Certified Wetland Hydrologist Training Courses
This course consists of 12 online modules that will educate, test and demonstrate your knowledge about the US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Hydrology Indicators for all 10 regions. Each module takes about 3-4 hours to complete and students are welcome to compete them at their own pace during the class’ 16-week time frame. In addition to the modules, there is a field work project that needs to be coordinated with the instructor. The class concludes with a review of your field work and a final exam. Upon successful completion of the class and a grade of 80% or higher, you will earn Certified Hydric Soils Investigator (CHSI) status and receive a certificate as well as an electronic seal to use on reports and proposals. This certification is valid for five years and is eligible for renewal with additional continuing education. the Certified Hydric Soils Investigator (CHSI) is part of The Swamp School’s overall Certified Wetland Delineator Program (CWD).
Final exam (80%) to verify your proficiency in wetland hydrology identification. Once you pass these requirements you will become a Certified Wetland Hydrologist (CWH). As a Certified Wetland Hydrologist, you will receive a certificate and an electronic seal that can be used for reports and proposals. This certification will remain valid for 5 years and is eligible for renewal with additional continuing education. The Certified Wetland Hydrologist is part of the Swamps School’s overall Certified Wetland Delineator Program (CWD).
*A minimum overall grade of 80% is required to pass this class.
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- 11 field work projects
- 11 data collection exercises
- 12 online learning modules, including:
- Video presentations
- Class discussion
- Final exam
- Instructor-guided virtual field work
You will need to provide the following items for this class:
- Digital camera
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Identify A, B, C and D indicator groups
- Recognize primary and secondary indicators
- Preform field measurements
- Calculate growing season approximation
- Make regional adjustments
- 36 Professional Development Hours
- 12 activity modules
- 11 data collection exercises in the field
- Credits toward a five-year Certified Wetland Hydrologist certification