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In accordance with the REAL ID Act being enforced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security all visitors to federal facilities, including TTC, must provide proof of identification from a compliant REAL ID state .  Prior to visiting our site, please use the following link to check the status of your ID.  Instructions for individuals from noncompliant states are also provided.   Click here for Real ID requirements. Click here for acceptable forms of IDs

NEW 3-day, 24-hr Transportation Container Loading and Unloading Emergency Response (TCLUER)

Experience first-hand this new performance-based course. Specific fundamentals and skills associated with an emergency response to a Tank Car Loading and Unloading Operation utilizing a commercial loading rack. The orientation will be to manage releases and fires from surface transportation containers which are carrying DOT Hazard Class 3 products. Details

PHMSA-funded Remote — Responding to Flammable Liquids Training

SERTC is partnering with the Center for Rural Development (CRD), to provide remote-delivery training — “Responding to Incidents Involving Flammable Liquids Transported by Rail”. This training program is NO CHARGE to qualifying emergency volunteer and rural emergency responders. SERTC Instructional Staff will bring to your jurisdiction this training to assist with the understanding of, preparing for, and appropriate response to incidents involving flammable liquids including crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable liquids that travel by rail through their communities. Click for details to request training or Register today.

Web-based Training (WBT)

SERTC has five WBT courses to assist you — the emergency responder, to keep your skills fresh & up to date. Register Now.

No-charge Web-Based Flammable Liquids Transported by Rail. SERTC, in partnership with the Center for Rural Development (CRD), have released “Introduction to Flammable Liquids Training.”This is a Web Based Training program that is available at No Charge to emergency responders. Register Now

No-charge Web-Based CBR. The Association of American Railroads, in cooperation with the seven major railroads, BNSF, CN, CP, CSX, KCS, NS, and UP are now offering, at no charge to emergency responders, Crude by Rail Web Based Training. Register Now

Career Opportunities

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Continuing Education

CEU’s are now available at SERTC through Colorado State University – Pueblo (CSU-P). The Security and Emergency Response Training Center in partnership with the Division of Extended Studies at Colorado State University – Pueblo (CSU-P) provides an opportunity for all participants who complete the following courses:

  • Hazardous Materials Weapons of Mass Destruction Technician for Surface Transportation(DHS-DHS-FEMA Certified 2011)
  • Tank Car Specialist (DHS-FEMA Certified 2010)
  • Highway Emergency Response Specialist (DHS-FEMA Certified 2010)
  • Leadership and Management of Surface Transportation Incidents(DHS-FEMA Certified 2011)
  • Crude By Rail (DHS-FEMA Certified 2014)
  • Tactical Hazardous Materials Operations in Surface Transportation Incidents

Credits will be afforded to present and past students, with proper documentation, that they have attended the above courses from 2010 to present after certification by DHS-FEMA.

The participant will receive CEU’s on a transcript from the university and provides a permanent record that is accessible and available upon request.

SERTC is working with CSU-P toward offering additional course for Continuing Education Units to enhance the educational opportunities for attendees. Download the form for Residential Training or Download the form for Remote Training.

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Why Train at SERTC?

Carrying Crude by Rail…safely

CNBC’s Morgan Brennan reports on the fastest growing business for rail transportation–crude shipments–and how safety can be implemented into the process.
 Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 4:41 PM ET

SERTC Crude by Rail Experience

Nowhere else in the nation can you find extensive, hands-on, realistic training to help you be better prepared for HazMat Incidents for surface transportation, with full-scale props:

  • Cargo tanks
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Rail & Tank cars
  • Mass transit rail & highway transportation systems
  • Real chemical flaring & blasts
  • A broad spectrum of rail/highway accidents & spills

The World Trains Here, Shouldn’t You?
“…exactly what was needed to respond” to a highway cargo tank rollover.
—A student from Alaska, just a week after attending the SERTC training,

Be a part of more than 63,000 men & women from diverse public and private sectors throughout the world who have trained at SERTC since it opened in 1985. What are you waiting for?

Train Today for a Safe Tomorrow

Map to SERTC

  55500 DOT Rd   |   Pueblo, CO 81001   |   (719) 584-0584   |    (800) 933-4882  | E: sertc@aar.com