Visible Emissions Observation School (Smoke School)

EPA Method 9 Field Training:  Longview, TX

One-Day Opacity Training:    10/25/2023   CAA ID:6044

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:

        Wed Oct 25 2023 at 8:00 am (CST)  to  1:00 pm (CST)
       Best Western
       900 S Access Rd
       Longview, TX  75602
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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.
  • This is a smoke school with staggered start times. Students will receive individual scheduled times to attend the field session.

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. Larger public schools may have two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
  • 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: $275
Self-Paced Lecture Course: $50

 SESSION NOTES  This session offers lecture and field components. The lecture is a TCEQ-approved online course. You must complete the lecture prior to field training and attend the field on the scheduled day. Please provide an email address when registering in order to receive the lecture link and scheduled arrival time, as well as any updated information.