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Montana QCIS-Refresher Program

QCIS Recert Program Overview

The 8-hour, Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) online refresher program is comprised of five (5) courses and corresponding exams.

This program is designed to re-educate individuals who possess a QCIS or QPSWPPP credential to properly inspect and maintain a construction site in compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.

This program 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 Montana Construction General Permit (CGP) program.

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

Intended Audience

Montana QCIS and QPSWPPP Certificate Holders

Curriculum

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components and framework of the Montana Construction General Permit (CGP) 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.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive



Diverting offsite runoff around a disturbed area reduces the amount of stormwater which comes into contact with the exposed soils. If there is less runoff coming in contact with exposed soil, then there will be less erosion of the soil and less stormwater which has to be treated to remove sediment.


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