Visible Emissions Observation School (Smoke School)

EPA Method 9 Field Training:  Blackfoot, ID

One-Day Opacity Training:    9/6/2022   Session ID:5287

NOTE: Public school dates are subject to change. If a school date changes, you will be notified via email IF YOU HAVE ENROLLED IN THE CLASS.


You must be a CAA client to enroll for a smoke school.


Field Certification:

        Tue Sep 6 2022 at 8:00 am (CST)  to  12:00 pm (CST)
       Basic American Foods
       415 West Collins Rd.
       Blackfoot, ID  83221
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Be Prepared for Class

  • Field runs start at the time stated above. Please arrive a few minutes early to complete sign-in procedures.
  • CAA smoke schools are digital - bring a fully-charged smart phone or tablet. Extra devices will be available for use if you do not have a mobile device.
  • If you aren't familiar with digital certification, visit our digital introduction page.

Smoke School Duration

  • One-Day Smoke Schools: Field certification ends when attendees who arrived at the start time are certified, or no longer wish to attempt to become certified.
  • Two-Day and Three-Day Smoke Schools: Field certification runs until the stated end time; students still requiring certification will come back for the subsequent day(s) of class. The final day of smoke school ends when attendees who arrived at the start time are certified, or no longer wish to attempt to become certified.


SELF-PACED LECTURE (default format)

CAA's self-paced lecture fulfills EPA Method 9 requirements and is approved by TCEQ for Texas students.

Organizations who would prefer an in-person or livestream lecture, call the registrar at 901-381-9960.

 PRICING  Registrations received within less than 7 days from the start of class will be assessed a $25 late fee.

Field Certification Smoke School: $450
Self-Paced Lecture Course: $50

 SESSION NOTES  This session is sponsored by Basic American Foods. This session offers both the lecture and the field certification. The lecture will be an online, self-paced course. Please provide your email upon registration to receive the information for the self-paced lecture course and any updated information.

DIRECTIONS: Basic American Foods is located at 415 WEST Collins ROAD (not Street) in Blackfoot, ID. From Pocatello, take I-15 and exit at US-26 (exit 93 I-15 WEST). Turn Left on Parkway Dr. (AW Fast Food Restaurant on right) First right at West Bridge St. which turns into West Collins Rd. The plant is on your left. From Idaho Falls, take I-15 and exit at US-26 (exit 93 west). Turn right on US-26 for 8/10 mile. Phone is 208-785-3200.