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Application Requirements:

Must be 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


I have read and understand the Application Requirements.


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. Inside 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 Location: Knoxville, TN
  • Questions: 865-974-0150

UXO Demolition



  • 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



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Payment Options

There are several different methods to pay for the UXO Training 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 Benefits

We encourage all active or former military personnel to check their VA Benefits. Most veterans can have their full tuition paid for plus additional money for excess expenses. Please check with the Office of Veteran’s Affairs to see what you qualify for. Also, refer to VA Benefits at the University of Tennessee.

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Sallie Mae

The UT-RELYANT UXO Training Program is an approved Sallie Mae course with payments as low as $126 per month. They have a wide arrangement of payment plans so that you can choose the one that best fits your lifestyle. Please click here to visit their website. Our School ID # is 00353097, which is needed during the application process.


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