This five-day course provides information regarding the techniques for identifying the presence of lead-based paint (LBP) as an inspector, and determining the hazards associated with the LBP as a risk assessor.
To obtain the state license or permit, trainees must have proof of education and/or experience. Contact Access or the appropriate state for details.
A permit will be issued only to applicants who meet the following requirements:
One (1) year of experience in a related field (eg. lead, asbestos, environmental remediation work, construction-related health and safety inspection) and one of the following:
1. A Bachelor's degree and one (1) additional year of experience in a related field.
2. Certification as a sanitary inspector-grade 1, health officer, an industrial hygenist, an engineer, a registered architect, or an environmentally-related scientific field such as an environmental scientist.
3. A high school diploma (or equivalent) and at least two (2) additional years of experience in a related field.
An example experience form may be found here: https://www.accesstrainingonline.com/liraexperience
In New Jersey, ALL Lead Inspector/Risk Assessors who do not work for a local health department MUST license their company as an evaluation firm with the DCA.
You may find information on DCA licensing here: https://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/forms/pdf_lead/Lead_Eval_Cntr_App.pdf