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Radon Measurement Course for Testers, Labs and Mitigators

This course serves as: the Initial Radon Tester Certification, a Laboratory Course, a Prerequisite to a Mitigation Class or Continuing Education Credits 16 or 24. See seminar schedule below or order as a distant learning/home study. 

*note: Ohio will not accept a distant learning course as an initial course. The distant learning/correspondence is acceptable for continuing ed only - by Ohio. 

This is a NRPP approved course  NRPP42 or 42a16CECs or #42b 24CECs

This is a NRSB approved course www.nrsb.org 

Canadians may take the approved initial course; it will be Canada specific.

Become certified in radon and increase your overall profit.

Free - additional credits for professional groups such as ASHI, NAHI and INTER-NACHI

The 2013 Passing rate for national exams was exceptional -  Thank you students for preparing and paying attention.

NEW  Course is now available in classroom, online or as a home study!

ALARA Health and Safety 16 CE 

Good for NRSB or NRPP166, OH, PA, WV 

This is for testers, mitigators, lab workers and other indoor air quality professionals including radiation safety officers. 

Offered as home study $150.00, Online $125.00 or 2 day classroom $300.00

NRSB will only accept as 2 day classroom session only 

*Scheduled Seminars*


Feb 7th 2014 Monroeville, PA

Get 16 CECs and spend just 1 day at the Annual PA Chapter of AARST seminar and 1 day in your office doing light reading and auditing your QA program. 

This is a great networking opportunity and you get 16 CECs!

If you do not know how to audit your program we will teach you.

If you don't know how to make control charts we will teach you!









Radon Measurement Course for Testers, Mitigators & Labs 

Holiday Inn Express Route 19 Cranberry Twp. PA 16066 724-772-2100. If you stay here tell them you are taking the class. Call the hotel directly otherwise you may be misdirected in many ways. This hotel is off the Warrendale exit of the PA turnpike. 

December 13 & 14, 2014   

 Initial certification course & national exam, also a mitigation prereq. or 16 CE

Sign up now to avoid scheduling conflicts or lack of exams. 

The National Exam will be offered after class on 14th. The cost of exam is $135.00. You do not have to attend the course to sit for the exam and you do not have to take the exam to learn about radon. You also don't have to take the exam if your are not ready. 

If you are taking this for CE there is no exam - just the course quizzes that we do in class. If taking for CE you may attend just 1 day and finish up on your own. Call or email now to get that info and you could walk out the door  with your certificate.  

This will satisfy: NRSB & NRPP, PA, WV & OH and most other states

To complete 24 credits for NRPP you have to read some items either before class or after.

Also get:  ASHI 2MRCs/NAHI 16CE/ InterNACHI 16CE

This course serves as: the Initial Radon Tester Certification prerequisite, a Laboratory Course, a prerequisite to a Mitigation Class or Continuing Education Credits 16, or 24 (you will have to do a day home study). It  is also be good for 16 credits for real estate professionals.  It is especially beneficial to all indoor air quality and radiation safety pros.
Price to attend one of my  2 day seminars: $300.00 and proctored national exam is $135.00 
Exam orders must be placed with a proctor in advance so please sign up  ASAP. 
It is a good seminar to attend or national exam prep 
Administrative staff may attend for $50.00. Administrative staff are individuals who answer phones, assist radon professionals with record keeping and anyone that just wants to learn about radon.
You may attend Saturday or Sunday only and get 16 credits for only $125.00; it is a great refresher.  If you choose to attend 1 day and need 16 CECs just finish up the additional material as a distant course.

We always have lots of updated information and the latest industry happenings.

 Getting certified? Sign up now and receive your training materials early.

 Don't waste your money! If you are serious about business be serious about taking the national exam.  A link to the testing protocols is below-get them now and read up; also read the Citizens Guide to Radon, Home Buyers and Sellers Guide to Radon and Consumers Guide to Radon Reduction Guide. 

Students requirements: 

  1. Please specify which exam you prefer to take. If you don't know ask "what is a national exam?"
  2. Bring a calculator 
  3. Dress casual
  4. Ask questions if you are new and share your knowledge if you are experienced
  5. If you have a product or related service ask to demo it 

Other "need to knows":

  1. Withdrawal from a class after payment has been received will result in a 50$ processing fee. Failure to show or cancel will get you - no refund. 
  2. Substitutions are permitted.
  3. Registrations will be accepted up to 1 working day prior to a posted scheduled class however an exam may not be available but you can always take it later.
  4. Class is subject to cancellation or postponement due to insufficient enrollment - full refunds will be given.
  5. Don't bring a computer and try to watch a movie during class! 
  6. If you fail the national exam after taking my course or just want to come back to class prior to actually conducting a radon test you can do so for free - yes free. You can retake the exam with me at a reduced rate.

