Source Tester Qualification Examination Programs
Eastern Technical Associates is the Source Evaluation Society’s designated paper examination provider for individuals and team leaders using U.S. EPA Source Test Methods. Questions and answers used in the exams are provided and approved by the Source Evaluation Society.
SES Mission Statement for the QSTI/QSTO Exam Program
The goal of the SES Source Tester Qualification Examination and Abilities Assessment is to determine whether the candidate demonstrates knowledge and the ability to apply source testing methods, fundamental engineering, and chemistry principles in a manner consistent with that of a field lest team leader.
In addition to thorough and practical knowledge of source testing methods, those principles include an understanding of elementary physical gas laws and chemistry, basics of safety and hazardous materials handling, and primary theories of source testing (e.g., isokinetic and proportional sampling).
The candidate is expected to exemplify and demonstrate professional and ethical conduct. not only during the exam process. but also in representing SES as a QSTI or QSTO.
Eastern Technical Associates is proud to be the Source Evaluation Society ‘s designated QSTI/QSTO paper examination provider. ETA offers exams at most of our public Smoke Schools as well as at our Raleigh, NC Office. We also have a list of approved proctors to administer the exams worldwide.
Please follow the links and contact information below for more details on the QSTI/QSTO Exams.
- Procedure and FAQs
- Fees and Registration
- ECMPS Reporting Requirements
- SES Website
- Reference Methods and Rules
If you have questions regarding QSTI/QSTO Exams or if you would like to schedule an exam, please contact Kristy Radford at (919) 235-3296.