Public Safety Training Center


Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification
Class Date(s) Wednesday, Jul 17 2024 6:00PM-8:00PM  
Class# 24HMA9  

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Description

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the minimum competence for a responder at the first level of progression. A person certified at the Hazardous Material Awareness level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to recognize the presence of a hazardous material or WMD, protect themselves, call for trained personnel and secure the incident. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook

Prerequites: Hazardous Materials Awareness, completed PA State Fire Academy HMA certifiaciton application

Required Equipment: PA State Photo ID

Price $60.00
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Important Enrollment Information
Students are expected to bring all required equipment to class everyday
Students that register, but do not show up for class, with less than 48 hour notice (during normal buisness day) will be invoiced for the entire course
Students that fail to meet all the minmum attendace/skill requirements and are unsuccessful with the course will be invoiced for the class
Students that have a diagnosed learning disability must submit a copy of their Individual Educational Plan (I.E.P.) to the Fire Training Coordinator no less than two (2) weeks prior to course start, so that appropriate arrangements can be facilitated. Failure to submit a copy of the IEP may result in delay of accommodations. Certification testing thru the PA State Fire Academy has different requirements for submission of I.E.P., please contact the Fire Training Coordinator no less than thirty (30) business days prior to the scheduled test date for instructions on how to request accommodations from PA State Fire Academy as it relates to certification testing. Certification testing thru the PA Department of Health (DOH) has different requirements for submission of I.E.P., please contact the Fire Training Coordinator no less than thirty (30) business days prior to the scheduled test date for instructions on how to request accommodations from PA DOH, as it relates to certification testing.
Class Location
Classroom 100
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