If you want to suggest a location or sponsor me - just ask!


DISTANT LEARNING (Home Study) - Study in  your own time at your own pace!

All radon courses are offered as a distant learning course - available at your convenience - work at your own pace- no time limit for completion as long as tuition is paid. Pricing for distant courses are as follows:

Initial measurement, lab or mitigation prerequisite only $175.00. This also includes my assistance in helping you prepare for a national exam.
A proctor is required for national exam completion. Contact either NRPP or National Radon Safety Board for assistance with distant learning courses and proctors. 
Are you looking for a proctor in western PA? Charles Toy is an accepted proctor and may be reached at: charlstoyradonservics@comcast.net 
The NRPP exam may be taken at a laser grade facility. 
Initial Course taken as a distant learning for 16 CECs is only $150.00
* New Course* ALARA Health & Safety NRPP-166  16 CECs only $150.00 
* New Course* ALARA Health & Safety NRPP-166  16 CECs online only $125.00 

Sorry but none of these are not yet accepted by Florida or New Jersey.

Ohio requires you to be in a classroom for initial licensing training.


3 Day presentation on radon in air and water measurement and mitigation is afforded 24 continuing education credits and is NRPP (42b) accepted. Take as a distant learning for only $150.00! (only till 1/1/13)

The Initial Course is a GREAT course! 

It prepares you to sit for a national or state radon measurement certification exam and it is an exceptional CE session- I will also assist you in preparing by offering you practice exams. 
Here are some of the documents needed to prepare for exams: Radon Measurement in SchoolsTesting in Homes Protocol & Device Protocols
Prepares you to conduct professional radon measurements 
Serves as the prerequisite for a radon mitigation technician course - its the 1st 2 days - why spend a whole week in a classroom when you can break it up! 2 exams in 1 week is brutal. 
Group sessions are available at your facility for only $250.00 per person - minimum 5 students
Travel expenses may be additional 

We also offer a 1 hour real estate talk for buyers, sellers, realtors, banks and relocation companies 

Initial course lesson plan includes the following:

Learn the regulations and application process including QA & QC             Test Devices - Gain hands on experience with instruments - learn to operate them and get pricing
Protocols  402-R-92-003 & EPA 402-R-92-004  Mitigation Standards  - New ASTM standard                 
What is Radon & Radiation Fundamentals       Mitigation Systems and Installation
Radioactive Building Materials  New Home Construction Radon Resistant Features    
Radioactive Consumer Products Radon Testing in Large Buildings and Schools
Where Does Radon Come From?     Home Buyers & Sellers Guide   
Elevated Levels of Radon in Indoor Air  Guide to Radon Reduction 
Radon in Water and Testing Procedures  Radon in Water Mitigation
Radon Health Risks & Solutions - Studies Latest HUD Issues
Risk Communication & Ethics Sources of Information   
Citizens Guide to Radon    Real Estate Legal Issues  
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act - RESPA
National Exam Preparation


Learn how to test and analyze for radon in water and air, practice with instruments and get an idea of pricing.

 Learn the components of water and air mitigation systems.

Learn how to locate sources of radiation using a Geiger counter. Device placement is of most importance. Some sources of radiation may cause a bias high radon test. 


Learn how to make and utilize control charts, and exposure tracking spreadsheets. 

We also provide you with and go over all the forms necessary for you to be a compliant radon business. 

The Class is designed to be taken by:

Home Inspectors Radon Mitigators Health Physicists Radon Testers Realtors
Concerned Citizens Insurance Companies Builders/Plumbers Industrial Hygienists Financial Institutions
People who want to learn about radiation Landlords Renters School Officials State and County Officials

Register online (by clicking on the words "register now" up above) call 724-774-4535 and leave me your contact info or FAX it to 1-724-739-5248

Training begins at 8:00 - 5:00 pm and dress is casual.

The proctor will give you 2 hours to complete the exam on Sunday after class.

Payments can be made via paypal - to celiar@comcast.net, call me to pay with a credit card or mail me a check to: #1 Radon Tester,  LLC 122 W. 5th Avenue Derry, PA  15627.

Is your QA Program too time consuming, don't have one or are you having difficulty making control charts or spreadsheets? We can help! Check out our new service and our new AC lab. 

Don't have a QA plan? Ask me for an example.

*If you take a distant course and fail to actually read the material and fulfill your QA/QC requirement and/or are an unethical radon professional I am in no way responsible when a state or other entity has an issue with you.

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