This is the 160 hour blended (hybrid) on-line and hands-on program is designed for personnel who will fulfill the functions of a Hazardous Materials Technician. The program involves an initial one – day classroom session, followed by 80 hours of on-line instructor led training and 72 hours of in field hands-on skill building sessions.

This program is based upon “Hazardous Materials Technician” IFSTA 2nd edition which will be provided the first day of class. The program will be presented in 4 separate weeks as outlined below. Upon completion the participant will be eligible to take the Florida State Fire College’s voluntary hazardous materials technician certification examination. The participant must participate in all online sessions and attend all seven days of hands-on to successfully complete the program.





Initial Day

Program Introduction & Risk Assessment

Monday March 2, 2020

0830 – 1730

Online Sessions

12 Instructor Led, Online Modules

March 3 – May 25, 2020



Hands-On Sessions

June 1 – 5

0800 – 1800


Hands-On Sessions

June 8 & 9

0800 –1900