Digital Exam Information - National Radon Safety Board

EXAM INFORMATION

NRSB offers 3 online exams:

1. Radon Measurement Technician (RMT)

An RMT is only able to place and retrieve a device.

Measurement Technicians are qualified to place and retrieve measurement
devices for the purpose of collecting radon data. This must be done in accordance with an active quality assurance program under the supervision of a certified Radon Measurement Specialist (RMS) or Accredited Radon Laboratory (ARL).

This exam contains 75 questions with an hour and a half time limit. The exam is multiple choice and the examinee should select the single best answer. There are digital tools which include a notepad and a calculator on the top menu bar. There is also a check box so you may flag a question for review during or before exiting the exam. This exam includes a virtual live proctor.

A score of 70% or above is passing. You may view your dashboard at the conclusion of the exam to see how many questions you got correct and if you passed or failed. A downloadable score letter will be emailed after the exam to either use for NRSB certification and/or your state license.

2. Radon Measurement Specialist (RMS)

An RMS is able to place, retrieve, read the measurements and sign the reports for a device.

Radon Measurement Specialists are qualified to place, retrieve, analyze the measurements and sign the reports. An RMS is also able to be directly responsible for the operation and oversight of the Quality Assurance program for the radon Laboratory, Tertiary or Secondary chamber.

This exam contains 100 questions with a two hour time limit. The exam is multiple choice and the examinee should select the single best answer. There are digital tools which include a notepad and a calculator on the top menu bar. There is also a check box so you may flag a question for review during or before exiting the exam. This exam includes a virtual live proctor.

A score of 70% or above is passing. You may view your dashboard at the conclusion of the exam to see how many questions you got correct and if you passed or failed. A downloadable score letter will be emailed after the exam to either use for NRSB certification and/or your state license.

3. Radon Mitigation Specialist (RRS)

The NRSB requirements for certification as a Radon Mitigation Specialist (RRS) are essentially the same as those established by the Environmental Protection Agency Radon Proficiency Program for radon mitigators. To be certified a candidate must have a working knowledge of radon measurement techniques and health risks, and must demonstrate a broad knowledge in all aspects of residential radon mitigation.

This exam contains 125 questions with two and a half hour time limit. The exam is multiple choice and the examinee should select the single best answer. There are digital tools which include a notepad and a calculator on the top menu bar. There is also a check box so you may flag a question for review during or before exiting the exam. This exam includes a virtual live proctor.

A score of 70% or above is passing. You may view your dashboard at the conclusion of the exam to see how many questions you got correct and if you passed or failed. A downloadable score letter will be emailed after the exam to either use for NRSB certification and/or your state license.

 

 

NOTE:  If you are taking the NRSB exam for a state license, we encourage you to check with your state to make sure you are t aking the correct exam.

Please check with the state radon representtive to see if the state you will be performing work in has regulations. You can find your states information here: https://gispub.epa.gov/radon/