Certified HAZWOPER Specialist Train The Trainer Course

Professional Credential: Certified HAZWOPER Training Specialist (CHTS - Trainer

(Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.)

Our HAZWOPER Training Specialist (HTS) Course Covers:

OSHA Hazwoper Standards
Chemistry and toxicology review
Identifying the hazards of HAZMATS
Emergency incident command procedures
Practical exercises for the student

Certification: HAZWOPER Training Specialist (CHTS)

Learning Outcome:

This course is specifically designed to prepare trainers to train workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120 Trainees must have additional hands-on training in the donning, doffing, and use of the Personal Protective Equipment required for their jobsite(s) in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120.  Trainers will be require to develop and teach a portion of the course.

Workers must have 40 hours of initial training and at least three days of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site.

This course meets the standard requirement of 40 hours of initial training. The required 8 hours of hands-on training can be completed by a qualified instructor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.


This course will be valuable for:

Certified Hazardous Waste Employees
Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,
Safety & Health Committee Members
Government Inspectors
General Industry and Construction Personnel
Training Managers
Industrial Hygienists
Environmental Professionals


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam.  A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.