CAOHC Course Director Training

CD Training

To Certify for the first time:

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

All participants must first completed and submit a CD Prerequisite Profile in order to register for a course. 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. Profiles are reviewed weekly. Once reviewed, you will receive an email indicating you are APPROVED to sign up for a course.  INCOMPLETE submissions will be denied.

2.) Click here to sign up for training.

To Recertify:

Those who have been awarded a Course Director Certification and who have not yet expired may opt to recertify. Those recertifyling must also start by completing a CD Prerequisite Profile. Once approve, they can choose from one of two options for recertification.

Option 1: Complete the eight-hour CAOHC CD training workshop and 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.
To qualify for this option, participants must Fulfill at least two of the following items during the prior 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. 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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