Eastern Technical Associates provides public visible emissions certification programs in Charlotte, Hickory, Raleigh, and Wilmington. Choose a North Carolina smoke school location below to learn more about class and field locations, lecture information, fees, and agenda.

ETA’s comprehensive Method 9 classroom lecture is also available in online format. Attendees can access web-based training and participate in the session from the convenience of their office or home.


North Carolina Smoke School

February 16-18, 2021

Charlotte, NC Smoke School

Visible Emissions Lecture Information

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
  • 9:00 am EST
  • Live Lecture Webinar (Must register separately)
    There will be no classroom lecture. If you need to take the lecture, please register for one of our weekly webinars on the schedule page of our website

Field Opacity Certification

  • Wednesday & Thursday, February 17 & 18, 2021
  • 8:00 am Registration & 8:30 am Start
  • Secure Turf
    8320 Indian Trail Fairview Road
    Indian Trail, NC 28079

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February 23-25, 2021

Raleigh, NC Smoke School

Visible Emissions Lecture Information

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021
  • 9:00 am EST
  • Live Lecture Webinar (Must register separately)
    There will be no classroom lecture. If you need to take the lecture, please register for one of our weekly webinars on the schedule page of our website

Field Opacity Certification

  • Wednesday & Thursday, February 24 & 25, 2021
  • 8:00 am Registration & 8:30 am Start
  • North Carolina State Fairgrounds
    Lower Midway Area
    1025 Blue Ridge Road
    Raleigh, NC 27607

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October 27-29, 2020

Hickory, NC Smoke School

Lecture Information

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • 9:00 am EST
  • Live Lecture Webinar (Must register separately)
    There will be no classroom lecture. If you need to take the lecture, please register for one of our weekly webinars on the schedule page of our website.

Field Information

  • Wednesday & Thursday, October 28 & 29, 2020
  • 8:00 a.m. Registration & 8:30 a.m. Start
  • Hickory Motor Speedway
    3130 Highway 70 South East
    Newton, NC 28658

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November 3-5, 2020

Wilmington, NC Smoke School

Lecture Information

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • 9:00 am EST
  • Live Lecture Webinar (Must register separately)
    There will be no classroom lecture. If you need to take the lecture, please register for one of our weekly webinars on the schedule page of our website.

Field Information

  • Wednesday & Thursday, November 4 & 5, 2020
  • 8:00 am Registration & 8:30 am Start
  • Long Leaf Park
    1799 South College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28403

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Contact Us Today To Learn More About NC Smoke School Programs

Eastern Technical Associates is the smoke school North Carolinians trust for method 9 opacity certification. Give us a call today at (919) 878-3188 to speak with a visible emissions expert.