The goal of this course is to teach the student how to perform radon measurements.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
- describe the physics of radon;
- describe the health effects of breathing radon;
- list the ways radon enters a home;
- describe the testing procedures for radon;
- follow protocols in non-real estate transactions;
- follow protocols in real estate transactions;
- develop and follow a quality assurance plan and implement quality control procedures;
- properly use passive devices;
- properly use active devices;
- test for radon in water and how to remove radon from water;
- list different ways to approach radon mitigation in homes;
- install effective mitigation systems in new homes;
- install materials and follow procedures to build radon-resistant homes;
- inspect radon mitigation system; and
- abide by a Code of Ethics.
The course includes:
- 157,964 words;
- student book;
- inspection and writing assignment;
- research and writing assignment;
- 190 quiz questions in 25 quizzes;
- 120-question InterNACHI course exam (this is not NRPP's certification exam);
- instant grading; and
- a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion.
Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course
Course # 4104
Estimated hours for the average student
Reading online course instructional material at 140 words per minute
Taking the exam
Conducting a directed and independent inspection study performed according to the Standards of Practice, including the development of an inspection report
Submitting an inspection and writing assignment
|Submitting a research and writing assignment
Studying and reviewing instructional material in preparation for taking quizzes and exam
Reading the downloaded student course book including taking the quizzes with the book
|Reading, research, and studying related to completing the research and writing assignment
|Studying and preparing for inspection processes according to a Standards of Practice, including capturing and storing digital images with a camera or device, making observations, evaluating conditions, deducing, formulating opinions, communicating observations in written form, attaining competency in performing inspections and using an inspection checklist or software and other inspection tools in producing a report.
75.0 hours / 1.9 SCH
Reminder to members: InterNACHI's Code of Ethics
1.10 requires that you comply with all government rules and licensing requirements of the jurisdiction where you conduct business. InterNACHI's courses and Standards generally exceed the Standards of Practice that you are required to abide by locally.
What is Radon?
Physics of Radon
Why Some Atoms are Radioactive?
Pioneers in Radioactivity
Non-Ionizing and Ionizing
Gamma Rays and X-Rays
Where Does Radon Come From?
Who Discovered Radon?
Uranium Decay Chain
Curies, Equations, and ER
Health Risks Introduction
Health Effects of Radon
Radon Causes Lung Cancer
Genetic Damage Caused by Radon
Risk Assessment Facts
Exposure to Radon
Radon Entry into a House
Geology of Radon
How Does Radon Change in the Environment?
How Are People Exposed to Radon?
How Does Radon Get Into the Body?
How Can Radon Affect Your Health?
Medical Test to Determine Exposure?
Protecting People from Radon
Protect Yourself and Family
What is EPA Doing About Radon?
Radon Testing and Mitigation: The Basics
What is Radon and Why is it a Concern?
Selecting and Arranging Tests
Real Estate Transactions
Conducting the Test
Interpreting your Test Results
Mitigating your Home
General Testing Procedures
General Procedural Recommendations
Action Levels, Mitigation, and Water
Initial Client Interview
Radon Measurement Duration
Written Measurement Guidance
Quality Assurance in Radon Testing
Known Exposure Measurements
Routine Instrument Performance Checks
Reporting Test Results
Accuracy & Precision
Interpretation of Side-by-Side Results
Recommendations for Mitigation
Temporary Risk-Reduction Measures
Testing for Radon in Child Care Centers DEP Guidance Document
Non-Real Estate Protocols
Radon Measurement Protocols
Citizen's Guide to Radon
Closed House Building Conditions
Interpretation of Initial Results
Short-Term and Long-Term
Real Estate Protocols
Home Buyerï¿½s and Sellerï¿½s Guide
Single Test Option
Influencing the Test Areaï¿½s Concentration
Measurement Device Protocols. Section 1-3.3
Radon Measurement in Schools, Section 1-4
Reducing Radon in Schools: A Team Approach
Mitigation for Existing Homes
Description of Terms
Worker Health & Safety
Monitors & Labeling
Contracts & Documentation
Mitigation for New Homes
EPA Model Standards for New Residences
Description of Terms
Principles for Construction
Summary of Model Building Standards
Building Standards & Techniques
How to Build Radon-Resistant Homes
Building Radon Out
Building the Framework: Introduction
Digging Deeper: Questions and Answers
How Does Radon Enter a House?
Does Foundation Type Affect Radon Entry?
Should All New Homes Be Built Radon-Resistant
Nuts and Bolts: Installation Guide
Installation: Step 1
Installation: Step 2 & 3
Installation: Step 4
Installation: Step 5
Installation: Step 6
Installation: Step 7
Optional Step 8: Activating the System
Sold: Working with Home Buyers
Appendix A: Architectural Drawings
Appendix B: Glossary
Appendix C: For More Information
Appendix D: State Radon Contacts
Radon in Water
Radon in Water
Removal of Radon in Water
Standards for Inspecting Radon Mitigation System
Standards of Practice for Inspecting Radon Systems
Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics
Course covers the following:
New Jersey Radon Regulations
The Radon Hazard Sub Code
Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurment in Homes
Upon completion of this course and passing of the course exam, the student can download and print their own Certificate of Completion which is auto-generate
d in their own name.
The student's (InterNACHI member's) information is recorded on InterNACHI's servers for membership compliance verification, and automatically logs completion into InterNACHI's online Continuing Education log.
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