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Certification Review and Testing

Sunday August 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday August 3, 2015 Exam 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Registration Fee: $250.00

Sunday August 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday August 3, 2015 Exam 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Registration Fee: $250.00

Sunday August 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday August 3, 2015 Exam 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Registration Fee: $250.00

Sunday August 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday August 3, 2015 Exam 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Registration Fee: $250.00

Sunday August 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday August 3, 2015
Class/Exam 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Registration Fee: $250.00

Important

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Each review class is $250.00 with or without the exam. Registration for the class does not automatically qualify you to sit for the exam. You may not take the exam without completing the qualification process and paying an additional fee to the corresponding certifying authority. You may take the class without the exam.
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You must receive a letter of approval from the corresponding certifying board to take the exam of your choice. You must submit a seperate fee to the certifying organization, along with your academic records, work history and professional references. See "How to" below each certification.
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You must apply to the certifying organization, with your references and with a StormCon paid registation receipt. References submsission deadline is on or about June 25, 2015 for most certifications. It is reccomended that you complete this process now. Remember to register for the class at this website and send the paid registration receipt with your references to the corresponding certifying authority.

Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ®)

Review Course:
Sunday, August 2, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Certification Exam:
Monday, August 3, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

What is CPSWQ?
The Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality is a designation that provides evidence of qualifications in stormwater management principles and methods. CPSWQ certification is available to those who have the educational training, as well as the demonstrated expertise and experience in computing, analyzing, and evaluating stormwater quality.

CPSWQ certification benefits you by:

Enhancing your professional credibility

Promoting public awareness of the stormwater profession

Allowing you greater influence on policy decisions affecting technical and professional issues

Providing access to educational opportunities and sources of information

Leveraging your career opportunities through professional contacts

Register for the full-day Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ) Exam Review Session on Sunday, August 2, 2015, and apply to take the exam on Monday, August 3, 2015, or participate in the review session and take the exam at a later date. You may register to attend the review session only, without having to take the exam.

Please note: To take the CPSWQ certification exam, you must have received a letter of approval from CPSWQ Inc. See details under “How to Apply for the Exam.” Additional information and the required forms are available at www.cpswq.org.

How to Get Certified:
Applicants must successfully pass a proctored one-day exam covering hydrology, environmental indicators, impacts of urbanization, and federal and state laws and regulations. A full-day exam review session is offered on Sunday, August 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The exam is offered the following day, Monday, August 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must have prior approval from CPSWQ Inc. to take the exam on Monday, August 3. See details under “How to Apply for the Exam.”

How to Register for the Exam Review Session:
Anyone is eligible to attend the full-day review session on Sunday, August 2. You must complete the StormCon registration form and mail or fax it to us, or register online to reserve your space. Your registration fee for the exam review session includes a review workbook with essential information for passing the CPSWQ exam. Whether you’re taking the exam or considering becoming certified in the future, this is a great opportunity to review the essentials of stormwater, hydrology, and urban runoff.

How to Apply for the Exam:
To be eligible to sit for the CPSWQ exam on Monday, August 3, 2015, in Austin, TX, you must complete and submit the StormCon registration form to us by mail or fax, or register online to reserve your space. You must also apply to the certifying organization, CPSWQ Inc., with your academic and work history and professional references.

For a CPSWQ exam application form and further information, please visit www.cpswq.org. You are not eligible to take the exam unless you have received a confirmation letter by mail from CPSWQ Inc. prior to the exam date.

CPSWQ Exam Application Deadline:
The CPSWQ review committee needs 45 days to evaluate your information and confirm your eligibility to sit for the exam. Your materials must be received by CPSWQ Inc. no later than June 25, 2015 to allow for enough time.

CPSWQ Contact Information:
EnviroCert International Inc.
CPSWQ Interim Program Manager
Phone: 828-655-1600 828-655-1600 
Fax: 828-655-1620
Web Site: www.cpswq.org
Mailing Address: 49 State Street, Marion, NC 28752-4020

Who Sponsors the CPSWQ Certification?
The Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality program has been certifying professionals for more than 11 years. In 1998, the CPESC Council developed a certification program for stormwater professionals who had already obtained CPESC certification. Now, with input from the federal EPA, this CPSWQ certification is available for stormwater professionals who do not necessarily have CPESC certification.

Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC®)

Review Course:
Sunday, August 2, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Certification Exam:
Monday, August 3, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

What is CPESC?
The Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control is a designation that provides evidence of qualifications in erosion and sediment control principles and applications. CPESC certification is available to those who have the educational training, as well as the demonstrated expertise and experience in computing, analyzing, and evaluating erosion and sediment control principles and methods.

