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Entry-Level Radon Measurement and Mitigation Courses for NRPP Certification

The following is a list of trainers who provide entry level radon training courses. To become certified as either a radon mitigation or measurement service provider one must attend an entry level course, such as the ones listed below, pass a NRPP Exam and submit an application. If you attend one of the classroom-based courses, you will be offered the opportunity to take the NRPP exam at the conclusion of the course. If you choose to complete a distance-based course, you will need to schedule your certification exam through a PSI computer-based testing site. Please call PSI's central registration at 800-211-2754. The cost is $110 for Measurement (NRP MEA) and $100 for Mitigation (NHH RMI). All major credit cards are accepted. All of the course providers listed below provide courses that meet the entry level requirements and can assist in the entire certification process. Courses are listed alphabetically by provider. Note: This is not a complete list of all companies that provide radon education.

Residential Measurement Provider
Residential Mitigation Provider

Radon Measurement Courses

Provider: AccuStar Laboratories, a division of Spruce Environmental

3 Saber Way
Ward Hill, MA 01835
Contact: (800) 355-0901
Email: tsmith@spruce.com

Course Title: Residential Radon Measurement
Course ID#: Spruce-1

Course Description: A practical 16-hour training course to prepare radon measurement personnel to perform radon measurements, communicate radon behavior and risk to clientele and respond to technical questions. Two days of 8-hour sessions.


CE Credits: 16
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Provider: ANC Inc.
1 Ara Mooradian Way
Pinawa, MB Canada
R0E-1L0
Websitehttp://www.anconsulting.ca/
Phone: (204) 753-2255 ext 63131
Fax: (204) 753-8466

CE Credits: 16

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Provider: #1 Radon Tester
122 West 5th Avenue
Derry, PA 15627-1214
Contact: (724)774-4535
Email: celiar@comcast.net
http://celiar.home.comcast.net/

Course Title: Radon Measurement for Testers, Labs & Mitigators
Course ID#: NRPP-42

Course Description: This course will prepare you to sit for a national or state radon measurement certification program, prepare you to conduct professional radon measurements and serves as the prerequisite for a radon mitigation course.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Center for Basic and Applied Science
4700 Groves Lane
Fairfax, VA 22030
Contact: (703) 273-2282
Email: Dje42@aol.com

Course Title: Certification and Recertification of Residential Service Providers of Indoor Radon Measurements in IL, KY, MD, PA and VA
Course ID#: GMU-3

Course Description: A two-day course on indoor radon that includes the selection, placement and operation of radon measurement devices, interpretation of results, and mitigation methods. Course prepares students for the NRPP Entry-Level Certification Exam or the Recertification Exam; no charge for either exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Center for Environmental Research & Technology, Inc.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Contact: 800-513-8332
www.certi.us

Course Title: Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurement Course - Home Study


Course Description: This comprehensive and convenient audio-based home study course provides you with an easy-to-use format of audio CDs, manual, reference materials, and short video clips. You can listen to the course material in your car, on your computer, or anywhere you have a CD player. The audio CDs are in an easy-listening format including phone interviews with respected experts in the field, providing valuable information and insight to the radon industry. The section review questions are online, providing you with instant feedback allowing you to review the material as needed before taking the certification exam. CERTI will assist you in coordinating a Certification Exam to fit your needs.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Eastern Regional Radon Training Center
Rutgers University, 102 Ryders Ln
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
Contact: (732) 932-9271
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/radon_indoor_air_quality.html

Course Title: Radon Measurement Proficiency
Course ID#: ERRTC-2

Course Description: A two-day classroom overview of selection, placement, operation and set-up of measurement devices. Classroom experience enhanced by a wide assortment of measurement devices demonstrated and on display. Course prepares students for NRPP RPP Measurement Exam and the NJ-DEP Measurement Technician Exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Eastern Regional Radon Training Center
Rutgers University, 102 Ryders Ln
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
Contact: (732) 932-9271
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/radon_indoor_air_quality.html

Course Title: Internet-Based Radon Measurement Course
Course ID#: ERRTC-13

Course Description: Internet-Based radon measurement course allows students to complete their initial radon measurement training at times and locations most convenient to them. Students receive 24/7 tech support and access to course materials. An instructor is available during business hours via phone and always via e-mail. Average instructor response time is under 4 hours. Students interact with each other through threaded discussions, scheduled chat sessions and e-mail. This course prepares students for the NRPP measurement certification exam and the NJ measurement technician exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Environmental Solutions Association.
416 Pine Street Suite 201
Williamsport, PA 17701
Contact: (570) 326-3700
www.esaassociation.com

