Highway Emergency Response Specialist-Advanced (HERS-A)

Recommended Prerequisite – HERS Course Objectives – This 40 hour course was developed to challenge the seasoned Highway Emergency Response Specialist through a number of hands-on simulated, complex highway related incidents/accidents involving cargo tanks, intermodal tanks, van trailers, non-bulk packaging, and compressed gas cylinders. Participants respond throughout the week to function within a designated emergency response […]

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PER-291 Highway Emergency Response Specialist (HERS) – DHS/FEMA-Funded

Note: Courses taught in Spanish currently unavailable. Recommended Prerequisites: HazMat Technician Level or equivalent IS-100.C IS-200.B IS-700.B Course Objectives – The HERS course focuses on specific fundamentals and skills associated with emergency response to a highway incident potentially involving flammable/combustible liquids, toxic or industrial hazardous materials, or WMD/IEDs. Participants are provided with detailed technical information […]

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HazMat Technician Refresher (HMTR)

Recommended Prerequisite – HazMat Technician Level or equivalent This course covers the skills and knowledge required of HAZMAT Technicians who respond offensively to releases or potential releases of hazardous materials for the purpose of controlling the release. They are more aggressive than first responders at the operations level in that they will approach the point […]

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PER-293 HazMat/WMD Technician for Surface Transportation (HWMDTST) – DHS/FEMA-Funded

Note: Courses taught in Spanish currently unavailable. Recommended Prerequisites NIMS/ICS online training links below: Operations Level as defined under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) IS-100.C IS-200.B IS-700.B Course Objectives – The HWMDTST academically, technically, and physically challenging course is designed to prepare technical responders for the offensive measures necessary to mitigate a flammable/combustible liquid, toxic or […]

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PER-290 Tank Car Specialist (TCS) – DHS/FEMA-Funded

Note: Courses taught in Spanish currently unavailable. Recommended Prerequisites: Technician Level IS-100.C IS-200.B IS-700.B Course Objectives – The TCS course is specifically designed as intensive hazardous materials emergency response training for the specialist level and will bring the hazardous materials technician to the highest recognized level of training identified by Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), […]

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Tank Car Specialist-Advanced (TCS-A)

Recommended Prerequisites: TCS, Technician as defined under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q) This 40-course teaches the technical skills and knowledge required for the safe response to HazMat/WMD incidents of rolling stock used in rail surface transportation at a level above that of a Tank Car Specialist. Participants will focus on performing confinement and containment exercises on […]

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PER-367 Tactical HazMat Operations in Surface Transportation (THMOST) – DHS/FEMA-Funded

Required Prerequisite & Vetting Process: • Certified Peace Officer or Medical Personnel • Or attached to an Agency Tactical Team or Active Shooter Hostile Events Response (ASHER) • And HazMat Awareness completion Course Objectives – The THMOST course is specifically designed to provide participants in law enforcement with advanced knowledge and practical skills needed to […]

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PER-290 Tank Car Specialist (TCS) – DHS/FEMA-Funded Blended Learning

Course Objectives The SERTC Academy Tank Car Specialist (TCS) course focuses on specific fundamentals associated with emergency response to a railroad incident involving hazardous materials and flammable/combustible liquids. Participants are provided with detailed technical information on all common types of rail tank cars, intermodal and portable tanks, their design, and construction. Participants will review technical […]

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