FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Get to the know the IEMA Radon Division website: www.radon.illinois.gov.  IEMA or Illinois Emergency Management Agency – Radon Division, is the regulatory agency for radon in the State of Illinois.  More specifically, get real familiar with the licensing page.  Bookmark it in your browser.  You will go there often!   You will be using this website A LOT over the next few months.  All you need to know is on the website.

Such as…
What must I do before I can take the State radon exam? 

First, you need to complete an IEMA approved Qualification Course.

Second, you need to apply to take the State exam. Pay special attention to when the exam is offered and what you must do to take it.

Third, after you pass the state Exam, you may apply for a Technician or a Professional license.  Make note of all that is required before you mail in your application.  For example, Professional license applicants must submit a Quality Assurance Program with their license application.  Technician applications must be signed by the Professional licensee and contain a copy of the Professional’s QAP.


If I take (and pass) the Healthy Homes Pre-Licensing course, am I qualified to sit for the State exam?

Yes. Healthy Homes’ Illinois Radon Inspection and Measurement Course is an approved IEMA course!

Is the course hard?

As with any course, that depends. The content in the course covers some very complex topics, we make it very easy to learn IF you follow our program and take your time. We include a lot of extra exercises and resources to help, however these are also optional. The best results are achieved when you take your time and take advantage of all of the great resources we have prepared for you.

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