Frequent Questions

Besides the initial training course, what are the education, experience and training requirements for each discipline?

 Training requirements for lead-based paint abatement disciplines are as follows:

·         Lead-Based Paint Inspector

*   None.

·         Lead-Based Paint Risk Assessor

*   Pass an accredited inspector course.

*   Meet one of the following requirements:

§ Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in a related field, or

§ an Associates degree and two years experience in a related field; or

§ Certification as an industrial hygienist, professional engineer, registered architect and/or certification in a related engineering/health/environmental field, or

§ A high school diploma (or equivalent), and at least three years of experience in a related field.

·         Lead-Based Paint Abatement Supervisor

*   Meet one of the following requirements:

§ One year of experience as a certified lead-based paint abatement worker, or

§ At least two years of experience in a related field.

·         Lead-Based Paint Project Designer

*   Pass an accredited supervisor course.

*   Meet one of the following requirements:

§ Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, or a related profession, and one year of experience in building construction and design or a related field, or

§ Four years of experience in building construction and design or a related field.

·         Lead-Based Paint Abatement Worker

*   None.

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