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Certification Requirements

Next Step: You've Passed the Exam, Now What?

To be certified as a radon service provider, you need to complete an application to a US Environmental Protection Agency recognized radon proficiency programs: 1) the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP), and/or 2) the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB). You may choose to join either program. For further information, please check the websites for NRPP and NRSB. MURC-KSU is approved by both NRPP and NRSB as a training provider. We use the NRPP examinations and our graduates typically choose to certify with NRPP. There are several different types of NRPP radon proficiency certifications:

Residential Measurement Standard Service Provider

This professional uses measurement devices (such as activated charcoal absorption measurement device) that are analyzed by a certified analytical laboratory. The requirements for this certification are:

  • completion of a NRPP-approved MURC measurement course and NRPP exam in the 12 months before application
  • completion of a quality assurance/quality control plan
  • completion of a signed NRPP application for certification
  • payment of $225 for a two-year certification.

Residential Measurement Provider Using Field Analytical Device

This professional uses measurement devices such as continuous radon monitors. The requirements for this certification are:

  • completion of a NRPP-approved MURC measurement course and NRPP exam in the 12 months before application
  • completion of a quality assurance/quality control plan
  • proof of calibration for each continuous radon monitor or other device that will be used
  • proof of having passed a device performance test
  • completion of a signed NRPP application for certification
  • payment of $300 for a two-year certification
  • payment of $75 for each additional type of measurement device used

Residential Mitigation Service Provider

The requirements for this certification are:

  • completion of a NRPP-approved MURC combination measurement/mitigation course and NRPP exam in the 12 months before application
  • completion of a signed NRPP application for certification
  • payment of $225 for a two-year certification