QPswppp - Qualified Preparer of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (CP233)
The 16.5-hour, Qualified Preparer of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (QPswppp) online credentialing program is comprised of six (6) courses and corresponding exams.
This program educates individuals to prepare Construction Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs) in compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program.
As a QPswppp, you will receive a dual credential as a QCIS, which qualifies you to inspect and maintain construction sites for stormwater compliance. This program covers the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control as well as the proper reporting and documentation requirements for ensuring compliance under the NPDES permitting program.
This program has been reviewed and recognized by the EPA and is a Level 300 United States Green Build Council approved training.
At the completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Identify the components and framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program.
- Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater 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 between owner, operators, contractors, and stormwater pollution prevention plan designer so the site stays in compliance throughout the construction project.
- Intro to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting program
- Principles and Practices of Erosion Control
- Principles and Practices of Sediment Control
- Principles and Practices of Pollution Prevention
- On-site Construction Inspections
- Preparation of a Construction SWPPP
Course Length: 16.5
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Certificate Length: 2-Years