Types of Certification

Radon Measurement Professional (RMP) w/ Standard Services

The NRPP Radon Measurement Professional Certification with Standard Services is for those who perform radon testing utilizing a standard/passive device. A Radon Measurement Professional is responsible for the implementation, execution, and documentation of all required QA/QC procedures and may provide general supervision and QA/QC oversight for Radon Measurement Field Technicians within the same company. Cost: $230

To obtain this two-year certification, the National Radon Proficiency Program requires:

  • Completion of a 16-hour Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training Course from an approved training provider
  • Passing score on the NRPP Measurement Professional Exam
  • Registration of an NRPP-approved standard measurement device
  • 16 hours of continuing education biennially
  • Adherence to the NRPP Code of Ethics

Radon Measurement Professional (RMP) w/ Analytical Services

The NRPP Radon Measurement Professional Certification with Analytical Services is for those who perform radon testing utilizing an analytical device such as a continuous radon monitor or electret system. A Radon Measurement Professional is responsible for the implementation, execution, and documentation of all required QA/QC procedures and may provide general supervision for Radon Measurement Field Technicians within the same company. Cost: $305

To obtain this two-year certification, the National Radon Proficiency Program requires:

  • Completion of a 16-hour Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training Course from an approved training provider
  • Passing score on the NRPP Measurement Professional Exam
  • Registration of an NRPP-approved analytical measurement device
  • A device performance test to be performed biennially at one of the NRPP-approved radon test chambers
  • A proof of calibration on the measurement device(s) to be submitted annually
  • 16 hours of continuing education biennially
  • Adherence to the NRPP Code of Ethics

Radon Mitigation Specialist (RMS)

The NRPP Radon Mitigation Specialist Certification is for those who evaluate radon measurements and design and install radon remediation systems. A Radon Mitigation Specialist is responsible for the implementation, execution, and documentation of all required Quality Management and Worker Safety procedures and may provide general supervision Radon Mitigation Installers within the same company. Cost: $230

To obtain this two-year certification, the National Radon Proficiency Program requires:

  • Completion of a 16-hour Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training Course from an approved training provider as a prerequisite
  • Completion of a 24-hour Radon Mitigation Specialist Exam-Prep Course from an approved training provider
  • Passing score on the NRPP Mitigation Specialist Exam
  • 16 hours of continuing education biennially
  • Adherence to the NRPP Code of Ethics

Radon Measurement Field Technician (RMFT)

The NRPP Radon Measurement Field Technician Certification is designed for staff members who deploy and retrieve approved measurement devices and insure building conditions for residential radon testing and assessment. A Certified RMFT must work under the direction and QA/QC oversight of a Certified Measurement Professional within the same company. Cost $210

To obtain this two-year certification, the National Radon Proficiency Program requires:

  • Completion of an NRPP-approved Measurement Field Technician (or Measurement Professional) Initial Training Course (12-hour minimum)
  • Passing score on the NRPP Measurement Field Technician Exam
  • Registration and signed Statement of Professional Responsibility by the NRPP Measurement Professional providing QA oversight
  • 8 hours of continuing education biennially
  • Adherence to the NRPP Code of Ethics

Radon Mitigation Installer (RMI)

The NRPP Radon Mitigation Installer (RMI) certification is designed for staff members who install soil depressurization systems in residences and implement measures to protect themselves, co-workers, and occupants from hazards related to the mitigation process. A Certified RMI must work under supervision provided by a Certified Radon Mitigation Specialist within the same company. Cost: $210

To obtain this two-year certification, the National Radon Proficiency Program requires:

  • Prerequisite completion of an NRPP-approved Measurement Field Technician (or Measurement Professional) Initial Training Course (12-hour minimum)
  • Completion of an NRPP-approved Mitigation Installer (or Mitigation Specialist) Exam-Prep Course from an approved training provider (20-hour minimum)
  • Passing score on the NRPP Mitigation Installer Exam
  • Registration and signed Statement of Professional Responsibility by the NRPP Mitigation Specialist providing QA oversight and general supervision¬†
  • 8 hours of continuing education biennially
  • Adherence to the NRPP Code of Ethics

IMPORTANT:

You will be required to complete the NRPP certification process before the following anniversary dates:

  • NRPP-approved exam-prep courses are valid for 2 years
  • NRPP certification exam scores are valid for 1 year

To maintain certification, you must recertify every two years. This means completing continuing education and other requirements that pertain to a particular certification, and submitting renewal documents and fees to NRPP. Please visit How To Recertify for more information.

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