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Pennsylvania QPSWPPP Program

QPswppp Program Overview

The 16.5-hour, Qualified Preparer of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (QPSWPPP) online credentialing program is comprised of six (6) courses and corresponding exams.

This program educates individuals to prepare Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) in compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit 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 permit 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

  • Regulatory Enforcement Inspectors
  • SWPPP Preparers/Reviewers/Administrators
  • Non-regulatory 3rd Party Inspectors
  • Civil Consultants/Students
  • Environmental Consultants/Students

Curriculum

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components and framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit 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.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive



This course was well explained in detail

This course was well explained in detail, learned more as an inspector to look for on entering a construction site, look outside the box!


Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

Philip G.
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