Course Title: Initial Radon Measurement Course
Course ID: ESA-1

Course Description: This correspondence course prepares the student for the NRPP Measurement Exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Envirolabs Inc.
13-15 East Deer Park Drive Suite 202
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Contact: 301-468-6666
info@envirolabs-inc.com
http://www.envirolabs-inc.com

Course Title: Radon Measurement Technician Course
Course ID: EML-1

Course Description: Initial course covering radon testing protocols based on the requirements for National Radon Proficiency Program certification and the former USEPA Radon Proficicieny Programs. Course provides participants knowledge in the science of radon and radioactivity, radon mechanics and transport, health physics and risk of radon exposure. Prepares participants for the National Radon Proficiency (NRPP) Measurement exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Femto Tech, Inc.
325 Industry Drive
Carlisle, OH 45005
Contact: (937) 746-4427
www.femto-tech.com

Course Title: Radon Measurement Proficiency Course
Course ID#: FT-1

Course Description: This 16-hour classroom course is based on the U.S. EPA Radon Measurement Course.
CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Midwest Universities Radon Consortium
University of Minnesota
1994 Buford Ave
354 Classroom Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55108
Contact: 1-800-843-8636
http://www.cce.umn.edu/radon

Course Title: Radon Measurement Proficiency Course
Course ID#: MURC-9

Course Description: Two to three day course on radon measurement methods covering device selection, placement and operation. It prepares participants for the Radon Proficiency Program (RRP) Measurement exams and field measurement business.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Professional Home Inspection Institute
PO Box 303, Madison, SD 57042
Contact: (800) 983-6322
Email: support@professionaltrainingservice.com
Website: http://www.RadonTraining.com

Course Title: Radon Measurement Course Online
Course ID#: PHII34

Course Description: Learn the fundamentals of radon exposure along with the proper techniques for measuring and reporting concentrations in buildings. Some of the features include computerized flashcards and testing, video clips, online access, certificate and toll free support. This 16-hour certification course, available online and on CD-ROM.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Radalink
5599 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30341
Contact: (770) 457-1944
www.radalink.com

Course Title: Radon Measurement Operators Course
Course ID#: RADLNK-1

Course Description: A two day course addressing the fundamentals of radiation, radon entry and behavior, radon measurement devices and methodology, EPA testing protocols, and quality assurance.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Southern Regional Radon Training Center
Business & Engineering Outreach and Continuing Education
217 Ramsey Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Contact: (800) 626-2703
www.eng.auburn.edu/department/eesv/SRRTC/

Course Title: Radon Measurement Operators Course
RPP Course ID#: SRRTC-4

Course Description: This two and one-half day classroom course consists of overheads, slides and lecture for people wishing to enter the field of radon measurement and also wish to become listed in the Radon Proficiency Program.

CE Credits: 20
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Provider: University Educational Services, Inc.
HCR 1, Box 28
28 Rock Ridge Rd.
Mt. Pocono, PA 18344
Phone: 570-350-0799
Fax: 570-839-5304
Email: phoule1@ptd.net
www.uesinc.com

Course Title: Radon Measurement Proficiency Course - "Radon Training for Radon Certification"
Course ID#: UES-21

Course Description: This home study, self paced program consists of 4 videos and several texts addressing material required to satisfy NRPP course requirements. It includes several free radon test kits including laboratory analysis. During this program the viewer will work through almost 300 sample questions including a practice exam. The program is designed to deliver information needed by a Radon tester to satisfy entry level course requirements, pass state and agency exams and gain mastery of all pertinent radon material. An individual is available over the phone to answer questions. Cost is $225.00 plus shipping and handling.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: University of Illinois at Chicago/Great Lakes Center
2121 West Taylor
School of Public Health
Chicago, IL 60612-7260
Contact: (312) 996-2613
www.uic.edu/sph/glakes/ce

Course Title: Illinois Radon Measurement Course
Course ID#: UILC-1

Course Description: Entry level training for licensing in Illinois and other states. Modified after the U.S. EPA Radon Measurement Proficiency Course. Meets Illinois licensing training requirements. Provides hands on training to perform accurate radon measurements.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Western Regional Radon Training Center
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Physics Department
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
director@wrrtc.net

