Mold Certification

Mold Certification is required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mold Certificationand many other state and local regulatory agencies. There are several different mold classes available to help you comply with the regulations in your location. Each type of training is targeted to the type of work you are performing including mold remediation, inspection and abatement. If you are planning to do work that impacts strict mold requirements, you must identify the type of training and certification required in your area. It is important to be fully trained and certified prior to beginning work. Failure to comply with these regulatory requirements can result in thousands in fines and potential loss of business.

The EPA and other regulatory agencies have developed several mold certification classes and only authorized training providers can teach them and issue certification to students. ZOTApro offers a large selection of locally provided in-person and online mold training courses to meet your certification needs. Simply click on your desired course below and you will find a complete listing of upcoming dates and times to meet your needs. Please remember that courses fill up fast.

Register early to guarantee your seat in the course and be confident you will receive your Mold Certificate in time for your next project.

 


mold abatement workerNY Mold Abatement Worker Initial Course


This New York Mold Abatement Worker 16-hour course is designed for individuals that will conduct mold abatement as defined as the act of removal, cleaning, sanitizing, or surface disinfection of mold, mold containment, and waste handling of mold and materials used to remove mold from surfaces by an individual.


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Mold AssessorNY Mold Assessor Initial Course


This New York Mold Assessor 32-hour course is designed for individuals that will conduct inspections or assessments of real property that is designed to discover mold, conditions that facilitate mold, indication of conditions that are likely to facilitate mold, or any combination thereof.” Home Inspectors also need to be licensed if they also provide mold assessments.


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Mold remediation contractorNY Mold Remediation Contractor Initial Course


This New York Mold Remediation Contractor 24-hour course is designed for companies that will conduct removal, cleaning, sanitizing, or surface disinfection of mold, mold containment, and waste handling of mold and materials used to remove mold from surfaces by a business. Mold remediation includes remediation of the underlying sources of moisture that may be the cause of mold that requires expertise to control.


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Mold AssessorNY Mold Assessor Training and Remediation Contractor Combo Course


This is a great opportunity to save time and money! Get your NY Mold Assessor and NY Mold Remediation Contractor License all in one course. The New York Mold Assessor and Remediation Contractor Combination Course will save you 2 days compared to taking the courses separately. Take advantage of this combination course and get licensed today.


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Mold Abatement Worker Initial Course (Spanish)


This Mold Abatement Worker (Spanish) 16-hour course is designed for individuals that will conduct mold abatement as defined as the act of removal, cleaning, sanitizing, or surface disinfection of mold, mold containment, and waste handling of mold and materials used to remove mold from surfaces by an individual. Course delivered in Spanish.


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Who must have Mold Certification?

Individuals and companies who do mold related work activity must have a mold license or certification prior to beginning work. It is always important to know and understand the specific requirements in the area where you are doing your work. Certification is required for all kinds of work activity. This includes a professional performing a mold inspection, a contractor conducting mold abatement, or a restoration company doing mold remediation. Please remember that you must receive your certification prior to beginning work. Many mold certificates expire. It is important to keep your certification current to maintain regulatory compliance. Attend a renewal early to retain valid certification.

How do I get Mold Certification?

  1. Register for the mold certification class that is required for your work activity.
  2. Attend and successfully complete all requirements of the course.
  3. Receive your Certification!

It’s that easy. Once you receive your certificate, you may need to apply to the regulatory agency governing a mold specialist in your area. You may have to submit an application, a copy of your training certificate and a fee to get final approval to do this work. Once approved, the agency will provide you with your mold license. This will need to be kept on site while you are engaging in this work activity.

Can I have more than 1 Mold Certificate?

Yes. The EPA and other regulatory agencies require that you have all the necessary mold certifications prior to you or your company engaging in this type of work activity. Many people including consultants, contractors and restoration professionals have multiple certificates. If the work you perform overlaps any of the mold training disciplines, then you may be required to have multiple certifications. Be certain to obtain each certification required and maintain accurate records in the event of a regulatory audit. Please remember to maintain current copies on your job site as proof you are approved to work.

Still have mold certification questions?

If you still have questions or are uncertain which mold certification class you need, please give ZOTA Professional Training a call. We are here to help and answer any questions you may have.