Distinguish Yourself and Your Business through EAA
The Environmental Assessment Association (EAA) has been certifying environmental professionals for over 15 years. It is the leading organization consolidating professionals involved in assessment, testing, remediation and management, among other facets of the environmental industry.
EAA offers the following professional designations to qualified members. For all designations except CEM and Industry Member, applicant must have formal education in the form of degree program coursework or continuing education, which may include:
- EAA's Phase I courses
- Night courses pertaining to environmental issues
- Coursework completed through other organizations
- Seminar on environmental issues
In lieu of the above, applicant must have extensive experience (two years or more) in environmental inspections, specialties or arbitration. Submit your application today and become a recognized professional within our industry.
CEI - Certified Environmental Inspector
The CEI performs basic environmental inspections on residential and commercial properties. This entails a visual inspection of the property and researching available environmental data to present a comprehensive report to the client. The inspector understands a broad range of environmental issues at a basic level.
CEM - Certified Environmental Manager
The CEM possesses broad knowledge of environmental issues and has managed one or more persons in the environmental industry. Applicant must have extensive experience (three years minimum) in the environmental field or be in good standing with industry, regulatory agencies and the general public. In lieu of the foregoing, applicant must have worked as a manager (managed one or more persons in the environmental field) for a minimum of three years. In addition, applicant must pass a certification exam administered by EAA.
CES - Certified Environmental Specialist
This designation covers professionals providing a range of services, including environmental testing and hazardous material removal/transportation.
CEC - Certified Environmental Consultant
(Revised description to come.)
CMI - Certified Mold Inspector
The CMI is a certified professional who has a focused background in the inspection of various mold types.
CMS - Certified Mold Specialist
The CMS is an environmental professional who specializes in a wide range of mold and mold contamination, including assessment, analysis and microbiology.
CTS - Certified Testing Specialist
This designation covers professionals in the field who are testing for environmental hazards; working with field samples and analyzing test results.
CRS - Certified Remediation Specialist
This designation covers professionals who provide various services including, but not limited to, Phase III and remediation services as well as hazardous material handling/removal.
CAQS - Certified Air Quality Specialist
Professionals with this designation have a deep understanding of, and lengthy experience with, residential air quality hazards and their remediation.
This non-professional designation is available to those who are interested in entering the environmental field or related activities not covered under the above designations, and to suppliers of environmental products and services to EAA?s membership.