Source Emissions Testing and Source Emissions Monitoring (SRCE)

The Source Emissions Testing and Source Emissions Monitoring curriculum is intended for learners who observe and review reports from source emissions testing and source emissions monitoring in compliance with the applicable Clean Air Act and state/local/tribal emission measurement requirements.

Below are modules arranged by learning objective for learners who would like to customize their learning plan or who are looking for more targeted training content. (It should be noted that training material is not yet available for all learning objectives.)
eLearning Modules
(Listed by Learning Objective)

1. DESCRIBE THE SECTIONS OF THE CLEAN AIR ACT AND THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS THAT INCLUDE EMISSION TEST METHODS AND MONITORING REQUIREMENTS FOR STATIONARY SOURCES (FOUNDATIONAL)
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2. LOCATE SPECIFIC SOURCE TEST METHODS IN THE CFR (FOUNDATIONAL)
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3. EXPLAIN KEY CONCEPTS RELATED TO EMISSION TEST METHODS (FOUNDATIONAL)
Measurement of Pollutant Emissions Stationary Sources

4. DESCRIBE PRE-TEST PLANNING (FOUNDATIONAL)
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5. APPLY THE BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR OBSERVING STACK TESTS/CONDUCTING AUDITS (FOUNDATIONAL)
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6. REVIEW COMPLETED SOURCE TEST REPORTS (FOUNDATIONAL)
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7. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR TEST METHODS 1-5 AND METHOD 19 (THESE ARE CORE METHODS FOR MOST TESTS) AND DESCRIBE WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT AND THEIR LIMITATIONS (FOUNDATIONAL)
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8. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR METHODS 9 AND 22 (FOUNDATIONAL)
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9. DESCRIBE INSTRUMENTAL TEST METHOD CONCEPTS AND BASIC PRINCIPLES, AND DESCRIBE WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT (FOUNDATIONAL)
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10. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR THE INSTRUMENTAL TEST METHODS 3A, 6C, 7E, 10, 20, AND 25A, AND DESCRIBE WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT (FOUNDATIONAL)
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11. DEFINE THE CEMS REGULATORY FRAMEWORK (FOUNDATIONAL)
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12. IDENTIFY PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR TEST METHODS 12, 18, 25, 26/26A, 29, 30B, 101, 101A, 102, 104, 201A/202, AND DESCRIBE THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO THE CORE METHODS AND WHY THE PROCEDURES ARE IMPORTANT (INTERMEDIATE)
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13. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR CONTINUOUS MONITORING SYSTEMS (CMS) PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A AND 4B, AND 6 (PART 60 APPENDIX B) AND QA PROCEDURES (PART 60 APPENDIX F), AND DESCRIBE WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT (INTERMEDIATE)
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14. METHOD 205 GAS DILUTION SYSTEMS FOR CEMS AND INSTRUMENTAL METHODS (INTERMEDIATE)
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15. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR THE FOLLOWING TEST METHODS 11, 15, 15A, 16, 16A, 16B, 16C, 23, CTM 027, AND 21, AND DESCRIBE THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO THE CORE METHODS AND WHY THE PROCEDURES ARE IMPORTANT AND THEIR LIMITATIONS (ADVANCED)
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16. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR INSTRUMENTAL TEST METHODS 320 AND 321 (FTIR) AND DESCRIBE WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT (ADVANCED)
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17. DESCRIBE HOW DIFFERENT VOC METHODS ARE USED IN RULEMAKINGS (ADVANCED)
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18. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR CONTINUOUS MONITORING SYSTEMS (CMS) PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS 5, 7, 8 AND 8A, 9, 11, 12A AND 12B, 15, 16, 18 AND QA PROCEDURES (WHERE RELEVANT), AND DESCRIBE WHY THEY ARE IMPORTANT (ADVANCED)
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19. DATA QUALITY NEEDED FOR COMPLIANCE VERSUS EMISSION FACTOR DEVELOPMENT (ADVANCED)
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20. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR CAPTURE AND EFFICIENCY (ADVANCED)
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21. IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR USING CARB METHOD 431, THE METHOD PRESCRIBED FOR ETHYLENE OXIDE SAMPLING IN 40 CFR 63 SUBPART O - NESHAP FOR COMMERCIAL STERILIZERS (ADVANCED)
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