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

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

Answer 

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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