This is a two-part course based upon the requirements and competencies
recommended by NFPA 472, Chapter 3, Competencies for the First
Responder at the Operational Level.
The prerequisite to the classroom portion of
the course consists of a pre-study workbook, to be completed at
student's own pace. The workbook is based upon a study guide
provided by ERTI and the questions are referenced to the recommendations
of NFPA 472, Chapters 2 and 3, providing documentation of a successful
completion of the required competencies.
The classroom component of the course is
delivered to a location of your choice by two of our instructors.
Our instructors all have a minimum of five years experience in both
hazardous materials technician-level response and hazardous materials
instruction in courses ranging from Awareness Level to Specialist
The eight-hour classroom curriculum can
be customized to meet the needs of your organization. ERTI offers
any combination of multimedia lectures, interactive discussion, scenario
role-playing, exercises and manipulative drills so that you can choose
the format that is most appropriate for your personnel. Our
experienced instructors are able to train with the equipment currently
in use by your organization or, if you prefer, any necessary equipment
will be provided by ERTI including the very latest in response equipment
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