CPESC certification benefits you by:
Enhancing your professional credibility
Promoting public awareness of the erosion and sediment control profession
Allowing you greater influence on policy decisions affecting technical and professional issues
Providing access to educational opportunities and sources of information
Leveraging your career opportunities through professional contacts

Register for the full-day Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control Exam Review Session on Sunday, August 2, 2015 and apply to take the exam on Monday, August 3. 2015, or participate in the review session and take the exam at a later date. You may register to attend the review session only, without having to take the exam.

Please note: To take the CPESC certification exam you must have received a letter of approval from CPESC Inc. See details under “How to Apply for the Exam.” Additional information and the required forms are available at www.cpesc.org.

How to Get Certified:
Applicants must successfully pass a proctored one-day exam covering hydrology, environmental indicators, impacts of urbanization, and federal and state laws and regulations. A full-day exam review session is offered on Sunday, August 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exam is offered the following day, Monday, August 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must have prior approval from CPESC Inc. to take the exam on Monday, August 3. See details under “How to Apply for the Exam.”

How to Register for the Exam Review Session:
Anyone is eligible to attend the full-day review session on Sunday, August 2. You must complete the StormCon registration form and mail or fax it to us, or register online at www.StormCon.com to reserve your space. Your registration fee for the exam review session includes a review workbook with essential information for passing the CPESC exam. Whether you’re taking the exam or considering becoming certified in the future, this is a great opportunity to review the principles of erosion and sediment control, hydrology, and urban runoff.

How to Apply for the Exam:
To be eligible to sit for the CPESC exam on Monday, August 3, 2015, in Austin, TX, you must complete and submit the StormCon registration form and mail or fax it to us, or register online at www.StormCon.com to reserve your space. You must also apply to the certifying organization, CPESC Inc., with your academic and work history and professional references.

For a CPESC exam application form and further information, please visit www.cpesc.org. You are not eligible to take the exam unless you have received a confirmation letter by mail from the CPESC organization prior to the exam date.

 CPESC Exam Application Deadline:
The CPESC Inc. review committee needs 45 days to evaluate your information and confirm your eligibility to sit for the exam. Your materials must be received by CPESC Inc. no later than June 25, 2015, to allow enough time.

CPESC Contact Information:
CPESC Program Manager
CPESC Inc.
Phone: 828-655-1600     828-655-1600   
Fax: 828-655-1620
Web Site: www.cpesc.org
Mailing Address: 49 State Street, Marion, NC 28752-4020

Who Sponsors the CPESC Certification?
The Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control program has been certifying professionals for more than 25 years. The CPESC is recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI™)

Review Course:
Sunday, August 2, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Certification Exam:
Monday, August 3, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

What is CESSWI?
The Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector is a designation that provides evidence of qualifications in the inspection of erosion, sediment and stormwater BMPs on sites under NPDES Phase II jurisdiction. CESSWI certification is available to those who have the educational training, as well as the demonstrated expertise and experience in site inspections related to storm water and erosion and sediment control.

CESSWI certification benefits you by:

Demonstrating proficiency in the erosion, sediment and storm water inspection field

Enhancing your technical and professional credibility

Satisfying the qualified-person requirement in some local and state programs

Increasing personal value, recognition, and marketability

Encouraging greater commitment and personal career growth

Register for the full-day Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI) Exam Review Session on Sunday August 2, 2015 and apply to take the exam on Monday August 3, 2015, or participate in the review session and take the exam at a later date. You may register to attend the review session only, without having to take the exam.

Please note: To take the CESSWI certification exam, you must have received a letter of approval from CESSWI Inc. See details under “How to Apply for the Exam.” Additional information and the required forms are available at www.cesswi.org.

How to Get Certified:
Applicants must successfully pass a proctored one-day exam covering safety, communication, documentation ethics, plan management, inspector duties, BMPS, and federal and state laws and regulations. A full-day exam review session is offered on Sunday, August 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exam is offered the following day, Monday August 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must have prior approval from CESSWI Inc. to take the exam on Monday August 3. See details under “How to Apply for the Exam.”

How to Register for the Exam Review Session:
Anyone is eligible to attend the full-day review session on Sunday, August 3. You must complete the StormCon registration form and mail or fax it to us, or register online at www.StormCon.com to reserve your space. Your registration fee for the exam review session includes a review workbook with essential information for passing the CESSWI exam. Whether you’re taking the exam or considering becoming certified in the future, this is a great opportunity to review the essentials of stormwater, hydrology, and urban runoff.

How to Apply for the Exam:
To be eligible to sit for the CESSWI exam on Monday, August 3, 2015, in Austin, TX, you must complete and submit the StormCon registration form to us by mail or fax, or register online at www.StormCon.com to reserve your space. You must also apply to the certifying organization, CESSWI Inc., with your academic and work history and professional references.

