Eastern Technical Associates provides public Method 9 opacity certification programs in Charleston, Columbia, and Spartanburg. Choose a South Carolina smoke school location below to learn more about class and field locations, lecture information, fees, and agenda.

Our comprehensive visible emissions classroom lecture is also available in online format. Students can access web-based training and participate in the session from the convenience of their own home.


South Carolina Smoke School

September 8-9, 2021

Columbia, SC Smoke School

Lecture Information

  • Held once per week on Monday or Tuesday
  • Start time: 9:00 am EST/ 8:00 am CT/ 7:00 am MT/ 6:00 am PT
  • Held virtually via live webinar using Go To Meeting
  • Lecture will be a separate registration from the field. To register for a lecture, visit our lecture webinar page

Field Information

  • Wednesday & Thursday, September 8 & 9, 2021
  • 8:00 am Registration & 8:30 am Start
  • State Park
    Grassy Area on Hinton Street
    781 Hinton Street
    Columbia, SC 29203

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October 28, 2021

Spartanburg, SC Smoke School

Lecture Information

  • Held once per week on Monday or Tuesday
  • Start time: 9:00 am EST/ 8:00 am CT/ 7:00 am MT/ 6:00 am PT
  • Held virtually via live webinar using Go To Meeting
  • Lecture will be a separate registration from the field. To register for a lecture, visit our lecture webinar page

Field Information

  • Thursday, October 28, 2021
  • 8:00 am Registration & 8:30 am Start
  • Michelin Plant (football field)
    1000 International Drive
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
  • Please Note: There will be no Wednesday field session

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November 3-4, 2021

Charleston, SC Smoke School

Lecture Information

  • Held once per week on Monday or Tuesday
  • Start time: 9:00 am EST/ 8:00 am CT/ 7:00 am MT/ 6:00 am PT
  • Held virtually via live webinar using Go To Meeting
  • Lecture will be a separate registration from the field. To register for a lecture, visit our lecture webinar page

Field Information

  • Wednesday & Thursday, November 3 & 4, 2021
  • 8:00 am Registration & 8:30 am Start
  • Berkley County Emergency Services Training Center
    474 Reid Hill Rd
    Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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Contact Us Today To Learn More About SC Smoke School Programs

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