Mold Training Programs


For Training Program Providers

Mold Training Provider Accreditation Requirements

Accreditation is required as a mold training provider to offer mold training courses that are prerequisites for licensing. Mold training providers must obtain approval of mold training courses prior to offering courses.

  • Submit a Mold Training Provider Accreditation application (PDF) along with the required $750 application fee.
  • Name, address and occupation of each person that has an ownership interest of 10% or more.
  • Must submit a mold training course approval application (PDF) for at least one training course and all required documentation must be included.
  • A listing of all courses to be offered and the required applications.
  • Address of the central office.
  • Name and business addresses of its principals.
  • A statement of any affiliation with other mold-related companies doing business in Texas.
  • Must designate a mold training manager who meets at least one of the requirements of 16 TAC 78.
  • Training providers shall have a written policy concerning refunds and cancellations including cancellation procedures in all languages in which training is offered. The refund and cancellation policy must be provided to students before payment of fees. (in accordance with 16 TAC 78)
  • Training providers shall have a written policy concerning the administration of test, including allowing only one re-test per student for each course. The use of the same questions for both the original and re-test is prohibited. (in accordance with 16 TAC 78)
  • Please note*: Oral course tests are not allowed. If a student fails the re-test, the student must repeat the course and pass a new test.
  • Training providers must provide a qualified principal instructor according to the requirements of 16 TAC 78.
  • Training providers must develop and implement a plan to maintain and improve the quality of the training program according to the requirements of 16 TAC 78.
  • Training providers shall not conduct any approved course for more than 8 training hours including hands-on portions in one calendar day.
  • Training providers shall conduct courses in facilities acceptable as classrooms and conducive to learning. The facilities must have restrooms available for students.
  • All requirements of 16 TAC 78 must be met to be approved as a mold training provider.

Mold Training Course Approval Requirements

  • Submit a mold training course approval application (PDF) along with the required $100 application fee.
  • The course title along with a detailed outline of the course curriculum including the specific topics taught, the amount of time allotted to each topic and the amount and type of hands-on training for each topic.
  • A description of the facilities and equipment available for lecture and hands-on training.
  • A copy of the course test blueprint (written documentation of the proportion of the test questions devoted to each major topic in the course).
  • A copy of all course materials including student manuals, instructor notebooks, handouts and other course-related materials in all languages taught.
    • Provide the names of all approved course instructors. (any changes to your approved instructors must be provided to the department within 15 days) Be prepared to provide the qualifications of each instructor upon request by the department.
    • A copy of the course completion certificate to be issued to the students which must include the following information:
    • A unique certificate number for each certificate
    • The training facility’s name, address and phone number
    • The printed name and signature of the course instructor
    • The license number of the person who provided the training (if applicable)
    • The student’s name
    • A statement that the student successfully completed the course, the name and date of the training course completed
    • The signature of the course director and/or the principal officer, owner or chief executive officer of the training provider
  • Within 7 calendar days after the completion date of each course, a roster containing the names and number identifies of each student who attended to course, must be provided to the department on a department approved form.
  • Any changes to the course or the course certificate must be provided to the department for approval before being implemented.
  • Consumer complaint information for directing complaints to the department must be provided to each client which must include the department’s name, web address, mailing address and telephone number.
  • Course instructors and guest speakers are required to present in person during at least 50% of the classroom instruction and for all hands-on instruction.
  • Course instructors shall maintain an attendance record for each course and take attendance at the beginning of each 4-hour instruction segment. A student who is absent from more than 10% of the course instruction, including hands-on sessions and field trips, is ineligible to complete the course.
  • Training courses shall address only one license type and shall not be combined with other areas of licensure.
  • Initial training courses shall not be combined with continuing education courses.
  • Training providers shall conduct each course in one language throughout the course.
  • A training provider may offer a course in a language other than English, if all instructors and guest speakers are fluent in that language and all books, training materials and course tests are offered in the same language.
  • Courses requiring hands-on practical training must be presented in an environment that permits each student to have actual experience performing tasks associated with the mold-related activity.
  • The maximum number of students in a lecture session shall be 40.
  • Hands-on training sessions shall maintain a student-to-instructor ratio of not more than 15 to one.
  • All requirements of 16 TAC 78 must be met to have a mold training course approved.

For Assessors and Remediators

List of Accredited Mold Training Providers

Accreditation is required as a mold training provider to offer mold training courses that are prerequisites for licensing. Mold training providers must obtain approval of mold training courses prior to offering courses.



AEHS Inc

4402 Centergate
San Antonio TX 78217
(210) 656-9300

Approved Courses:

  • Assessment Consultant (Initial & Refresher)
  • Assessment Technician (Initial & Refresher)
  • Remediation Contractor (Initial & Refresher)


Enviro-Con Services Inc

1855 Barker Cypress Road #130
Houston TX 77084
(281) 398-7000, (281) 398-7003
Fax (281) 398-7004
www.enviro-conservices.com

Approved Courses:

  • Assessment Consultant (Initial & Refresher)
  • Assessment Technician (Initial & Refresher)
  • Remediation Contractor (Initial & Refresher)


Envirotest Ltd

3902 Braxton Dr
Houston TX 77063
(713) 782-4411

Approved Courses:

  • Assessment Consultant (Initial & Refresher)
  • Assessment Technician (Initial & Refresher)


GEBCO Associates LP

815 Trailwood Drive, Ste 200
Hurst TX 76053
(817) 268-4006
Email: info@gebcolorg
www.gebco.org

Approved Courses:

  • Assessment Consultant (Initial & Refresher)
  • Assessment Technician (Initial & Refresher)
  • Remediation Contractor (Initial & Refresher)


Micro Institute

1501 Augusta Bend Dr
Hutto TX 78634
(512) 662-5752
Email: infor@microinstitute.com
www.microinstitute.com

Approved Course:

  • Remediation Contractor (Initial & Refresher)


NATEC of Texas Inc

9802 Lawndale Avenue
Houston TX 77017
(713) 472-4022
Email: natectx@comcast.net
www.NATECTX.com

Approved Courses:

  • Assessment Consultant (Initial & Refresher)
  • Assessment Technician (Initial & Refresher)
  • Remediation Contractor (Initial & Refresher)


Sun City Analytical Inc

1409 Montana Avenue
El Paso TX 79902
(915) 533-8840

Approved Courses:

  • Assessment Consultant (Initial & Refresher)
  • Assessment Technician (Initial & Refresher)
  • Remediation Contractor (Initial & Refresher