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

    June 23-27, 2014
    August 18-22, 2014- CLASS IS FULL
    October 20-24, 2014
    January 26-30, 2015 CLASS IS CANCELLED
    March 16-20, 2015
    May 11-15, 2015 RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 8-12, 2015
    July 13-17, 2015

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

    July 24, 2014
    September 18, 2014
    November 20, 2014
    February 19, 2015
    April 23, 2015 CLASS IS FULL
    June 25, 2015
  • 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.