Health, Safety, Environmental Technician (HSET)

Health, Safety, and Environmental Technician (HSET) / 064

Course Date

10/07/19 – 11/14/19

Course Location

Anchorage Extension, 3700 Centerpoint Dr. Ste. 102, Anchorage, AK

Program Description

The goal of this program is to produce competent HSE personnel that possess the effective communication skills and working knowledge necessary to develop and maintain a safe work site. This is an in-depth course that instructs not only on the regulations but how they apply to the job; how to use the tools of the trade (e.g. direct reading instruments); and the essential role safety documents play in communication among work sites and crews. Participants will acquire the skills and knowledge needed to protect workers while on the job and to ensure that their company meets occupational safety and health requirements. This program is based on the NCCER curriculum, and is taught in a modular format.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Safety Technology
  • Hazard Recognition, Evaluation, and Control
  • Risk Analysis and Assessments
  • Inspections, Audits, and Observations
  • Employee Motivation
  • Site-Specific ES&H Plans
  • Emergency Action Plans
  • JSAs and TSAs
  • Safety Orientation and Training
  • Work Permit Policies
  • Confined-Space Entry Procedures
  • Safety Meetings
  • Accident Investigation: Policies and Procedures
  • Accident Investigation: Data Analysis
  • Record keeping
  • OSHA Inspection Procedures
  • Es&H Data Tracking and Trending
  • Environmental Awareness
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER
  • Fall Protection Competent Person
  • First Aid / CPR / AED
  • NSTC Confined Space
  • NSTC Energy Isolation
  • NSTC Respiratory Protection
  • NSTC Unescorted w/ H2S
  • OSHA 30 Hour
  • Design and Deliver Effective Training
  • Introduction to Basic Rigging and Signal Person
  • Trenching & Shoring
  • Technical Writing

Certifications or Certificates

Graduates who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to earn the following certifications or certificates.

  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER
  • Fall Protection Competent Person
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • NCCER Safety Technology
  • NIT Certificate of Completion
  • NSTC Confined Space
  • NSTC Energy Isolation
  • NSTC Respiratory Protection
  • NSTC Unescorted with H2S
  • OSHA 30 Hour
  • Professional Workforce Communication and Training Development

Length of Program

  • 240 Hours (Homework Required)

Format of Program

  • 6 Weeks
  • Offered at the main campus in Palmer, Alaska, and both the JBER and Anchorage extension campuses

Prerequisites for Enrollment

  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • DOT Equivalent Drug Test (If accepted, test can be done no more than 10 days before class begins)
  • Hard-toed work boots or similar
  • Pre-Participation Physical
  • Social Security Card
  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License or State Issued Photo ID Card

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure funding or provide payment for tuition and any training related costs. Additional costs not included in this price are, but not limited to: drug test and physicals, CDL, transportation, room and board, child care, etc.

Course Cost

$6,000

The following information applies to all NIT vocational programs, and any continued education programs exceeding 80 hours.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure funding or provide payment for tuition and any training related costs. Additional costs not included in this price are, but not limited to: drug test and physicals, transportation, room and board, child care, etc. An applicant may apply at any time but may enter class only on specified starting dates. Classes have limited enrollment. If you have questions about our classes and course schedules, please contact us at 907-357-6400.