Emergency Response Training

Training participants learning decontamination processEmergency Response training is designed for workers that respond to the release of hazardous substances. Examples of those who need certification are: First Responder Awareness (FRA), First Responder Operational (FRO), Hazardous Materials Technician, or Hazardous Materials Incident Commander (IC). Courses certified through Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI).


  • 40-Hour Hazardous Materials Industry Technician designed for workers that respond to the release of hazardous substances
    Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

    September 19-23, 2016 CLOSED
    November 14-18, 2016
    January 9-13, 2017
    March 27-31, 2017
    May 15-19, 2017
    July 17-21 2017

  • 8-Hour Refresher Course designed for those who have completed the 24 or 40 hour courses for Industry Technician and Incident Commander
    8am - 5pm

    August 18, 2016
    October 20, 2016
    December 15, 2016
    February 16, 2017
    April 20, 2017
    June 15, 2017
  • First Responder FRA, FRO, and IC (on request)

Fees and Registration

$100 per day
Our fees include tuition, course materials, refreshments, parking, certificate of completion (when course requirements are met and course fee has been paid). All our classes count towards ABIH Certification Maintenance Points.


HAZWOPER complies with 29 CFR 1910.120, Appendix E Training Curriculum Guidelines, which require that:

  • Emergency response personnel receive 8 to 40 hours of training;
  • Workers receive 8 hour annual refresher courses;
  • On-site supervisors receive 24 or 40 hours of basic training plus 8 additional hours of specialized training.