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2017 Course Dates Available for ICS 300 & 400 

Hazardous Materials Incident Response: ​Technician

May 1-5 and May 8-12, 2017, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
KCFD Training Academy, 5130 Deramus,
Kansas City, MO 64120
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This 80-hour course is designed to meet the competencies for Hazardous Materials Technician and Hazmat On-Scene Incident Commander as outlined in OSHA 1910.120, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response and the educational competencies referenced in 2013 NFPA 472, Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials.

Download the flyer that includes a list of prerequisite courses and equipment required»

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Train the Trainer Course

This course produces competent instructors for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training course. Selection Criteria: People who will serve as the Course Manager for the CERT Basic Training course and people who will be CERT Basic Training course instructors in any capacity.
Prerequisites: Must have a referral from a CERT-sponsoring agency. The CERT-sponsoring agency could be a local, regional or state government agency. Must have taken the 20-hour CERT Basic Training course.

Date: May 23-25, 2017, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Platte County Resource Center
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Kansas City, MO 64153

Enrollment Deadline: May 15, 2017
Fill out an online application here or download the flyer»

MC306 Tanker Rollover Course

On behalf of the Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC) and the Mid-America LEPC, we are pleased to announce the “MC306 Tanker Rollover” course scheduled June 5, 6 and 7, 2017 at the Kansas City Missouri Fire Training Academy located at 5130 Deramus Kansas City, MO 64120. Class time is from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

This is an eight-hour course offered three different days and will educate first responders on the common practices responders may be required to perform while responding to an MC 306/406 incident. Download the course flyer»

There is no cost to attend. Registration and student registration forms are online at the SEMA website:

Contact Lisa Jobe, MERC Training Coordinator with any questions and registration at 573.526.9241 or