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  • This online QCIS course is approved for those working in AZ, AR, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MS, MO, NC, NE, NV, NJ, ND, OK, PA, SD, VT, WV, or WY.
  • If you work in AK, AL, CA, 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. 
  • For working in CA view the QSP/QSD training.
  • Candidates located in other states not listed above should register for the 16-hour enhanced version of this QCIS program.
When registering, please indicate your state in the Order Notes so we can assign you to the correct program tailored for your location.

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. 

Course Modules:

  • Introduction to the National Pollutant Dischage Elimination System
  • Principles and Practices of Erosion Control
  • Principles and Practices of Sediment Control
  • Principles and Practices of Pollution Prevention
  • On-Site Construction Inspections

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the components and framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program.
  • Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Identify the steps necessary to inspect 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 plan designer so the site stays in compliance throughout the construction project.

After successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate, wallet card, hardhat decal, and the QCIS Logo for marketing uses.

QCIS is required every 2 years. 

CertificatesStudents can download their certificates upon course completion from within the student dashboard. An official embossed certificate, wallet card, completion letter, and hardhat decal will arrive by mail within 3-weeks of course completion.
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Below are the most recent student reviews for previous Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) Online - NPDES Courses. All reviews are from people who registered for and attended the course.
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Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) Online - NPDES
review userCraig F.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on July 22, 2022
Excellent Course. Excellent Course.
Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) Online - NPDES
review userJustin E.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 13, 2020
Really good I learn a lot. I really like the videos showing the applications. Really good I learn a lot. I really like the videos showing the applications.
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As an occupational trade school for stormwater management, StormwaterONE specializes in the development and delivery of state specific eLearning programs including Stormwater Management for construction, industrial, and Municipal permitting. StormwaterONE also offers full administrative services for state agencies, enterprise clients, and individual trainers.

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