CAOHC Course Director Training

CD Training


1.) Click here to complete your CD Prerequisite Profile.

Participants must first provide documentation they have completed prerequisites for this course by completing the profile in the link above. To see the list of prerequisites, click here.

Once your profile is completed, click SUBMIT and CAOHC staff will review it. Please click SUBMIT only one time and allow enough time for your profile to be reviewed by CAOHC staff. Once reviewed, you will receive an email indicating when you are APPROVED to sign up for a course.  INCOMPLETE submissions will be denied. Reviews are typically done weekly.

2.) Click here to sign up for training.



Those who have been awarded a Course Director Certification and who have not yet expired may opt to recertify. There are two options for recertification.

Option 1: Complete the eight-hour CAOHC CD training workshop. Complete the on-line examination with a passing score of 80% or higher.
Option 2. Complete the on-line examination with a passing score of 80% or higher.
AND Fulfill at least two of the following items during the application's five year credential term:

1. Serve as CD for a minimum of 10 OHC courses with no substantiated violations of CAOHC policies and procedures.
2. Accrue a minimum of 10 continuing education contact hours related to Occupational Hearing Conservation.
3. Actively participate on a CAOHC committee or task force for at least two full years.
4. Participate as an approved instructor in one or more CAOHC sponsored CD workshops.

To apply for recertificaiton, CDs must start by completing a CD Prerequisite Profile above. If they have the required qualifications, they will be given the option to sign up for the Exam Only.


Associated Fees:

   Training Course (civilian) ...........  $500
   Training Course (military only)...  $0  (participant MUST register for a "Military Only" course to receive it at no charge. Exam fees apply)

CERTIFICATION & EXAM:                                                          
   Initial certification Exam..... $200
   Re-certification Exam.........  $150

Must be paid in full 7 days prior to the training date.

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