We provide continuing education courses to a workforce population in need of acquiring or updating their skills. Courses are offered in many areas including aviation, environmental health and safety, and emergency management. Developed via the collaboration of Arizona State University faculty and industry professionals, these course offerings are facilitated by subject matter experts in the various fields of study.
We offer enrollment classes at various ASU locations, including the Polytechnic campus in Mesa, SkySong in Scottsdale, ASU West, and our campus location in Tucson. In addition, we are available to develop and deliver site-specific courses customized to meet your needs at your facility.
For information regarding the professional development program courses listed on this page, please contact Chad Geelhood at (480) 727-1869.
For expanded options of OSHA “Safety” classes, please visit the OSHA Education Center website.
Course dates & information
|Workplace COVID-19 Safety Training (English)||Free||More Information|
|Workplace COVID-19 Safety Training (Spanish)||Free||More Information|
|General Public COVID-19 Safety Training (English)||Free||More Information|
|General Public COVID-19 Safety Training (Spanish)||Free||More Information|
Course Dates & Information
|Water Management Certification Program||$4,800||More Information|
|Regulation of Chemical Substances under TSCA, CERCLA, EPCRA and OSHA/MSHA HazComm||$250||More Information|
|16-Hr RCRA Regulation & Compliance Seminar||$360||More Information|
|8-Hr Water Quality Laws & Requirements Seminar||$250||More Information|
|8-Hr Clean Air Act - Regulatory Compliance Seminar||$250||More Information|
|8-Hr RCRA Refresher Seminar||$250||More Information|
|Greenhouse Gases & GHG Regulation Seminar||$250||More Information|
|New-Hire Environmental Compliance Training||$125||More Information|
|Climate Change in the West - Impact on Workers and Strategies to Adapt||$0||More Information|
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|8-Hr GHS & the Hazard Communucation Standard||$190||More Information|
|8-Hr HAZWOPER Manager/Supervisor Course||$190||More Information|
|8-Hr HAZWOPER On-scene Incident Comander||$190||More Information|
|8-Hr HAZWOPER Refresher Course (29CFR1910.120)||$190||More Information|
|40-Hr HAZWOPER Training Course||$630||More Information|
|8-Hr HAZWOPER First Responder Operations Level Training Course||$190||More Information|
|Heat Illness Prevention||$0||More Information|
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|Initial Hazardous Materials Transportation (49CFR) Certification Course||$320||More Information|
|International Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods (IATA) Certification||$220||More Information|
|8-Hr Hazardous Materials Transportation Refresher Certification||$220||More Information|
Chad Geelhood, M.B.A.
Assistant Director, ASU Environmental & Resource Management Professional Development Group
Chad has extensive experience in project management, consulting, and industrial health and safety training.
Dr. Kiril Hristovski, Ph.D.
International Collaboration Liaison, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security and Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
Dr. Hristovski is an Associate Professor in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. His research interests include Emergency Response training, nanomaterial synthesis and their environmental applications and implications, and water/wastewater treatment.
Hal Berkowitz, M.Ch.E.
Former Director, ASU Environmental & Resource Management Professional Development Group
Hal Berkowitz is an extensively experienced chemical engineer, consultant, and trainer in hazardous materials management, industrial health and safety, and site remediation.
James Weiss, M.S.
Former Environmental Program Manager, City of Chandler, Arizona
Jim Weiss has extensive experience in waste management, hazardous waste site remediation, and health and safety training.
Owner, All In One Mine Safety Training, LLC
Jeff has extensive experience in construction, mining, mine safety training. He has been a certified MSHA Instructor since 1996. He also has a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
Joseph Sorokach, M.S.
Special Waste Analyst, Republic Services Inc.
Joe is an experience instructor and has considerable experience in developing and conducting training programs to meet the HM181, HM126f, and HM232 requirements.
Rolf von Oppenfeld, J.D.
Managing Partner, Team for Environmental Science and Technology Law (TESTLaw) Practice Group
Von Oppenfeld has been listed in Best Lawyers in America under the category of Environmental Law. Prior to entering law, he worked as a chemist for the U.S. EPA’s enforcement division in Washington, D.C.
Joyann Hernandez, M.S.
Sr. Environmental Consultant, President of Sunflower Environmental Compliance Group LLC.
Joyann has over a decade of industrial experience in environmental health and safety regulation/compliance. She has extensive knowledge and practice within all medias related to environmental compliance.
Albert Brown, M.P.A.
Senior Lecturer, ASU Environmental & Resource Management
Brown is a former Director for the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department. He has also worked for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Norman Weiss, M.A.
President, N. Weiss Associates, Inc.
Norm is an Environmental Consultant and has extensive experience in Environmental compliance and training. He is a former Assistant Agency Director for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
Karika Bridgers, M.S.
Sr. Environmental Consultant, N. Weiss Associates, Inc.
Karika has extensive experience in environmental compliance. She has authored and co-authored numerous published articles and is a faculty associate for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU. She teaches courses in the Environmental and Resource Management program.