This is an intense course that covers all major topics on indoor air quality.
Your Indoor Air Quality course comes complete with a 150 page manual and the Instructor's Power Point slide show for your computer. See the syllabus below for more details about this course. This course is a necessary step to achieve ESA's new certification for Master Indoor Environmental Specialist.
- Identification of Allergens and the ELISA testing method
- Other Biological Contaminants including Mold
- Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's) including Formaldehyde, Carbon Monoxide, Toulene, Ozone
- Origin and common sources of VOC's
- VOC inspection and testing procedures including the TO-15 equipment
- Bacteria inspection and testing procedures for Legionella, Coliform, Salmonella, E. Coli
- Overview of additional IAQ issues including Radon, Lead awareness and Asbestos awareness
This Home Study course includes: Identifying mold growth in residential buildings, mold inspection process,
testing and sampling techniques, interpreting and presenting Lab results, legal issues and getting your business started.
Your Home Study package includes the following:
Power Point CD, 200 page Manual, Realtor Power Point Presentation, Various Sampling Devices for your use during study including Micro 5 and Air-O-Cell spore traps, Swab and Tape Lift, Video on how to use an IAQ air pump.
- Laying the foundation for mold – history of mold
- Health issues concerning mold
- Identifying mold growth in residential buildings
- Identifying moisture source in residential buildings
- Mold sampling methods and techniques (hands on with sampling equipment)
- Filling out the Chain of Custody
- Understanding Laboratory results
- Interfacing with your client
This course is NEHA approved. Covers Radon fundementals, Radon entry and behavior in buildings, Radon measurement protocols, equipment, Quality Assurance and Quality Control plans and includes EPA Citizen's Guide to Radon and EPA Consumer Guide to Radon Reduction. Course includes Power Point CD and Video. NEHA exam can be issued at a Proctored location near you.
Awareness Course Package includes well water testing, lead awareness and asbestos awareness
We have packaged our Well Water Testing Course, Lead Awareness Course and Asbestos Awareness Course into ONE low priced Home Study Package.
Well Water Testing Guidelines for both Bacterial and Chemical Well Water Maintenance Guidelines Well Water Inspection Guideline Asbestos Awareness Glossary of Asbestors containing items Lead Awareness - Lead based paint. Lead Awareness - Soil and dust from paint and gasoline. Lead Awareness - Drinking water, usually from leaded solder or brass fittings and fixtures or lead service lines.
A professional correspondence course in Integrated Pest
Management of wood and wood products. For pest management
professional, home inspection professionals and urban
How can you or your company take advantage
of this growing
In partnership with Purdue University, AHIT is now offering
the new Termites
and Other Wood-Destroying Pests Management Correspondence
Course. This new course includes extensive
material on insects and diseases common to urban and
industrial areas. This is a comprehensive training
program in the management of pests in wood that you
can complete via correspondence, from your either home
or workplace. You can complete the course at your own
pace in less than one year.
The course covers many different wood-infesting pests
(diseases and arthropods), and provides comprehensive
coverage of arthropod and disease identification, and
pest prevention and control. Included are specific examples
and the biology of subterranean termites, drywood and
dampwood termites, carpenter ants, powderpost beetles
(anobiid, bostrichid, and lyctid), old house borer, round-headed
borers, flat-headed borers, and other woodboring beetles.
The course includes reading materials and chapter exams.
After studying each chapter, complete the review questions
and send them to Purdue for grading. When you have finished
all of the course work, a final exam will be sent to
a proctor that you have chosen. Your proctor will administer
the exam and send it to Purdue for grading. After passing
the exam, you will receive a Purdue
University Certificate of Completion.
||Introduction to Wood-Destroying
|| Subterranean Termites
|| Drywood and Dampwood
|| Termite Prevention
||Drywood and Dampwood
Termite Prevention and Control
|| Beetle Identification
|| Anobiid Powderpost
|| Bostrichid Powderpost
|| Lyctid Powderpost
||Old House Borer,
Flat-Headed Borers, and Other Wood-Boring Beetles
|| Management of
Wood-Boring Beetles Section 4 Ants, Bees, Wasps (Hymenoptera)
||Ants, Bees, Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Biology, and Economic Importance
|| Wood Decay
|| Fungi Identification,
Biology, and Economic Importance
in Foundation and Substructures
About the Authors
Daniel Suiter is an assistant professor
of urban structural entomology in the Department of Entomology,
University of Georgia.
Andrew Nuss is
a Master’s student in the Department
of Entomology at Purdue.
Gary Bennett, Professor of Entomology at Purdue, has
coordinated the course.
Benefits of the course
- The most-up-to-date, comprehensive training in wooddestroying
- IPM philosophy made practical
- Instruction by experts
at Purdue University
- Complete at your own pace, in
your own place
- Certificate of Completion from Purdue
Wood-Destroying Pest Management is designed to meet
the certification standards set forth by the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA). Certifying agencies in all
states have been sent the Wood-Destroying Pest Management
course for approval for either certification, recertification,
or continuing education credits. If you plan to use this
course to prepare for certification in your state, please
contact your state’s pesticide training office
or certifying agency.
||In the United States: $205 Course fee
||Canada: $205 Course fee +
$30 Canadian postage