Lead Refresher Courses

4 hours
$100 | per person

Course Description:

The Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Refresher course is a half-day course which provides updated lead-based paint information to contractors who perform renovations, repairs and painting activities in houses built before 1978 or child-occupied facilities, as required by Federal EPA regulations.

Course topics include changes in interpretation and enforcement, new data on health effects in children and adults, required lead-safe work practices when performing renovations, use of EPA-approved chemical test kits, proper lead-safe cleaning procedures, post-renovation cleaning verification, personal protective equipment, training of non-certified workers, and required compliance documentation. The required course exam is provided, and successful completion will renew the attendee’s certification as a Certified Renovator for 5 years.

8 hours
$125 | per person

Course Description:

This EPA/State of Michigan course is required for all certified lead abatement workers every three (3) years to maintain their certification.

This one-day course will refresh attendees on the fundamentals of performing lead abatement activities through topics that include characteristics and uses of lead-based paint, lead’s health effects on adults and children, lead removal and containment methods, proper lead-safe cleaning following abatement projects, personnel protective equipment & respirator use, and proper waste disposal. Additionally, this course will assist attendees on keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements and interpretations from federal or state regulations.

Upon completion of this course, attendees must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to renew their State certification as lead abatement workers, and pass a third party (State) certification exam. Lead workers have no requirements for prior experience or training, but Michigan law requires a licensed Lead Abatement Supervisor to be present while they perform lead hazard controls.

Please Note:

As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, contractors and their employees who engage in the control of lead hazards in target housing and child-occupied facilities must first become a licensed lead abatement worker or supervisor, and work for a licensed lead abatement contractor (company). Further, this same act requires that these certifications be renewed every 3 years. While the required applications are provided during the training course, the fees and required third party (State) licensing exam required for individuals are not included in the cost of the training course.

8 hours
$125 | per person

Course Description:

This EPA/State of Michigan course is required for all Lead Abatement Supervisors every three 3 years to renew their certification.

This one-day course will refresh attendees on the fundamentals of performing lead abatement activities through topics that include characteristics and uses of lead-based paint, lead’s health effects on adults and children, lead removal and containment methods, proper lead-safe cleaning following abatement projects, personnel protective equipment & respirator use, and proper waste disposal, as well as legal liabilities, insurance requirements, contract specifications, OSHA & EPA compliance documentation, and environmental supervision and management techniques. Additionally, this course will assist attendees on keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements and interpretations from federal or state regulations.

Upon completion of this course, attendees must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to renew their State certification as lead abatement supervisors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam. Further, Michigan law requires a licensed Lead Abatement Supervisor to be present at all times during the performance of lead hazard controls.

Please Note:

As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, contractors and their employees who engage in the control of lead hazards in target housing and child-occupied facilities must first become a licensed lead abatement worker or supervisor, and work for a licensed lead abatement contractor (company). Further, this same act requires that these certifications be renewed every 3 years. While the required applications are provided during the training course, the fees and required third party (State) licensing exam required for individuals are not included in the cost of the training course.

8 hours
$125 | per person

Course Description:

This EPA/State of Michigan course is required for all lead inspectors every 3 years to maintain their certification. This one-day course will refresh attendees on the fundamentals of performing lead inspections in “target housing” (pre-1978 dwellings) or “child occupied facilities” within the State of Michigan.

The course topics include characteristics and uses of lead-based paint, lead’s health effects on adults and children, types of lead-based paint housing components, identification of other lead-containing materials in housing, x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis, paint chip and dust wipe sampling methodologies, clearance examination procedures, and required documentation and report creation standards. Additionally, this course will assist attendees in keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements from federal or state regulations.

Upon completion of this course, attendees must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to renew their State certification as lead inspectors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam. Further, State regulations require lead inspectors to undergo XRF manufacturer training prior to conducting XRF analysis.

Please Note:

As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, any individual who wishes to test for lead-based paint in target housing and child-occupied facilities must maintain their State certification as a licensed lead inspector every 3 years. While the required applications are provided during the training course, the fees and required third party (State) licensing exam required for individuals are not included in the cost of the training course.

$125 | per person

Course Description:

This EPA/State of Michigan accredited course is required for all lead risk assessors every 3 years to maintain their certification.

This one-day course will refresh attendees on the fundamentals of performing lead risk assessments in “target housing” (pre-1978 dwellings) or “child occupied facilities” within the State of Michigan. The course topics include reviewing and interpreting lead inspection data, detailed review of homes to identify potential lead-related hazards, thorough review of dust, soil, paint, and water sampling requirements, required methodologies to evaluate hazards and painted components in housing, developing strategies and recommendations to control lead-related hazards, and required documentation and report creation standards. Additionally, this course will assist attendees in keeping up with the current changes within the industry and new requirements from federal or state regulations.

Upon completion of this course, attendees must submit certificate and fees to the State of Michigan to renew their State certification as lead risk assessors, and pass a third party (State) certification exam. Further, applicants must maintain current accreditation as a Lead Inspector in the State of Michigan.

Please Note:

As per the Michigan Lead Abatement Act, any individual who wishes to test for lead-based paint in target housing and child-occupied facilities must maintain their State certification as a licensed lead inspector every 3 years. While the required applications are provided during the training course, the fees and required third party (State) licensing exam required for individuals are not included in the cost of the training course.

Lead Initial Courses

Lead Awareness, Safety RRP, Lead Abatement Worker / Supervisor, Inspector, Risk Assessor