Why Should You Take This Asbestos Air Sampling Technician Course?
This Asbestos Air Sampling Technician training accredits individuals to perform indoor air sampling before, during and after asbestos abatement projects. The air sampling technician course includes information on methodology for representative quality assurance for both personal and area sampling for phase contrast microscopy (PCM) and transmission electron microscopy analysis (TEM).
Training for asbestos abatement professionals is required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA), which is the authority under which EPA issued the EPA Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan. This course has been granted full approval by the EPA and various States to meet AHERA and ASHARA accreditation requirements for asbestos work in K-12 schools, as well as in public and commercial buildings.
An Air Sampling Technician shall have a valid Air Sampling Technician certificate and have a copy in his/her possession at all times while working on the project. This workshop prepares you to immediately apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors. It combines lectures, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations.
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Please Note: Your state has detailed education, experience and application processing requirements to qualify for licensing in the Asbestos field. Most states administer their own asbestos programs, and each state's Department of Environmental Protection/Health is generally the best place to start with questions about requirements and training. Students are responsible to verify these requirements prior to registering for a course.
|Certificates||Same day as course completion for weekday classes. For weekend classes, certificates are issued the following Monday, and are mailed or students can pick them up at the training facility.|
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|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Air Sampling Technician)**|
|Accrediting Body||New York Department of Labor|
|Individual App Requirements||$75 annually|
|Individual Exam And Fees||No 3rd-Party Exam|
|Company Application Requirements||Asbestos handling license (firm app) is $500 for initial, $300 to renew.|
|Refresher Training||Certificates (hard cards) are valid for one year. Failure to take refresher training within two years from expiration date = start over! Refresher training is a half day, 4 hour course.|
|** Please note that these details are provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your local state or regulatory body to confirm your requirements for your specific situation. Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. It is simply a database of publicly available information that is meant to assist with research on certain topics but is no way guaranteed as complete or free of error.|
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