For Air Conditioning Technicians:
EPA does not administer air conditioning or refrigerant technician certification tests. However, on EPA’s Ozone Layer Protection web site, you can find a list of approved programs which do offer testing services.
Section 608 of the Clean Air Act covers stationary air conditioning and refrigeration certification:
Section 609 covers to motor vehicle air conditioning and refrigeration (MVACs) certification:
For Lead Renovation Professionals:
Are you a contractor? Find information about training and certification on the following Web page:
We also suggest:
- Locate an RRP Training Class or Provider in Your Area
- Evaluating and Eliminating Lead-Based Paint Hazards (Lead Abatement, Inspection, and Risk Assessment)
- EPA Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right
Questions? Contact the National Lead Information Center to speak with an information specialist.
For Asbestos Control Professionals:
Federal law requires asbestos control professionals to take training on how to properly inspect for the presence of asbestos and to repair and remove it. Training also is required to develop asbestos management plans for schools and to manage and design asbestos abatement projects. States offer these training courses, which must meet EPA guidelines.
In addition to this initial training, asbestos control professionals must take annual refresher training in order to maintain their accreditation status.
EPA ID Numbers:
If you are looking for information on EPA ID numbers, please see the following FAQ: