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Basic Firefighter
Training
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The Basic Fire Fighter Training Program provides fire departments and fire protection districts with resources and financial support to facilitate and enable the training of fire fighters to minimum safety requirements. The program addresses the adopted NFPA 1001-2013 edition in modular format, NFPA 1403-2012 edition, NFPA 472-2013 edition and applicable sections of WAC 296-305.

Our Program Manual thoroughly explains the program and provides information about training requirements, the application process, and the reimbursement schedule. It also contains useful information for developing instructors and volunteer recruit schools. For additional information or questions about the program, email us atbasicff1@wsp.wa.gov.

Hazardous Materials Training

The State Fire Marshal’s Office coordinates and delivers Hazardous Materials Training to first responders statewide. This training is funded by the Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  • Available Courses

    Chemistry for Emergency Response
    Hazmat IQ – Above the Line/Below the Line
    Hazardous Materials Awareness
    Hazardous Materials Operations
    Hazardous Materials Technician
    • Hazardous Materials Safety Officer (Coming Soon)
    • Hazardous Materials Tox Medic (Coming Soon)

  • Cost

    There is no cost to attend any of these classes. Meals and lodging for courses offered at the WSP Shelton Academy and WSP Fire Training Academy will be paid for as part of these programs. At all other locations where classes are held, meals and lodging will be the responsibility of the student.

  • Training Prerequisites

    A minimum of Hazardous Materials Operations is required for attendance to the On-Scene Incident Command, the Train-the-Trainer Awareness & Operations, and the Technician courses.

    To host a course, course content or registration information email Hazmat@wsp.wa.gov.

  • Upcoming Conferences

    Statewide Hazardous Materials Workshop, April 20 & 21, 2018 in Spokane, WA. Check back here for registration information.

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