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Radon Measurement Proficiency Course and Certification Exams

Course Code: EA0203CC17

Radon Training at Rutgers ERRTC

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Dates, Times & Pricing
Course / Exam Name Date Time Fee
Radon Measurement Course January 23-24, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Check-in time on Day 1: 7:30am)
Registration Fee: $425.00
Cancellation Fee: $50.00
Radon Measurement Certification Exam January 24, 2017 5:30pm - 8:00pm
(Check-in time: 5:00pm)
NRPP, NRSB, and NJ Technician Exams: $150.00
NJ Specialist Exam + Additional 8 Hrs Training: $400.00

NOTE: If you have already completed a Radon Measurement Course and ONLY want to take a Radon Measurement Certification Exam, please contact Pamela Springard-Mayer directly at 848-932-7463 to register for just the exam.

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

We administer both National Radon Measurement Certification Exams as well as NJ State Radon Measurement Exams. If you are interested in taking an exam, you may do so at the conclusion of the course.

Please select your desired exam when you register. Registrants can only choose one exam. There is no possible way to take an NJ Exam AND a National Exam on the same night.

Click on the headings below to read more about the radon measurement exams offered by ERRTC.

National Radon Measurement Exams (NRPP and NRSB)

To become nationally certified as a radon measurement service provider, you  must attend an entry level radon measurement course, such as the one offered by ERRTC, pass a radon measurement certification exam and submit an application.

ERRTC offers the following national radon measurement certification exams:

  • National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) Measurement Exam - Visit http://aarst-nrpp.com for more information.
  • National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) Measurement Technician Exam - Visit http://www.nrsb.org for more information.
  • National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) Measurement Specialist Exam - Visit http://www.nrsb.org for more information.

New Jersey Radon Measurement Exams

To become certified in New Jersey as a radon measurement service provider, you must attend an entry level radon measurement course, such as the one offered by ERRTC, pass an NJ radon measurement certification exam and submit an application through the NJDEP. For more information, visit http://www.njradon.org.

ERRTC offers the following New Jersey radon measurement certification exams:

  • NJ Radon Measurement Technician Exam
  • NJ Radon Measurement Specialist Exam
    (NJ Radon Measurement Specialists are required to complete 24 hours of initial training. We offer students the option of completing a few extra hours of training in the evening on the first day of class and completing a graded homework assignment in order to satisfy this requirement. Due to the additional required training that is included, the price for this exam is $400.)

Pennsylvania Radon Measurement Exams

To become certified in Pennsylvania as a radon measurement service provider, you must attend an entry level radon measurement course, such as the one offered by ERRTC, pass either of the national radon measurement certification exams (NRPP or NRSB) and submit an application through the PA-DEP. For more information, visit the PA-DEP website.

ERRTC offers the following national radon measurement certification exams:

  • National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) Measurement Exam - Visit http://aarst-nrpp.com for more information.
  • National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) Measurement Technician Exam - Visit http://www.nrsb.org for more information.
  • National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) Measurement Specialist Exam - Visit http://www.nrsb.org for more information.

Other State Radon Measurement Exams

To become certified as a radon measurement service provider in another state, check the with your state radon office for local regulations. Many states (such as New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) accept national certification. Some states (such as California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Rhode Island, etc.) require state certification, but accept nationally certified courses and exams, including those offered by the ERRTC. Other states (such as Florida, Illinois, Iowa, and Ohio) have local radon programs that require radon measurement service providers to pass separate state certification exams.


IMPORTANT - Check Your State's Local Regulations!

Some states accept national radon certification while other states require state certifications. Be sure to contact your state radon office for local certification requirements.

View our step-by-step guide on how to become a certified radon measurement professional.

Additional Radon Measurement Course Details

Ready to learn more about our radon measurement course? Click on the topics below to read more!

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
Meals

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.

Location

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.

Former Agriculture Museum of New Jersey
103 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions

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.

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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 25-27, 2017
Radon Mitigation Certification Exam: January 27, 2017

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.