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Certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE)

ProTrain Online

Description

The Certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE) Course has been the most popular indoor air quality training program over the last decade. You now have the opportunity to take this course online with a self-paced format.

This in-depth course is designed for indoor air quality professionals looking to advance their education beyond the basics. You'll learn about contaminants, health effects, HVAC systems, building science, assessments, sampling, equipment and more.

The CIE course will enable you to:

  • Incorporate a full spectrum of contaminants into your IAQ assessments including mold, bacteria, VOCs, carbon monoxide, radon, triggers to asthma and allergies, and more
  • Understand how building design, HVAC and material selection all influence the indoor environment
  • Diagnose, resolve and prevent common IAQ problems
  • Apply current industry guidelines to standardize your assessments and reporting

The CIE course is sponsored by the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) and it prepares students for the American IAQ Council (AmIAQC) certification exam. There are no prerequisites for taking the course. However, there are experience requirements for students wishing to take the AmIAQC exam. Certification exams are offered at computerized testing centers worldwide. For more information regarding certification including the additional fees, please visit www.IAQcouncil.org.

The interactive format includes an audio presentation synchronized to pictures, bullet points and quizzes on your screen. At any time, email or call your instructor with questions and get personal attention. You will have 100 days to access the 32 hours of self-paced content. The course includes a 600 page manual in PDF format.

Computer Requirements

You must have a copy of Adobe Flash on your computer to view the online training. This software comes standard on computers and 98% of internet users already have a copy installed. If you are unable to view the online training, download a free copy of Flash at www.adobe.com.

Outline

  • IAQ CONTAMINANTS AND HEALTH EFFECTS
  • HVAC
  • THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
  • IAQ ASSESSMENTS
  • MICROBIAL SAMPLING
  • IAQ SAMPLING
  • REMEDIATION
  • STANDARD OF CARE

Outcomes

The course not only provides the fundamentals of indoor air quality, it teaches more advanced topics that will educate even seasoned veterans in the field.

Assessment

You must register for the exam directly with the American Indoor Air Quality Council. Visit their web site at www.IAQcouncil.org. The examination fees are in addition to the course fees. The exam is offered at testing centers throughout the entire US (and world). You can schedule your exam for any date. The closed-book exam is multiple choice with three hours to complete it. There are no prerequisites to take the course, however, there are prerequisites to take the certification exam.

course quick facts
course code PRO1003
cost $1325.00
estimated time to
complete course
32 Hours
course materials
available
3 Months