Frequently Asked Questions

Public Course FAQs

Software FAQS

Miscellaneous FAQs

Is there a course in my area?

Check the Courses Page for our worldwide listing of 2-Day, 3-Day, and 5-Day TapRooT® Courses.

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What is the course fee?

The Course fees in the US are as follows:

  • 2-Day $1295 USD
  • 3-Day $2195 USD
  • 5-Day $2895 USD

Doha prices are: 2-Day $1595  USD,  and 5-Day $3495 USD.

For Australia and Asia courses, click on the course you need on our Courses Page.

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Is there a prerequisite for this course?

We do not require prerequisites for our 2-Day or 5-Day courses. The 1-Day Equifactor® course requires a 2-Day or 5-Day TapRooT® course beforehand. We always offer a 2-day course in the days before an Equifactor® course at the same location, so you’ll be able to meet this requirement with ease.

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Can I get my certificate?

If you haven’t received your certificate of completion yet, e-mail to request it. Be advised that if you attended a course in Australia or Asia, this may take a little longer as we are located in the USA.

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What’s the difference between each course?

Take a look at our Courses page to see the difference between our 2-Day, 3-Day, and 5-Day TapRooT® courses.

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Do you have any courses in my language?

We currently offer courses in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. If you would like to attend any of these courses of have another language need, please e-mail to request this.

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Do you offer any discounts?

Yes! Here’s a sample of the discounts on US courses: When you sign up three or more attendees on the same invoice, each receives $100 off the course fee. Licensed site users also receive a discount: $100 off for 2-Day and $500 off for the 3-Day courses and 5-Day courses. 5-Day attendees also get a $500 discount if they’ve already attended a 2-Day or 3-Day course. The maximum combined discount is $600 per person.

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I registered and paid for a course but now I can’t attend. What do I do?

E-mail and let them know. If it is more than 30 days before a course we can refund your payment or you can use the payment you’ve already made toward another course or our Summit within two years.

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Do you have a course brochure I can look at?

Yes! CLICK HERE for the most recent copy.

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Can I facilitate an investigation when I’m done?

5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training is designed for people who want to use TapRooT® to lead an investigation. The 2-Day and 3-Day courses are designed to teach the investigators the essential TapRooT® techniques needed to find and fix the root causes of problems but not all the team leader skills from the 5-Day Course. See the Courses page for the differences between our 2-Day, 3-Day, and 5-Day TapRooT® courses.

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Will this course teach me to teach TapRooT® to others?

No. When you attend a TapRooT® course, you are equipped to conduct or be a part of an investigation in your workplace. You are not certified to teach TapRooT® Courses. For the requirements to become a Certified TapRooT® Instructor, see:

To talk to us about licensing and setting up a train-the-trainer course, contact us at e-mail or call 865-539-2139.

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Do you have any literature on this course I can give my boss?

Yes, please e-mail to request this.

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Can we have a course at our site?

Usually it is cost beneficial to have an on-site course if you have 10 or more individuals to train at one location. Call 865-539-2139 or e-mail for more information.

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How much does the software cost?

Single-user software costs $1895 USD. If you attend a 2-Day Public Course, the price is reduced to $795. Enterprise Software cost depends on the size of your company; you can call 865-539-2139 or e-mail for a quote.

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Is software included in my course fee?

Software is included in your course fee for the 3-Day and 5-Day course. A free 45-day software trial is included with your 2-Day course fee. If you decide to purchase the software after this trial, e-mail

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How do I install my software?

When you register for the course, you’ll receive a document with your username and password, so you can download our software from the Internet. Follow the prompts. If you have any problems, visit and see if you can find an answer to your questions. You can also e-mail or call 865-539-2139 and ask for tech support if your answer isn’t there.

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I’m having trouble installing my software. Can you help?

Yes! First visit and see if you can find an answer to your questions. You can also e-mail if your question isn’t there or call 865-539-2139 and ask for tech support.

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My password doesn’t work. Can you help?

Yes! E-mail our Tech Support Team at, or call 865-539-2139 and ask for tech support. We’ll be happy to help you.

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I got a new computer, OR my software got deleted from my computer. How do I reinstall it?

You can install your software on the new machine using the same installer and serial number used previously. If you do not have the installer or your serial number, email or call 865-539-2139 and a member of our technical staff will assist you.

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How do I get the latest software upgrade?

The most recent version of the TapRooT® software is Version 5.3.2. Using your TapRooT® software, you can verify the version you are using by going to Admin-About TapRooT® and noting the version listed. If the version number is lower than, please email as you may be entitled to a free upgrade. Click here: order the single-user upgrade. E-mail for details about obtaining the Enterprise upgrade.

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Do you have any videos or testimonials to show your success?

Yes. Visit the About TapRooT® page at and check out the success stories on the right hand column.

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I’ve already taken a course, but how do I refresh or increase my TapRooT® skills?

First, if you only attended the 2-Day TapRooT® Course, consider attending a 5-Day TapRooT® Course.

Second, attend our Global TapRooT® Summit! Click HERE for more info about the Summit and the pre-Summit Courses. The Advanced TapRooT® Techniques Course and the Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Tracks at the Summit are probably the best for refreshing your knowledge.

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I have a specific question about my TapRooT® investigation – who can I ask?

E-mail or call 865-539-2139 and ask for an instructor to answer your investigation question.

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Are you having a Summit this year? When and where?

See the Summit web site for more information.

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