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QSP/ QSD ONLINE TRAINING

As a response to several of our Corporate National Builders and Developers along with Public Agencies and School District requests, we have developed several engaging Online Stormwater Training Courses for our Customers. It includes CA Construction General Permit Overview, BMP Installation and Maintenance, Superintendent and Field Training, etc... The online method of delivery of our proven classroom training methodology provides for very efficient and cost effective results and tracking.

Our online Stormwater Training Courses can also be effectively combined with In-House, or Webinar type training sessions. We work together with you to determine and deliver the most cost-effective and efficient training methodology.

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CA Construction General Permit & Training Overview & Regulations Price: $299

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Course Overview

course Our 4-Hour CA Construction General Permit Training Overview Course is an online certificate program which educates individuals to properly maintain a construction site in compliance with the CA Construction General Permit (CGP) program.

This training covers the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control, inspections, pollution prevention as well as the proper reporting and documentation requirements for ensuring compliance under the CA Construction General Permit.

Our CGP Overview Training is intended for anyone dealing with Stormwater issues, whether or not they intend to become a State Certified QSP or QSD. This course is also a great refresher for Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and for Engineers who wish to take the QSD Exam.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Regulations and Responsibilities of the CA Construction General Permit (CGP)
  • Understand the proper installation and maintenance of Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Inspect construction sites and determine possible causes of BMP ineffectiveness and how to correct them.
  • Triggers, Frequencies and Reporting Requirements along with Tools for your Owner, Operators, Contractors, and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Developers so your site stays Stormwater compliant throughout the construction project.

Construction General Permit Stormwater Orientation Training Price: $99

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Course Overview

THIS PROGRAM HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE STATE WATER RESOURSES CONTROL BOARD.

courseThe 14-hour, Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) computer based certificate program educates individuals to properly maintain a construction site in compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program.

This training covers the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control, pollution prevention as well as the proper reporting and documentation requirements for ensuring compliance under the NPDES Construction General Permit.

This program has been reviewed and recognized by the EPA and is a Level 300 United States Green Build Council approved training.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the components and the framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program.
  • Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater management Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Identify the steps necessary to inspect a construction sites and determine possible causes of BMP ineffectiveness and how to correct them.
  • Explain how to complete an inspection report and document corrective actions.
  • Summarize the communication process necessary for teamwork between owner, operators, contractors, and stormwater pollution prevention plan designer so the site stays in compliance throughout the construction project

Required Learning Modules

  • Identify the components and the framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program.
  • Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater management Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Identify the steps necessary to inspect a construction sites and determine possible causes of BMP ineffectiveness and how to correct them.
  • Explain how to complete an inspection report and document corrective actions.
  • Summarize the communication process necessary for teamwork between owner, operators, contractors, and stormwater pollution prevention plan designer so the site stays in compliance throughout the construction project

What People are Saying

Stormwater Specialists has helped us grow our Stormwater Mangement Program and implement our National Stormwater Policy. The Training and education continues to be very valuable for our Turner Construction Team.

David Steffens,
VP of Operations, Turner Construction Northern CA Division
Stormwater Specialists continues to provide us with valuable tools and oversight Stormwater Management, Training, Sampling, Inspections and SMARTS Reporting.

Ken Sullivan,
Compliance Manager, Turner/Devcon AJV
Mary with Stormwater Specialists converted our National 6-Hour Stormwater Training program to our CA based 6-Hour Stormwater Training. Everyone raves about the content and presentation and how much valuable information they have learned. Mary's Team converted our 49ers Stadium to a Risk Level 1 after it was incorrectly set-up as Risk Level 2, saving us tens of thousands of dollars.

William J. Jangraw,
Project Executive, Turner Construction Oakland and Portland
Mary and her Stormwater Specialists Team provide us with value-engineering during Design-Build, budgets, strategies, SWPPP implementation and compliance. Mary has trained all of our Management, Estimators, Project Managers and Engineers, Superintendents and Foreman. We know that we can depend on the Stormwater team to be there whenever we need Stormwater guidance and cost-effective solutions.

William Gates,
President, Goodfellow Top Grade Construction
Stormwater Specialists has developed a Stormwater Management Program for our entire School District. We are building many mutli-million dollar campuses and continue to receive value by refining our Specifications, Value-Engineering, Budgeting, writing our SWPPP for Bid Packages and implementing all Monitoring and Reporting on SMARTS. We are proud of our Stormwater Management Program and our commitment to Stormwater compliance.

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD)
Mr. Magdy Abdalla,
District Engineering Officer, WCCUSD
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