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Radon Measurement Proficiency Course

Course Code: EA0203CB18

Radon Training at Rutgers ERRTC

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 22-23, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm (Check-in time on Day 1: 7:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for April 2018. Registration will open when course dates are confirmed.

Radon Measurement Course Curriculum

From radon science basics to certification test preparation, our Radon Measurement Proficiency course is your best introduction to the why, how and when of measuring radon gas. In addition to learning the science of radon, this course will prepare you to sit for national (NRPP, NRSB) or state radon measurement certification programs.

In this 2-day radon measurement training class, you will learn:

  • About selection, placement, set up/operation of radon measurement devices
  • How to calculate radon levels and conduct quality assurance tests to ensure accurate results
  • How to make mitigation referrals for your customers if radon exceeds dangerous levels

Topics covered in the Radon Measurement Proficiency Course include:

  • Radioactive decay
  • Types of radiation
  • Health risks associated with radon
  • How radon enters and moves through buildings
  • Radon Measurement devices
Radon Measurement Certification Exam Options

This Radon Measurement Proficiency Course does not include a certification exam. To learn more about the radon certification options available to you after taking this course, go to our Exam Information page.

Additional Radon Measurement Course Details

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Meet Harry Grafton, Your Radon Measurement Training Instructor

Harry Grafton is the owner of Environmental Consultations in Columbus, Ohio and has over 20 years of experience in the field of radon testing. Harry provides a variety of licensed environmental testing services, consulting services, and instruction on the topics of radon gas, lead based paint, mold, and general indoor air quality. He has experience as a local public health official and developed one of the most effective public radon awareness, measurement, and mitigation programs in the U.S. Harry is a member of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) and is an Ohio licensed radon mitigation specialist.

Here's what students have to say about Harry Grafton:

  • "Very personable - stellar!"
  • "Had a great attitude, was very knowledgeable, good sense of humor."
  • "Very smart teacher, explained the radon process very well."
  • "I appreciate hearing a speaker with lots of practical field experience for non-theoretical subjects like this - he drew well from his own background."
  • "Very passionate about the subject."
  • "Excellent personality, perfect for teaching!"
  • "Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and relevant."

Student Reviews from Past Attendees of the Radon Measurement Proficiency Course

"[I learned] about how to test for radon and the different ways to do so."

"Explained radon measurements well and helped me understand the background on factors affecting radon entry and concentrations."

"Thoroughly enjoyed the program; wish I had taken it prior to purchasing my home. Very informative."

"[The most useful aspect of the program was the] background on radon decay, as well as testing requirements and types of monitors."

"Learned the proper procedure and methods for radon measurement."

"[This class covered] everything a radon measurement professional should know."

Who Should Attend the Radon Measurement Course?

Anyone who wants to learn about the field of radon measurement and prepare for a radon measurement certification exam can benefit from taking this course. Past attendees have included:

  • Radon Technicians and Measurement Professionals
  • Contractors
  • Construction Foremen
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Environmental Health Professionals
  • Home Inspectors
  • Building Inspectors
  • Radiation Protection Specialists
  • Hydrogeologists
  • Lab Analysts and Assistants
  • Realtors and Real Estate Brokers
  • Building and Grounds Managers
Registration Fee



Cancellation Fee



Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost on all course days. No meals will be provided at the exam.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

State Operator Training Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Radon Measurement Proficiency Course and Certification Exams" or Course Code EA0203) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463

Don’t Just Measure Radon, Learn How to Mitigate Dangerous Radon Levels!

Expand your skill set even further by learning how to design and install radon mitigation systems to correct dangerous radon levels. After taking the Radon Measurement Proficiency Course, stay for three more days and attend our Radon Mitigation Proficiency Course.

Radon Mitigation Course: January 24-26, 2018

Attention U.S. Veterans
All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.