For a CESSWI exam application form and further information, please visit www.cesswi.org. You are not eligible to take the exam unless you have received a confirmation letter by mail from CESSWI Inc. prior to the exam date.

CESSWI Exam Application Deadline:
The CESSWI review committee needs 30 days to evaluate your information and confirm your eligibility to sit for the exam. Your materials must be received by CESSWI, Inc. no later than June 25, 2015 to allow for enough time.

CESSWI Contact Information:
EnviroCert International Inc.
CESSWI Program Manager
Phone: 828-655-1600    828-655-1600 
Fax: 828-655-1620
Web Site: www.cesswi.org
Mailing Address: 49 State Street, Marion, NC 28752-4020

Who Sponsors the CESSWI Certification?
The Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector program has been certifying professionals for more than 2 years. In 2007, the EnviroCert International Inc. Board of Directors developed the CESSWI Program with the assistance of a large group of individuals including those with a background in engineering, regulatory experience, local governments, US EPA, and the Canada Department of Oceans and Fisheries.

Certified Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Specialist (CMS4S™)

Review Course:
Sunday, August 2, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Certification Exam:
Monday, August 3, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

For additional information please go to www.cms4s.org.

A Unique Program
CMS4S registrants must understand the minimum requirements for the US EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permit requirements, as it relates to overall coordination and implementation of the MS4 operations.

Registrants must document proficiencies in each of the NPDES minimum control measures:

Public education and outreach

Public participation and involvement

Illicit discharge, detection, and elimination

Construction site runoff control

Post-construction runoff control

Pollution prevention and good housekeeping practices as well as overall program management & documentation

Program funding

Program audits & evaluation.

CMS4S Contact Information:
EnviroCert International Inc.
CMS4S Program Manager
Phone: 828.655.1600    828.655.1600  
Fax: 828.655.1620
E-mail: info@cms4s.org
Web Site: www.cms4s.org
Mailing Address: 49 State Street, Marion, NC 28752-4020

The Certified Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Specialist Certification Program (CMS4S) was created by EnviroCert International Inc. in conjunction with an international oversight committee of MS4 operators and stormwater professionals.

Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC®)

CISEC Training Modules and Examination (Skill Level: Intermediate)

Review Course:
Sunday August 2, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Monday August 3, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Certification Exam: 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Why Attend this Course?
CISEC, Inc. provides a naitonwide inspector certification program (see www.cisecinc.org) for individuals that:

Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in the principles and practices of sediment and erosion control and their applicability to development of discharge permit documents,

Demonstrate the necessary skills to observe onsite and offsite conditions that impact the quality of storm water discharges from active construction sites,

Demonstrate the ability to inspect installed best management practices and their ongoing maintenance to determine if the mitigation measures will minimize the discharge of sediment and other pollutants from active construction sites,

Demonstrate the ability to communicate and report on their inspection of active construction sites as to whether compliance issues may exist with federal, state and/or local discharge permit regulations.

This two-day intermediate level course will provide training modules to those

Seeking to become construction site sediment and erosion control inspectors,

Seeking a comprehensive education program that meets sediment and inspection requirements as found in EPA’s Construction General Permit, and

Provide an opportunity for inspectors, designers, and regulatory personnel to improve upon their educational background before sitting for the CISEC certification examination.

Course Outline
Day 1 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Module 1: EPA Rules & Regulations

Clean Water Act

NPDES 2012 General Permit

Evaluating the CGP

Understanding a SWPPP and the S&EC Drawings

Module 2: Background of an Inspector

Definitions

Erosion, sediment and sedimentation

Polymers and Sedimentation

A Primer on Hydrology

Hydrographs and sedimentation

Watersheds and discharge points

Critical Inspector Requirements

SWPPPs and BMPs

Communication

Recognizing Limitations

CISEC Code of Ethics

Module 3: Inspecting BMPs

Understanding the Phases of Construction

Inspecting

Barriers

Check structures

Drains and inlets

Sediment Containment Systems

Polymers

Wind/Dust control methods

Erosion control practices

Hazardous waste material sites

Writing and Assessing Inspection Reports

Day 2 (8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.)
Module 4: Conducting Construction Site Inspections

Inspection Requirements

Role of Designers, Inspectors, and Contractors

Inspector Responsibilities During Construction Activities

Inspection Reports

Reporting on BMP Maintenance

Documentation and Communication

Working with Contractors and Clients

Inspecting Construction Sites

During Grading

During Construction

Day 2 (1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
CISEC Certification Examination


Instructors
To be Determined


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations prior to July 1, 2015, will be subject to a processing fee of 35%.   After July 1, 2015, registration fees will not be refunded, but may be applied to another individual's registration fees. StormCon must be notified in writing prior to July 1, 2015 of any transferred registration. A completed form with the new attendee's information must accompany the notification.