Summary

This is a classroom-based 1-day SCS-certified course in quantitative fit testing training for prospective fit testing technicians. It is available from SCS when requested to suit your schedule, with only 1 student enrollment required.
Employers who choose to conduct quantitative respirator fit testing in-house must ensure that their personnel who do it are properly qualified with the background knowledge and technical skills to perform tests effectively. Their workers’ safety depends on it!

The goal of this course is to provide the theory and demonstrate the practical skills necessary for prospective fit testers to perform accurate and reliable quantitative respirator fit tests.

Course Content

This course provides the theory and demonstrates the practical skills that these technicians will require to perform accurate and reliable quantitative respirator fit testing. It includes video and live demonstrations of actual fit tests and covers the following topics:

  • respiratory protection requirements
  • respirator basics
  • respirator safe use practices
  • issues that interfere with respirators
  • fundamentals of fit testing
  • background knowledge for fit testing
  • the specific tasks of a fit tester

Prerequisites and PPE

You don’t need to complete any other courses or have any prior experience to enroll in this course. You also don’t need to bring along any personal protective equipment (PPE).

Note: All courses require you to have government-issued photo ID.