Course Goal: This course is intended to provide the student with the knowledge and skills required at the First Responder / Operations level of hazardous materials response.
Description of Course: This course consists of both Classroom and Hands on Training (Lab) where the student will participate in various techniques to control at Haz-Mat Situation.
Course Length: 24 Hours
Lead Instructor: Brad Silcox
Dates: June 6th, 13th, 16th, and 23rd
Class Times: 8am to 5pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Location: Berks County Fire Training Center, 895 Morgantown Road, Reading PA 19607
Course Cost: In-County: $50.00 Out of County: $100.00
Student Equipment/Supply Needs: Full structural protective clothing, S.C.B.A., Notebook suitable for field use.
Special Conditions: All provisions of the State Fire Academy Live Burn Policy in effect on the date of the class must be complied with fully. Minimum age for students in this class is sixteen years as of the first day of class. All students must successfully participate as a member of an interior attack team by attacking an interior fire as a condition of receiving a State Fire Academy certificate for this course.