NRPP Technician/Installer Exam Requirements, Fees and Registration
The NRPP now offers two new certifications: the Radon Measurement Field Technician (RMFT) and Radon Mitigation Installer (RMI). Please note that you must be able to meet the oversight requirements listed below in order to obtain the Measurement Field Technician or Mitigation Installer certification.
** These new exams and certifications are not currently recognized by licensing states. Please contact your state radon program for more information.
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 ensure building conditions for residential radon testing and assessment. A Certified RMFT must work under the general supervision and QA/QC oversight of a Certified Measurement Professional within the same company. You can find more information about prerequisites for this certification here: types of certification. We also recommend reviewing our candidate handbook for more information.
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 the general supervision and Quality Management Plan of a Certified Radon Mitigation Specialist within the same company. You can find more information about prerequisites for this certification here: types of certification. We also recommend reviewing our candidate handbook for more information.
* For NJ Licensing Exams see New Jersey DEP Radon Licensing Program.
For all other states, please check with your state’s radon program to determine their exam and licensing requirements.
IMPORTANT EXAM NOTICE
A 30-day waiting period is required between exam attempts.
(An exam may not be taken more than four times in a 12-month period).
It is imperative that you study the following ANSI-AARST Radon Standards:
Measurement Exam: MAH-2019 and MS-QA-2019
Mitigation Exam: SGM-SF-2017 with 12/2020 REVISIONS and MAH-2019
You may also purchase an online exam study guide subscription here.
All NRPP exams are proctored remotely online through a live proctoring platform called Examity. Exam candidates will present their Government-issued photo ID, answer a security question and complete a biometric keystroke match. The Proctor will explain exam rules and instruct test-takers to perform a 360-degree room scan to confirm the workspace is free of any unauthorized materials. Exam sessions are recorded from start to finish and any suspicious behavior will be flagged. Once completed, the exam recording is audited for quality control before releasing the audio, video, and analytics to the NRPP for recordkeeping. Once audited, test-takers will receive their exam results via email within 48-72 business hours.
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. Exams should be scheduled no later than 6 months from purchase date.I have desktop or laptop computer (no tablets, Chromebooks or cell phones) and a government-issued photo ID.
I understand that I can NOT use my iPad or iPhone to take the exam.
I have a computer with Microsoft Windows or Apple operating system.
I have Chrome installed as my browser (Safari browser may not be used).
I have a built-in (or external) webcam and microphone.
I have an Internet connection with a minimum speed of at least 2 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload.
I agree that if I show up to the exam without meeting these requirements I will be charged an additional rescheduling fee.
*Note: If you cancel your exam within 24 hours of your scheduled exam time, for any reason, you will be required to purchase another exam before you can reschedule.
You may not take an exam more than four times in a 12-month period. Once you pass an exam, you may not take it again unless your certification has been expired for two years.
Before selecting your exam, please download and review this Test-taker Guide.
*Please note that exam fees are non-refundable*
Once you pay for your exam, you will receive an email from Examity with login information to set up your profile and schedule your exam (exam availability is 24/7). Please check your spam folder if you do not see the email. If you do not pass your exam the first time, you will be required to pay the exam fee again to retake the exam. Once you pass an exam, you may not take it again unless your certification has been expired for two years.
IMPORTANT: You will see if you passed your exam immediately upon completion. Once your exam results have been audited, you will receive an email with your official exam results (it may take 48 -72 business hours to receive this email). If you do not pass your exam and wish to reschedule, you MUST wait 30 days from your original exam date before purchasing another exam.
After Your Exam – Apply for Certification
After receiving your official exam results via email, you may apply here for NRPP Certification. Once your application is approved, you will receive a link to your Online Certification Portal, where you will submit your certification documentation, a photo and pay the fee. If your state has a state licensing program, please contact their office to apply for your license.
Every 2 years you are required to renew your certification by completing the required CE credits and submitting any other additional information, such as device documentation. See How to Recertify