ED 3001 Design of Construction SWPPP Online Course

ED 3001 Design of Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans Online Course

$310 Registration Fee

Prospective attendees must register individually online with their own individual email address. (NO GROUP REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS)  The system does not allow an administrative assistant to register for you.  The course must be completed by May 1, 2021 or the course fee will be forfeited.  Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

In order to earn certification, the attendee must complete the course online by May 1, 2021 and must receive a score of 70% or above on the online exam. 

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This online course is for those who supervise, run, or direct construction site operations, grading work, culvert replacement work, and bridge construction work. This course will cover permit requirements, roles and responsibilities, example specifications, how to use a SWPPP, and best management practices to reduce or control erosion and sedimentation. Other topics include soil erodibility, turf establishment techniques, grading techniques to minimize erosion, timing of installations, and proper installation of best management practices. Also covered will be implementation of the erosion and sediment control plan, requirements of various regulatory agencies, and consequences of permit violations. 

This online course is for personnel involved with the design of construction stormwater pollution prevention plans. The course will focus on the SWPPP design elements for most construction sites disturbing more than one acre of land. The course covers NPDES construction permit requirements, design procedures, available resources for design and other regulatory requirements. Also included are examples of SWPPP drawings and text. The course emphasizes selection and design of appropriate temporary and permanent best management practices (BMPs), proper location of BMPs, and application of bid quantity/payment items. Examples and exercises in the class include road, linear, residential, and commercial construction operations. 

Who should attend:

  • Managers, Engineers, Engineering Specialists, and Technicians who prepare or oversee the preparation of stormwater pollution prevention plans for all projects disturbing more than one acre of land.
  • Personnel who review stormwater pollution prevention plans.

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