The 14-hour Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) Online certificate program trains participants how to inspect and maintain a construction site in compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). It 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 permit program. It is comprised of five (5) courses and corresponding exams.
This online QCIS recertification course is approved for those working in AZ, AR, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MO, NE, NV, NJ, ND, OK, PA, SD, UT, VT, WV, or WY.
If you work in AK, AL, DE, GA, MD, MI, NY, OR, SC, TN, VA, or WA, you can take this course for supplemental training however the course is not approved by the state Stormwater Governing Body.
Candidates located in other states not listed should register for the 16-hour enhanced version of the QCIS program.