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Des Moines, IA Smoke School Information 

AeroMet’s Des Moines, IA smoke school meets Federal (EPA) and Iowa state smoke school requirements. Upon completion, you will be certified to conduct EPA Method 9 (visible emissions) observations.

Lecture Requirement: You should complete AeroMet’s online lecture program before attending the field certification event. Detailed information about the lecture can be found here

Field Certification Requirement: Iowa DNR requires that all smoke school attendees observe 500 opacity readings to receive their initial EPA Method 9 certification. This is a one-time requirement. AeroMet performs this service at the Des Moines public smoke school at no additional charge. Please call AeroMet with any questions regarding this requirement.

Regulatory Agency Information: Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources

PRICINGField Test Registration: $250/person
Online Lecture Program: $50/person
- Event 1
Start Time: 08:30am (Please Arrive 15 Minutes Early) Site: Campbell Recreation Area - Second School Address: 12385 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA
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- Event 2
Start Time: 08:30am (Please Arrive 15 Minutes Early) Site: Campbell Recreation Area Address: 12385 Woodlands Pkwy, Clive, IA Note: The date or location for this session is tentative and is therefore not available for registration at this time. However, there will be a smoke school in this area. To be notified when this session is confirmed, please click the Notify Me button below.
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Des Moines & Surrounding Area Smoke Schools

Contact-Free Smoke Schools

Students must bring their own pens and clipboards.
Aeromet personnel will perform all sign-in operations.
Students will be provided an area large enough to maintain proper distancing.
Test sheets will not be returned to students.
Certificates will be sent via email.

What to Bring

2 Black Pens
Weather-Appropriate Clothing

Important Notes

  • The school will run in most weather conditions - dress appropriately.
  • School duration will depend on how quickly you pass the test.
  • You must be present by the start of the first run.
  • Please review the online lecture before the field test.