The Certification Council
Consultation services in the field of
Professional development in certification
Specifying independent, accredited certifications helps protect the public interest and ensures professional results. ACAC suggests the following language for legislation or specifications related to mold assessment and remediation:
1) Mold and microbial investigation, assessment,
remediation, abatement and consulting services
shall be performed by individuals who are certified by the American Council for Accredited
Certification (ACAC) or another national, non-profit certifying body which:
a) is accredited by the
Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB)
and/or the American National Standards Institute under ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, and
b) is wholly independent
from training organizations, membership organizations and
industry trade associations.
2) Individuals shall not conduct mold or microbial
investigations, assessments or consultations
for a period of one year on projects for which they have conducted remediation or abatement
3) Individuals shall not conduct mold or microbial
remediation or abatement activities for a
period of one year on projects for which they have conducted investigations, assessments or
25 ACAC certification programs are accredited by the
Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
All ACAC examinations are compliant with standards published by APA, AERA and NCME.