World renowned for its hands-on, customized training, the Texas Engineering Extension Service offers a wide range of technical and skills training programs aimed at employed workers and those entering the labor force. During its fiscal year 2010, TEEX provided training and technical assistance to more than 194,000 people from all 50 states, five U.S. territories, the District of Columbia and 56 countries.
TEEX is a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest and most complex systems of higher education in the United States. Through a statewide network of 11 university campuses, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 120,000 students, conducts more than $730 million in research and reaches another 22 million people through service each year.
Whether throughout Texas or across the globe, TEEX can be counted on for excellent training and technical expertise of its nearly 1,000 employees, many of whom are the top experts in their respective fields. Through contracts and agreements with governments and overseas companies, TEEX provides its unique, specialized training and technical assistance to workers worldwide, ranging from the smallest volunteer fire departments in Texas to some of the largest companies in the world.
For more than 80 years, TEEX’s goals have included protecting people and the environment, building a safe, modern infrastructure, providing technical training and promoting economic development. The agency’s ongoing efforts have resulted in cleaner drinking water, better roads and infrastructure, safer workplaces and improved public safety and security through the training of law enforcement officers and firefighters.
Home to the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center since 1998, TEEX has been at the forefront of preparing the emergency response community to respond to, manage and recover from large-scale terrorist incidents, natural disasters and public health emergencies. TEEX also led the initiative to form Texas Task Force 1, both a state and national urban search and rescue team, and established the state's first swiftwater rescue strike team.
The Texas Engineering Extension Service develops a skilled and trained workforce that enhances public safety, security, and economic growth of the state and the nation through training, technical assistance, and emergency response.
The Texas Engineering Extension Service will be recognized as a service oriented agency that improves the lives of people by helping them provide safe communities and economic opportunity.
Learn about distribution system hydraulics, water mains and services, valves and hydrants, pumps and motors, meters and services and operation and maintenance of your system. Refresh your memory with an introduction to the water distribution system and sources and characteristics of water. How do the services you supply affect public relations and public health? Learn all this from a team of highly qualified and certified instructors. Upon successful ...
Incident Management / Unified Command (MGT-313) (ICS-300 Equivalent and Compliant)
This course trains emergency responders and their supervisors and managers in the skills necessary to effectively plan for and manage a WMD/terrorism incident by adapting the existing Incident Command System (ICS) to the unique challenges posed by the integration of local, state, and federal agencies and departments into a unified command structure. The course uses a multidiscipline, jurisdictional teambuilding approach to accomplish the learning ...