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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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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