Visible Emissions Evaluation (Smoke School)

Registration for Tennessee Visible Emissions Certification

  • Certification will be awarded to those applicants who meet the qualification requirements of EPA Federal Reference Method 9. Certification in this program is recognized and accepted nationwide.
  • For further information about the Visible Emissions Evaluation Courses, contact Mr. Jeryl Stewart (615) 532-0605.

Course Schedule

2017 2018
March 7-8 March 6-7
May 2-3 May 8-9
September 12-13  
November 7-8  

Courses begin at 8 a.m. Central Time

Course Location

Henry Horton State Park
4358 Nashville Highway
Chapel Hill, Tennessee
1-800-250-8612
Map to Park
For further information go to:
http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/henry-horton

Course Description

Day One: Lecture
(Required for Initial Certification; Optional for Recertification)
Lecture Held at State Park Inn Conference Room

Certification runs start the second day.

Day Two: Field Program
(Initial Certification and/or Recertification)
Note: Students are prohibited from wearing light compensating eyeglasses during field certification tests.
Note: The Division of Air Pollution Control will only guarantee to conduct a minimum of eight (8) certification runs.

Day Three: Field Program
(Continue Certification Runs, If Necessary)

Payment Options

  • Personal or Company Check

 Make check payable to: Treasurer, State of Tennessee and please note that it is for Smoke School Registration

  • Credit or Debit Card

You may contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Fiscal Services,  Consolidated Fee Section by telephone at (615) 532-0065 or via email at CFS@tn.gov for a copy of the Credit Card Payment Request form.  Please follow the instructions on the form.  Please note in the comments column that the payment is for registration at Smoke School.

  • Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) or Automated Clearing House (ACH)

You may contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Fiscal Services,  Consolidated Fee Section by telephone at (615) 532-0065 or via email at CFS@tn.gov for information on how to set up an EFT or ACH payment.  

Please note in the comments column that the payment is for registration at Smoke School.