actions.

The Hazardous Materials Operations Level Responder must first master all the job performance requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities pertaining to:

·        Awareness Level Personnel, and

·        The competencies of this chapter

Note: In order to successfully complete the Texas Commission on Fire Protection’s Basic Structure Firefighter curriculum, all the job performance requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities must be mastered pertaining to:

·       Awareness Level Personnel,

·       Operations Level Responders, and

·       Hazardous Materials Operations Level – Mission Specific Competencies of:

o   Using Personal Protective Equipment, and

o   Performing Product Control.

This is in accordance with the competency requirements of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications 2008 Ed., the TCFP Standards Manual and the TCFP Curriculum Manual.

 

Online and Resident Courses  

If a department has more than 5 students, NTFA staff will come to your location and conduct skills. Saving your department critical budget dollars

Cost of Course $150.00     

Online classes begin anytime based on student dates requested. The online class takes at least 30 days to complete. You must attend skills training on the 1st weekend of the month while enrolled in class. (1 skill dates)

You must complete the course with a 70 average to be eligible to take the state certification test.

TEXTBOOK

Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition Manual and Course Workbook Package
[36930]

 

 

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS
CURRICULUM OUTLINE

SECTION

SUBJECT

RECOMMENDED
HOURS

602-5.1

General - Introduction - Laws, Regulations, and National Consensus Standards

1

602-5.2

Analyzing the Incident

14

602-5.3

Planning the Response

9

602-5.4

Implementing the Planned Response

6

602-5.5

Evaluating Progress

2

602-5.6

Terminating the Incident - Reserved - None required at this level

 

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED HOURS

32

 

The recommended hours include time for skills evaluation and are based on 12 students. Hours needed depend on the actual number of students.

Note: In order to successfully complete the Texas Commission on Fire Protection’s Basic Structure Firefighter curriculum, all the job performance requirements and knowledge skills and abilities must be mastered pertaining to:

·        Awareness Level Personnel (Section 601),

·        Operations Level Responder (Section 602),

·        Operations Level Responder: Mission Specific Competencies of:

o   Using Personal Protective Equipment (Section 603-6.2),

o   Performing Product Control (Section 603-6.6)

This is in accordance with the competency requirements of NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications 2008 ed., the TCFP Standards Manual, and the TCFP Certification Curriculum Manual.