Spirometry Content for an Approved Course

What is the design and content of an approved course?

Initial Training Course

The course design must include at least 16 hours of instruction with the following components:

  1. At least 4 hours of formal lectures and/or audio visual material
  2. At least 8 hours of practical instruction
  3. At least 2 hours of evaluation and testing
  4. At least 2 additional hours of lecture, practical instruction, or testing at the course director’s discretion

Refresher Training Course

See When does a NIOSH-approved certificate expire? Are there refresher courses? for further details.

Page last reviewed: February 26, 2020