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Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

Helping Canadians Reduce Radon Risk

  • For Homeowners
  • C-NRPP Radon Measurement and Mitigation Course - Burnaby

C-NRPP Radon Measurement and Mitigation Course - Burnaby

  • 01 Nov 2018
  • 8:00 AM (PDT)
  • 06 Nov 2018
  • 5:00 PM (PST)
  • Burnaby, BC
  • 17

Registration

  • This registration option is for those who only want to take the Radon Measurement portion of the course.
  • This includes registration for the full course.
  • This registration option is for those who only want to take the Radon Mitigation portion of the course (and have previously take the Radon Measurement course). This includes the C-NRPP exam fee.

Register

C-NRPP Certification Course:

Radon Measurement and Mitigation Professional

Burnaby, BC

Cost:

$2 500 (exam fee included)


Radon Measurement Course(only): $740.00

Radon Mitigation Course (only) : $1 950 (must have previously take the Radon Measurement Course)

Location: Element Vancouver Metrotown & Trattoria Burnaby, 5988 Willingdon Avenue,  Burnaby, BC V5H 2A7

Note, the course will include field experience which will be offsite, the offsite location will be close to the classroom location and will be provided to you during the first day of the course.


Course Focus:

Radon awareness is increasing, and with it is the need for properly trained professionals to help homeowners reduce their indoor radon levels.  This course is designed to prepare people to become Radon Mitigation Professionals certified through C-NRPP.  It is based on Health Canada's scientific approach to radon mitigation.  Course participants will be trained in techniques to interpret radon test results, understand radon entry, conduct diagnostic testing and design and/or installation of radon mitigation systems and determine the most effective way to manage radon concentrations within buildings.

All course participants will receive access to the CERTI online Radon Measurement and Radon Mitigation course for 1 year.  This information will be emailed once registration is confirmed.  

The objectives of the course include:

  • Understanding radon
  • understanding radon entry
  • Site survey in a residential dwelling
  • Communication Test with micromanometer
  • Design of piping and fan fitting
  • Identify difficulties in installation
  • Hands on experience

This course is essential for: Home Builders, Building Inspectors, Public Health Officials, Plumbers, Architects, Engineers, Building Designers

This course will prepare you for C-NRPP Certification.  You can find information on the steps and cost of certification here.

Registration deadline October 26, but register early as we limit the number of participants to due to the hands on portion of the course.


Course Schedule:

Measurement Section:

Thursday, November 1 - 8 am Registration 
- In Class session 8:30am - 5pm

Friday, November 2   
- In Class session 8:30am - 5pm

Mitigation Section:
Saturday, November 3  
  • In Class session 8:30 - 5pm
  • Location: TBA

Sunday, November 4 - 8:30 - 5pm
  • 1/2 day Field Exercises 
  • 1/2 day in classroom 
  • Location: TBA
  • Field Location: TBA (will be provided to course participants)
  • Measurement Exam - 7-9pm

Monday, November 5
  • Field Exercises 8:30 - 5pm
  • In Field Location: TBA (will be provided to course participants)
           
Tuesday, November 6
  • Question and Answer Session 9 am-noon
  • Mitigation Exam 1-4pm 
  • Location: TBA
Course Instructor: Marcel Brascoupe

Marcel Brascoupe has many years experience working on radon mitigations in Canada.  He is one of our premier Canadian trainers and he is fluent in both English and French.  He has worked with Health Canada on designing and installing systems as part of their research projects, and he tested and fixed two First Nation communities through training and empower local workers with in the community.  He is an engaging trainer with varied experiences that he freely shares with his course participants.

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