Begin Your Career as a Certified Radon Technician
RADON MEASUREMENT COURSE
Presented by: Marcel Brascoupe, C-NRPP Certified Radon Measurement
Technician and Mitigation Specialist
This exciting and fast paced two-day workshop will provide participants with; an in-depth understanding of radon, its scientific properties and known health effects, current statistics of Canadian radon exposures, knowledge of Health Canada’s radon measurement protocols including placement and retrieval of radon measurement devices, understanding of C-NRPP approved devices, knowledge of the proper interpretation of results obtained in residential settings and some basic radon entry and mitigation concepts.
The course focuses on Health Canada’s Guide for Radon Measurement in Residential Dwellings.
This course is especially important for home inspectors, builders, renovators, building owners and managers, contractors, environmental consultants, public health officials, real estate professionals, indoor air quality professionals and non-profit health advocacy organizations or for anyone wanting to become a Certified Radon Measurement Technician.
Note: This course is a prerequisite for the Radon Mitigation course.
Upon full attendance, at this workshop the participant will be invited to write an exam (not included in price) and upon successful completion of the exam should be eligible to obtain C-NRPP Radon Measurement Technician Certification.
Radon Measurement Professional – A professional who deploys and retrieves radon detectors in buildings and provides a client with a report of the associated measurement results which are generated by a C-NRPP Certified Analytical Laboratory.
Course Objectives & Benefits
This workshop will prepare the participant to take a Health Canada specific proficiency examination and to be recognized by provincial authorities and others as a trained professional. It will provide the latest research, protocols and standards of practice with a focus on Canadian guidance compared to American regulations as well as global practices and it will cover physics of radon, health effects of radon, radon sources and transport, how to properly make radon measurements, quality assurance/quality control, radon measurement devices and radon mitigation fundamentals.
This is a virtual workshop so you will be able to attend from the comfort of your home or office.
November 19-20, 2020
Cost: $375 + HST
(CHBA-NB Members will receive a discount during registration)
(Exam cost will be extra at $175 + HST if you choose to write. Must be pre-booked at time of registration.)
Registration Deadline: November 12, 2020
Marcel Brascoupe is the owner of MB Radon Solutions and a certified general construction contractor with a background in electrical and HVAC systems who has been specializing in the installation of radon mitigation systems throughout the province of Quebec since 2008. Marcel has been involved in providing hands-on training to work crews since 2009 and more recently, in a formal classroom environment. Marcel is also a founding Board Member of the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (CARST) and has contributed to Health Canada’s technical guidance document titled “Reducing Radon Levels in Existing Homes: A Canadian Guide for Professional Contractors” along with several scientific papers on the subject of radon mitigation.