PER-381 Transportation Container Loading and Unloading Emergency Response (TCLUER) – DHS/FEMA-Funded
RETURNING IN 2024!

Recommended Prerequisites – Firefighter I, or equivalent level of training Hazardous Materials Operations Equipment Requirements – Participants are required to provide Structural Firefighting gear. SERTC provides SCBA only. This 24-hour course focuses on specific fundamentals and skills associated with an emergency response to a Transportation Container Loading and Unloading Operation utilizing a commercial loading rack. […]

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PER-327 Crude Oil/Class 3 Flammable Liquid Emergencies Transported by Rail (FLE-RR) – DHS/FEMA-Funded
RETURNING IN 2024!

Note: Courses taught in Spanish currently unavailable. Required Prerequisites: Participants shall be a certified NFPA 1001 Firefighter I or equivalent Hazardous Materials Operations as described, at a minimum of OSHA 29CFR 1910.120 The Flammable Liquids Emergency Rail Response (FLE-RR) course is an “All Hazards” approach to  crude oil and class 3 flammable transported by rail. […]

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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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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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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-292 Leadership & Management of Surface Transportation Incidents (LMSTI) – DHS/FEMA-Funded

Note: Courses taught in Spanish currently unavailable. Recommended Prerequisites: NIMS/ICS online training links below: HazMat Operations or equivalent IS-100.C IS-200.B IS-700.B ICS-300 Course Objectives – The LMSTI course uses NIMS/ Incident Command System (ICS) guidelines and is designed to prepare participants for leadership and management of flammable/combustible liquid, hazardous material, or WMD/IED incidents involving surface […]

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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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