Beaumont Emergency Services Complex

Beaumont Emergency Services Complex (BEST Complex)

The ISTC- BEST Complex division was established in 2004 to service International Industrial and Municipal customers in meeting OSHA, NFPA and other regulatory requirements for emergency services training.

Visit the BEST Complex website for more information today.

Our highly talented Instructors and Support Staff are proficient, experienced and qualified to provide professional training at one of the largest Live-Fire, liquid and gas fueled training facilities in the world. Our team provides superior emergency services training while maximizing your training dollar.

Administrative Coordinator Trisha Kelley
  • Phone: 409-291-4417
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Training Coordinator Jim Philp
  • Phone: 409-291-4447
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Field Coordinator David Villanoueva
  • Phone: 409-291-4443
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Maintenance Team Leader Paul Willett
  • Phone: 409-291-4448
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Vice President of Operations Denzil Thompson
  • Phone: 409-291-4442
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We offer:

Industrial Fire Brigade Training- (Company Sponsored) These sessions are designed to meet OSHA and NFPA Annual live-fire training requirements and maintain or achieve proficiency at industrial firefighting.

Pro-Board Certification Training- We conduct Pro Board certification training through our Cooperative Learning Center (CLC) Agreement with TEEX in the following areas:

  • NFPA 1081 Industrial Exterior Fire Brigade Training
  • NFPA 1081 Industrial Interior Fire Brigade Training
  • NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Incident Command Training

NFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer Training- This course is designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge needed for certification to the Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer.

Hazardous Materials Training- Hazardous Material personnel must keep their skills sharp for continued emergency response. These courses meet proficiency requirements by demonstrating skills on live-leak simulators and other challenging scenarios.

Incident Command (ICS) and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Training- We conduct this training utilizing one of the nation’s only 3-dimensional simulators. Participants are tasked with problem solving and critical decision making events.

Industrial Rescue Training- High Angle and Confined Space Rescue for Industrial Rescue Teams.

Municipal Firefighter Training- These sessions are designed to maintain proficiency and continue the education of municipal career and volunteer firefighters.

CPR/First Aid Training- This course is a basic First Aid / CPR / AED American Heart Association 2 year Certification training program.

HAZWOPER Training- Courses consist of the 8 Hour Refresher, 24 Hour, and 40 Hour Hazardous Waste General Site Worker’s Training programs. The programs are designed to train General Site Workers in classroom topics for Hazardous Waste Operations.

Contractor Training- Firewatch/Fireguard, ExxonMobil Safety Overseer, and Motiva MX06 Monitor Training.

Custom Training Courses- We also provide custom training course development to fit your specific needs.

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