24 Hours — For those who conduct lead-based paint inspections, surveys, paint sampling and clearance examinations in target housing and child-occupied facilities. Skills are also applicable for those who perform investigations at commercial, institutional and industrial facilities. Includes sample collection and reporting methodology, including use of x-ray fluorescence (XRF) on-site monitoring instrumentation and paint chip, wipe and other materials sampling.
You may begin work immediately after receiving a your completion certificate from an initial training course. This certificate serves as interim certification for six months following completion of training.
You must complete the EPA application process, including the third-party exam (if required for your discipline) within six months after completing your course – in other words, before the expiration date of your interim certification.