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These certifications qualify an individual to perform Mold Assessments in New Hampshire.

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Council-certified Microbial Consultant

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Required: 8 years experience in designing and conducting microbial sampling regimens

Certification performed by ACAC: Testing, analysis, and evaluation of the individual's knowledge, skills and abilities for the purpose of certification and re-certification in the field of microbial investigation.

 

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Council-certified Microbial Investigator

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Required: 2 years experience in designing and conducting microbial sampling regimens

Certification performed by ACAC: Testing, analysis, and evaluation of the individual's knowledge, skills and abilities for the purpose of certification and re-certification in the field of microbial investigation.

 

Program Summary:

The Council-certified Microbial Investigator (CMI) and the Council-certified Microbial Consultant (CMC) investigate microbial issues in the indoor environment. For example, a CMI or CMC performs mold inspection, mold testing and bioaerosol sampling. A CMI or CMC interprets lab results and design an effective remediation protocol. Finally, these professionals perform post-remediation sampling to verify the success of a remediation project.

CMIs and CMCs possess verified knowledge in disciplines related to mold inspection, microbial investigations and sampling. The certification examinations cover a wide range of bioaerosols and their potential health effects. They also deal with microbial sampling procedures and equipment.

CMIs and CMCs posses verified experience in microbial sampling, mold inspection or mold testing in one or more of the following settings:

To earn the Council-certified Microbial Investigator (CMI) or the Council-certified Microbial Consultant (CMC) designations, candidates must:

Accreditation:

The CMI and CMC certifications are accredited by the Council for Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB), a nationally recognized independent accreditation body. ACAC certifications are the ONLY designations in the indoor air quality field to earn CESB accreditation.

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Council-certified Structural Mold Investigator  (VOCATIONAL)

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Required: current employment in conducting microbial investigations

Certification performed by ACAC: Testing, analysis, and evaluation of the individual's knowledge, skills and abilities for the purpose of certification and re-certification in the field of microbial investigation.

Awarded by unanimous vote of a nationwide panel of industry peers, the Council-certified Structural Microbial Investigator (CSMI) certification identifies a professional with verified knowledge of proper techniques for microbial investigations in the indoor environment.

Each CSMI has passed a psychometrically rated examination based on peer-reviewed industry standards and accepted reference texts. The CSMI examination ensures that certificants understand the principles for (1) distinguishing among the significant types of microbial contamination, (2) identifying, selecting and calibrating appropriate microbial sampling equipment, (3) designing an effective sampling regimen, (4) employing proper sampling techniques, (5) correctly interpreting data collected from a microbial sampling regimen, and (6) establishing an effective protocol for microbial remediation.

 

OUR CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Restoration and Remediation:

ACAC offers restoration industry certifications and contractor certifications such as mold contractor certifications, indoor air quality certifications, water damage certifications, fire and water restoration certifications; structural drying certifications, moisture control certifications, and thermography certifications.

Administration and Management:

ACAC offers emergency management certifications and indoor air quality management certifications.

Investigation and Consulting:

ACAC offers mold inspector certifications, indoor air quality certifications, environmental certifications, infection control certifications, thermography certifications, and fire and smoke certifications.

 

 

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*  The CIEC and CMC programs are dual-accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)
    and the Council for Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
* 18 other ACAC programs are accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
*  ACAC examinations are compliant with standards published by APA, AERA and NCME.
*  ACAC is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), formerly known as NOCA.