Training and Examinations


KDHE – Kansas Radon Program
Tele:    785-296-1560 (KDHE - certification)
E-mail:    Kdhe.radon@ks.gov


Radon Training Courses
http://www.kansasradonprogram.org/courses

Initial radon measurement training courses should have a minimum of 16 hours of classroom instruction.   Initial radon mitigation training courses should have a minimum of 24 hours that includes active participation in radon mitigation techniques.   Classes meeting these requirements which have been approved by the National Radon Safety Board and/or the National Radon Proficiency Program will be approved by KDHE.   Other training classes will be approved on a case-by-case basis.

Lists of Approved Training Courses:
http://www.nrpp.info/entry_level.shtml |
http://www.nrsb.org/courses.asp            
| http://www.nrpp.info/continuing_ed_courses.shtml 

For initial mitigation training which is completed using an approved ONLINE training course, a "hands-on" or "field" portion to the mitigation training is required to be provided by a mentor who is a certified Radon Mitigation Technician. If the field training is provided within Kansas, the mentor must be Kansas-certified. If the field training is provided out of state, the mentor must be certified by the NRPP or NRSB, or another Kansas-approved state. The form listed below is REQUIRED to be completed and submitted to KDHE as part of the initial application for certification as a radon mitigation technician, in conjunction with the documentation of the online training course and the successful passage of the NRPP or NRSB examination:

Mentor Checklist for Field-Based Radon Mitigation Training

Currently the examinations offered by the National Radon Safety Board and/or the National Radon Proficiency Program for radon measurement and mitigation are approved by KDHE.  Other examinations will be approved on a case-by-case basis.