New Jersey Licensure

The NRPP administers NJDEP exams via remote online proctoring by Examity. 

NRPP-approved training providers who offer the initial New Jersey training are listed below.  For the annual continuing education (CE) requirements, NJ Licensees are allowed to use any CE course approved by NRPP. See Approved CE Courses.    

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) certifies radon measurement and mitigation professionals.  There are four categories:

Certification TypeInitial
Training Course
  Annual
CE Requirements
Measurement Specialist24 hours  8 hours
Measurement Technician16 hours  4 hours
Mitigation Specialist24 hours  8 hours
Mitigation Technician16 hours  4 hours

To become a New Jersey Certified Radon Professional:

1.  Attend an NRPP-approved entry-level training course accepted by NJDEP for the type of certification you want.  The following courses meet the requirements:

ERRTC – Rutgers University
ERRTC-1, ERRTC-2 for Measurement
ERRTC-3, ERRTC-4 for Mitigation

Environmental Consultants and Affiliates Network, LLC
ECAN-1, ECAN-2, ECAN-3 for Measurement

Healthy Homes Training 
HHEC-1, HHEC-2, HHEC-3 for Measurement
HHEC-5, HHEC-6 for Mitigation (includes 8 hours of required Measurement Instruction, but cannot be used for Measurement certifications)
HHEC-7, HHEC-8 for Mitigation

InterNACHI
INACH-1 for Measurement

Kansas State University
KSU-4 for Measurement
KSU-5 for Mitigation

Radon Academy
RADACD-1, RADACD-2, RADACD-3 for Measurement

SPRUCE Radon Training
SPRUCE-1 for Measurement
SPRUCE-4 for Measurement
SPRUCE-2 for Mitigation
SPRUCE-3 for Mitigation

2.  Pass the New Jersey Certification Exam for the appropriate category.   Once you have been issued a valid initial course completion certificate, you can register to take a NJ exam with Examity.

3.  Obtain an Affiliation Letter from a NJ Certified Radon Measurement or Mitigation Business to submit with your initial application.

4.  Meet the requirement of the New Jersey Regulations for Certification of Radon Testers and Mitigators (N.J.A.C. 7:28-27) for the certification category. 

5.  Submit an initial New Jersey radon certification application.  Instructions are found here.

Upon acceptance, you will be issued a provisional certification until you complete six (6) months of radon work experience.  After six months, the business with which you are affiliated must submit a letter to the Radon Section of the NJDEP documenting your radon work experience.  You will then be fully certified.

Register for an Exam

Please check the boxes below to register for an exam. We also recommend running a computer check (click here) prior to paying for your exam.

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Annual Certification Renewal:

A pre-printed version of the annual renewl application will be sent to the mailing address in the NJDEP database. Review the application for accuracy.  Any changes must be documented on the application before returning it the Radon Section of NJ DEP.  You are required to take continuing education (CE) for the number of hours shown in the table above for your certification category.

New Jersey certified professionals are allowed to take an NRPP approved CE Course as long as it is on the NRPP Approved CE list.  

Study Materials:

Below is a list of materials you should review to become familiar with NJ requirements and standards.  Because New Jersey has their own regulations, there will be some differences from NRPP requirements. Yes, there will be New Jersey specific questions on the New Jersey Certification exams.

Measurement Specialist/Technician Exam Study Materials:

Mitigation Specialist/Technician Radon Exam Materials:

Definitions you need to know:

  • Organization: Certification/Professional Associations
  • Sponsor: National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP)
  • License Name: Name of the Exam you are registering to take. For example: 
    • New Jersey Measurement Specialist Exam
    • New Jersey Measurement Technician Exam
    • New Jersey Mitigation Specialist Exam
    • New Jersey Mitigation Technician Exam
  • NRPP Entry Level Approved for New Jersey Course ID #: ID will be on your Course Completion Certificate from the training provider who administered your coursework.
  • If you completed a course prior to April 1, 2016 and wish to take one or more of the New Jersey DEP Certification Exams, please email exams@nrpp.info with a copy of your course completion certificate and a code will be provided for you.

Contacts:

AARST-NRPP Administrative Office
Exam Coordinator
exams@nrpp.info
828-348-0185, Ext. 407

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Radon Section
Maxine.Williams@dep.nj.gov
1-800-648-0394 (New Jersey Residents Only)
1-609-984-5425 (Outside New Jersey)

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