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Hazardous Materials Instructor Training Course

August 30-September 1, 2022

St. Louis, Missouri

Course and General Information

Target Audience

  • Class III Associate Members
  • Qualified CVSA non-members who train hazmat employees

Class Size

This course is limited to 24 students. The number of employees from a single company/business may be limited.


  1. You have some experience as a trainer.
  2. You have basic knowledge of Title 49 CFR Part 172.
  3. You currently teach hazmat employees or plan to in the future.

This course WILL NOT cover 49 CFR Part 172 in detail. Prior to attending this training, you should already have a working knowledge of the hazardous materials table, shipping papers, marking, labeling and placarding.


To attend this course, all registrants must sign the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease.

What to Expect

  • All training materials will be provided, including hazardous materials and safety regulations, emergency response guidebook, the CVSA North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, highlighters and pens.
  • Students will be given a pre-test prior to class on the CVSA Learning portal.
  • Students will be given and must pass a post-test at the end of the course. The post-test will be an individual effort using only the books and class material provided during the training. A score of at least 70% on the post-test is required to pass the course and receive a certificate of completion. A student who scores lower than 70% or chooses not to take the final exam will receive a certificate of attendance.

Training Location

Missouri Department of Transportation Management Center
14301 South Outer 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO  63017


The course will be delivered, Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT each day.

Dress Code

Appropriate dress for the training course is business casual.


The average high temperature in Austin in June is 92 degrees with an average low of 72 degrees.

Events Health Policy

CVSA makes the health and safety of all attendees at a CVSA meeting, event, training course, session, conference, etc., a priority. We are committed to following all U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines as well as local health and facility protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adopt enhanced health and safety measures, as appropriate, at CVSA in-person events. All attendees are required to agree to the

Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease

Every individual registered for this course must sign the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease, to attend this course. This is a requirement. Individuals who do not sign the waiver will not be permitted to attend this course.

Consent to Multimedia Use

Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities – in-person or virtually – constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Copyright Acknowledgement

By registering and attending the event, an attendee may participate or contribute to discussions regarding the Standards and CVSA Materials (“work product”) and hereby acknowledges that it is their intent and understanding that the intellectual property, including copyright in and to the work product, and all derivative works and/or any modifications and variations of the work product, did, does and will vest solely in CVSA. To the extent that an attendee contributes to the work product during the event, they do not claim any ownership in the work product and instead hereby completely assign any and all copyrights and any other intellectual property rights in their contributions to CVSA.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, contact CVSA Director of Hazardous Materials Programs Bill Reese at 301-830-6148 or bill.reese@cvsa.org.