Contact: Linda Martell @ (877) 723-6607/fax - (877) 723-6601

http://www.wrrtc.net

Course Title: Radon Measurement Operators Course
Course ID#: WRRTC-1

Course Description: This 16-hour classroom course focuses on conducting basic radon measurements, but also covers radon health risks, factors that influence radon measurements, and an overview of radon mitigation systems.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: US Inspect. LLC
3650 Concorde Pkwy, STE 100
Chantilly, VA 20151
Contact: (703) 293-1511
Email: msmith@usinspect.com

Course Title: Radon Measurement Training
Course ID#: USI-1

Course Description: A two day course on radon, radon health risks, radon entry and behavior, radon measurement protocols and devices, QA/QC, radon in water, and radon mitigation techniques. The course prepares the student for the NRPP initial certification radon measurement technician/specialist exam. Includes a reference CD packed with study materials.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest
3000 Kelly Lane,
Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 787-5864
http://www.healthhouse.org/radon

Course Title: Radon Measurement Proficiency Course

Course Description: Internet-based residential radon measurement course that covers the required NRPP material for residential measurement service providers. Participants will receive access to the online course, a hardcopy of the course manual, and online field experience. Upon completion of the course, you will be eligible to take the NRPP Radon Measurement exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Radon Mitigation Courses

Provider: AccuStar Laboratories, a division of Spruce Environmental

3 Saber Way
Ward Hill, MA 01835
Contact: (800) 355-0901
Email: tsmith@spruce.com

Course Title: Residential Radon Mitigation
Course ID#: Spruce-2

Course Description: A hands-on course training radon mitigators to understand the concepts behind radon mitigation and gain experience with diagnostics and system design.


CE Credits: 24
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Provider: Center for Environmental Research & Technology, Inc.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Contact: (800) 513-8332
http://www.certi.us

Course Title: Radon Technology for Mitigators - Home Study
Course ID#: CERTI-2a

Course Description: This comprehensive and convenient audio-based home study course provides you with an easy-to-use format of audio CDs, manual, reference materials, and short video clips. Section review questions are online, providing you with instant feedback allowing you to review the material as needed before taking the certification exam. The course also includes 16 hours of "hands-on" training with a mentor arranged for you by CERTI. This course can be taken on its own if you have already completed an approved measurement course, or can be packaged at a discounted rate with CERTI's home study radon measurement course. CERTI will assist you in corrding the certification exams to fit your needs.

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Provider: Eastern Regional Radon Training Center
Rutgers University, 102 Ryders Ln
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
Contact: (732) 932-9271
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/radon_indoor_air_quality.html

Course Title: Radon Contractor Proficiency
Course ID#: ERRTC-4

Course Description: Five-day course combining Radon Measurement Proficiency and Radon Mitigation Technology Programs. Includes 16 hours of hands-on training to satisfy initial training requirement for Residential Radon Mitigation Service Provider listing.

CE Credits: 40
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Provider: Midwest Universities Radon Consortium
University of Minnesota
1994 Buford Ave
354 Classroom Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55108
Contact: 1-800-843-8636
http://www.cce.umn.edu/radon

Course Title: Radon Technology For Mitigators
Course ID#: MURC-8

Course Description: This course examines the major aspects of radon mitigation, from diagnosing a radon problem to implementing and evaluating a mitigation plan. This comprehensive approach combines two or three days of intensive classroom preparation with field work and diagnostic exercise. This course is essential for those who plan to offer radon reduction services and to sit for the Radon Proficiency Program Mitigation exam.

CE Credits: 16
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Provider: Southern Regional Radon Training Center
Business & Engineering Outreach and Continuing Education
217 Ramsey Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Contact: (800) 626-2703
Course ID#: SRRTC-3
http://www.eng.auburn.edu/department/eesv/SRRTC/

Course Title: Radon Technology For Mitigators

Course Description: This program consists of overheads, slides and lecture for people wishing to enter the field of radon mitigation and also wish to become listed in the Radon Proficiency Program.

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Provider: Western Regional Radon Training Center
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Physics Department
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
http://www.wrrtc.net
Contact: Linda Martell @ (877) 723-6607/fax - (877) 723-6601

director@wrrtc.net

Course Title: Radon Technology for Mitigators
Course ID#: WRRTC-2

Course Description: A comprehensive program that addresses the design and installation of radon mitigation systems in residential applications. The radon measurement course is a prerequisite and immediately precedes this course for the convenience of the students. The NRPP certification exam is offered in conjunction with course offerings.

CE Credits: 24
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