This Specialist-level course is a 10-day program of intense instruction and practice focusing on advanced hazardous materials control techniques and special topics dealing with advanced hazardous materials response. Subject areas include damage assessment, terminology, cargo tank design and construction, and containers used throughout highway, rail, industrial and marine settings. The course will culminate in practical exercises dealing with advanced hazardous materials response.
Prerequisites: Enrollment to this course is limited to 24 individuals. All applicants must be certified to the level of Hazardous Materials Technician prior to the start of class. Additionally, the course Chemistry of Hazardous Materials must also be completed prior to acceptance into the course. First preference will be given to current members of COV Regional Hazardous Materials Response Teams. Each team will be allotted two student openings. It is requested that each team submit applications for a maximum of two students and one alternate.
Cost: For members of COV Regional Hazardous Materials Response Teams, lodging will be direct billed to VDEM. Meals will be on a reimbursement basis.
Application: Download and complete the VDEM HAZMAT Training Application by March 12, 2016 to your regional VDEM Hazardous Materials Officer or the course manager. Please see information below.
Notification of Acceptance: March 16, 2018
Date:April 16, 2018 – April 27, 2018
Location:York County HazMat Training Facility, 503 Back Creek Rd, Seaford, VA
Course Manager:Amanda Weaver