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Application Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must be able to pass an OSHA Physical

Must be able to pass a background check

Must be able to acquire a TN Explosive Handler’s Permit

Cannot be claustrophobic or color blind

Every person wishing to enroll in the UT-RELYANT UXO Training Program will be required to complete multiple steps in the application process. Please refer to the time-table to ensure that you are able to enroll in your preferred class starting date. Upon completing the online registration form, you will be receiving a registration packet in the mail. The registration packet will include all of the necessary instructions and forms to complete all of the different steps in the registration process.

Course Description: UXO Technician I Training

  • Certifications: UXO Tech 1 Certificate; HAZWOPER Certificate; IMAS Certificate; Heavy Machinery Certificate
  • Course Duration: 7 weeks
  • Course Fees: $9,495
  • Course Locations: Knoxville and Greenback, Tennessee
  • Questions: 865-724-2446


  • Process application – 1 week
  • Obtain Federal Background Check – 3 business days (school will provide for you)
  • Obtain TN Explosive Handler’s Certificate – must be applied for before the start of class
  • Physical Exam and Drug Test – school will perform on the first day of class

Upcoming course dates:

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Payment Options

There are several different methods to pay for the program. Many people have realized that VA benefits or student loans are the best way to pay for education. Please read the section below about both of these options. We would be more than happy to assist anyone with questions about payment. Please contact our office at 865-974-0150 or

VA Education Benefits

We encourage all active or former military personnel to check their VA Education Benefits. Most veterans can have their full tuition paid for plus additional money for excess expenses. Please check with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to see what you qualify for. Also, refer to the University of Tennessee Veterans Success Center.

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Sallie Mae Student Loans

Please visit the Sallie Mae website for loan options.
When applying, make sure to use our school code: 00353097 or click on The University of Tennessee – Professional & Personal Development in the drop down menu.

*For cancellation/refund information, see our FAQ page.