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Hazardous Materials Removal Technician Certificate

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Learn the skills you need to launch a new career in this high-demand industry

The University of Central Missouri’s Hazardous Materials Removal Technician Certificate program prepares students to work as effective and safe hazardous materials (HAZMAT) removal workers. HAZMAT removal workers target and cleanup materials that are determined to be harmful to people and/or the environment such as asbestos, mold and other materials. Typical duties include following safety procedures before, during and after cleanup; complying with local, state and federal laws related to disposal; HAZMAT testing; building containment areas; remove or cleanup of HAZMAT areas; cleaning tools and equipment for reuse; the packaging, transportation and storing of hazardous materials; and record keeping of activities. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States annual median income for this occupation was $43,900 in 2019 with this occupation expected to grow by 8 percent through 2029 with 3,700 new jobs expected.

UCM certificate cost icon   $3,100 Calendar icon  

Classes forming now. Hybrid, instructor-led and online

Contact hours icon    120 hours  Prerequesites checklist icon   High-school diploma or GED recommended. 18 years or older. 

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Earn certificates valued by employerswoman-in-construction-workplace

Students successfully completing this course are prepared to earn valuable industry-recognized certificates such as OSHA 10, HAZWOPER 40, RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting) and Health Hazard Awareness and Shipping, Handling and Storage of Hazardous substance (DOT) ground credentials. In addition, students will learn important workforce skills through CoreBuilders© Workplace Success Skills in active learning, human behavior, goals, problem solving and career management. This holistic learning program strengthens students’ ability to apply the related knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform at a high level in life and on the job.

What you will learn

  • HAZWOPER 40-hour training
  • Health hazard awareness
  • Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP)
  • OSHA 10 - Introduction to health and safety for general industry
  • Shipping, Handling and Storage of Hazardous Substance (DOT) Ground Credentials
  • CoreBuilders© Workplace Success Skills in Active Learning, self-leadership, integrity, teamwork, communications, human behavior, goals, problem solving and career management

Expected awards

  • OSHA 10
  • HAZWOPER 40, RRP
  • Health Hazard Awareness and Shipping, Handling and Storage of Hazardous Substance (DOT)
  • UCM Certificate of Completion

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