NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor (Initial Course)


This five-day course provides information regarding the techniques for identifying the presence of lead-based paint (LBP) as an inspector, and determining the hazards associated with the LBP as a risk assessor.

To obtain the state license or permit, trainees must have proof of education and/or experience. Contact Access or the appropriate state for details.


A permit will be issued only to applicants who meet the following requirements:

One (1) year of experience in a related field (eg. lead, asbestos, environmental remediation work, construction-related health and safety inspection) and one of the following:

1. A Bachelor's degree and one (1) additional year of experience in a related field.

2. Certification as a sanitary inspector-grade 1, health officer, an industrial hygenist, an engineer, a registered architect, or an environmentally-related scientific field such as an environmental scientist.

3. A high school diploma (or equivalent) and at least two (2) additional years of experience in a related field.

An example experience form may be found here: https://www.accesstrainingonline.com/liraexperience


In New Jersey, ALL Lead Inspector/Risk Assessors who do not work for a local health department MUST license their company as an evaluation firm with the DCA.

You may find information on DCA licensing here: https://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/forms/pdf_lead/Lead_Eval_Cntr_App.pdf


You may find information on assessing eligibility for the Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license here: https://www.accesstrainingonline.com/resumeinfo

If you work for a municipality, you only require a Lead Dust Sampling Technician course to issue Lead-Safe Certificates: https://www.accesstrainingonline.com/dust-sampling-technician


Trainee(s) may receive a full refund if their registration is cancelled prior to the start of a program.  If a program is in progress, no refunds will be issued if trainee(s) withdraw from class.  A credit may be issued on a case-by-case basis.

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