Certified Respiratory Train the Trainer Course

100% online, self-paced course format

Professional Credential: IASHEP- Certified Respirator Training Specialist (Trainer)

(Note: Refresher certification is required every three  years to maintain professional credential.) Recertification fee is $150

Non-discrimination Policy:

IASHEP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination

Course Objectives:

Learn how to establish, maintain, and monitor a respirator program following the requirements in 29 CFR 1910.134. Discuss the technical aspects for the proper selection and use of respiratory protection. Evaluate compliance with OSHA’s standard by using the compliance directive and the “Small Entity Compliance Guide.” Topics include: Respiratory Protection Program, Fit Testing Demonstration, Selection of Respirators, Maintenance and Care.

The Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134. It requires a written program for respirator use, medical evaluations of the respirator users, fit testing of respirator models used on potential wearers, and training of the respirator users. The Respiratory Protection Train-the-Trainer program will prepare the attendee to coordinate the respiratory protection program, conduct the training, and perform both qualitative and quantitative fit testing.

Course Topics
covered include:

  • A review of OSHA’s respiratory protection standard
  • What conditions prohibit respirator use
  • Respirator selection
  • Proper use and care of respirator
  • How to properly don and wear the respirator
  • The importance of seal check
  • Fit assessment procedures and exercises
  • Medical evaluations
  • Rationale behind fit testing
  • Fit assessment
  • Fit check and testing
    • How to resolve fit problems


This course will be valuable for:

  • Healthcare Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,
  • Safety & Health Committee Members
  • Government Inspectors
  • General Industry and Construction Personnel
  • Safety & Health Professionals
  • Training Managers
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Environmental Professionals


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam.  A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.

After signing up for this course IASHEP will send you a link to the LMS class