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Microscopy Training Course Schedule

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Courses fill quickly and class sizes are limited. Closing soon means there are only 1 or 2 seats available before a course is either Closed or Closed, call for waiting list. Waitlist policy: We will contact you if there is an opening in the course. Payment will be due upon acceptance.

Never make non-refundable travel plans for in-person courses before receiving written (email) notification from McCrone Research Institute that the class will run. Payment in full is due before the first day of class.

McCrone 2023 Online and In-Person Microscopy Courses


October 4: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) Basics 1-Day Refresher (1200V) ONLINE Closing soon
October 11: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos 1-Day Refresher (1601V) ONLINE Closing soon
October 18 – 20: Sample Preparation and Manipulation for Microanalysis (1501V) ONLINE Closing soon
October 23 – 27: Asbestos Fiber Counting [NIOSH 582] (1616) IN-PERSON Closing soon
October 30 – November 3: Microscopical Identification of Asbestos (1608A) IN-PERSON Closing soon


November 6 – 10: Advanced Asbestos Identification (1608B) IN-PERSON Closing soon
November 15 – 16: Microscope Cleaning, Maintenance, and Adjustment (1301V) ONLINE Closing soon


December 4 – 8: Applied Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) (1201) / Forensic Microscopy (1204) IN-PERSON Closing soon
December 11 – 15: Indoor Air Quality: Fungal Spore Identification (1630V) ONLINE

Additional courses will be posted as soon as they become available. Courses and schedule are subject to change. Check this page frequently for updates and revisions.

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