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Indoor Air Quality Instructor Led Online Course

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Course Description:
This entry-level course is designed to provide an understanding of common indoor air quality (IAQ) problems in tribal homes and schools. The course includes an overview of indoor air pollutants and their health effects, and tips for solving IAQ problems. Instruction will include online video recordings, reading materials, webinars, and live discussion groups. The cohort will convene one (1) live webinar followed by discussion groups every two weeks (total of 3), with supplementary learning activities completed on the participant's own time. Participants will be required to complete group discussions, activities, and assignments in order to receive their certificate of completion. There will be approximately 6 hours of work per week.

Topics include:
  • Indoor air concerns in tribal communities

  • Overview of building science

  • Mold and its health effects

  • IAQ pollutants and cancer

  • Radon

  • IAQ and asthma


  • Hazardous materials in homes and schools

  • Combustion products

  • Instruments for assessing IAQ

  • Outreach: prevention of IAQ problems

  • Collaboration and resources


Please note: This course is a prerequisite for ITEP’s Level 2 course, Indoor Air Quality Diagnostic Tools for Tribal Professionals.

If you have questions regarding the pre-requisites or your eligibility for this course, please contact Christal Black, Program Coordinator, Sr. at or phone 928-523-8410.

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