Advanced Explosives

Course Categories: 
Hazardous Materials Courses
This course has been designed to provide HM investigators with advanced knowledge of explosives to conduct enhanced and complex investigations on explosive carriers and shippers. 
Continuous Learning Points Awarded: 
24 Hours
Target Audience: 
This course is open to all Federal, State, MCSAP law enforcement personnel responsible for conducting Hazardous Materials investigations.
Course Number: 
Hazmat 203
Prerequisites for Attendance: 
Investigators shall possess a Certificate of Proficiency for conducting NAS A, B; HM and CTI Level I Inspections. Candidates also need to possess certification for conducting investigations (BIT, ISA) Host Agencies shall provide, or require students to bring laptop with current CAPRI and Guard/eFOTM, the most current version of the Hazardous Materials Regulations and OOS Criteria. OR Investigators having successfully completed the following FMCSA NTC trainings: General Hazardous Materials (GHM), Cargo Tank Inspection (CTI), Other Bulk Packaging (OBP), and Advanced Roadside–HAZMAT and are CR certified.
Upon completion of this course, investigators will be able to conduct complex investigations identifying applicable regulations for explosive operations to minimize the risks associated in the transportation of explosive materials and improve the motor carrier’s regulatory knowledge by explaining regulations and taking applicable enforcement if necessary.


Ben Werner
Curriculum Manager, National Training Center
(703) 235-0501
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Suite 500
Vienna, VA 22180