Visible Emissions Evaluation

Smoke School 

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,
Jeryl.Stewart@tn.gov.

Fee

Initial Certification
$180 

Recertification
$150

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 TDEC.fees@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. You may pay directly via telephone by contacting the above listed number.

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 TDEC.fees@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.

Schedule

Middle Tennessee

Henry Horton State Park
March 12-13
May 7-8
September 10-11
November 5-6

East Tennessee

Bass Pro Shop - Kodak, TN
April 16-17
October 15-16

What to expect

Lecture

Required for Initial Certification; Optional for Recertification

Middle Tennessee Lecture Location
Duck River Room inside the
Visitor Center of Henry Horton State Park
Start Time: 8:00 am (Central)
East Tennessee Lecture Location
Hampton Inn,
Kodak, TN
Start time: 8:00 am (Eastern)

Field Program

Initial Certification and/or Recertification runs

Please Note: We only guarantee to conduct a minimum of eight (8) certification runs

  • Students are prohibited from wearing light compensating eyeglasses during field certification tests.

Field Program

Continue Certification Runs, If Necessary

Registration & Location

Middle Tennessee

Henry Horton State Park (HHSP) Registration Form

All Days Location

Henry Horton State Park
4209 Nashville Highway
Chapel Hill, Tennessee
931-364-2222

The Lecture (1st day) starts at 8:00 am Local (Central) Time
Certification Runs (2nd day) start at 8:00 am Local (Central) Time

Learn more about Henry Horton State Park

East Tennessee

Bass Pro Shops Registration Form

Day One Location

Hampton Inn
105 Stadium Drive
Kodak, Tennessee
865-465-0590

The Lecture (1st day) starts at 8:00 am Local (Eastern) Time

Day Two Location

Bass Pro Shops
3629 Outdoor Sportsmans Place
Kodak, Tennessee
865-932-5600

Certification Runs (2nd day) start at 9:00 am Local (Eastern) Time

This Page Last Updated: January 3, 2024 at 7:34 AM