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Rhode Island QPSWPPP-Refresher Program

QPswppp Recert Program Overview

The 11-hour, Qualified Preparer of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (QPSWPPP)online recert program is comprised of six (6) courses and corresponding exams.

This program is designed to re-educate individuals who possess a QCIS or QPSWPPP credential to prepare Construction Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs) in compliance with the Rhode Island Construction General Permit.

As a QPSWPPP, you will receive a dual credential as a Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (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 Rhode Island Construction General Permit.

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

Intended Audience

  • Rhode Island QCIS and QPSWPPP Certificate Holders
  • Regulatory Enforcement Inspectors
  • SWPPP Preparers/Reviewers/Administrators
  • Non-regulatory 3rd Party Inspectors
  • Civil Consultants/Students
  • Environmental Consultants/Students


Learning Objectives

The main objective of this course is to provide you with the training to write and update a compliant Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (SESC) Plan for construction sites.

Specifically you will learn to:

  • Identify the steps necessary to inspect construction sites.
  • Determine possible causes of control measure ineffectiveness and how to correct them.
  • Explain how to complete an inspection report and document corrective actions.
  • Document the required information associated with preparing and maintaining the SESC Plan through all phases of construction activity.
  • Summarize the communication process necessary between owner, operators, contractors, and the stormwater pollution plan designer so the site stays in compliance throughout the construction project.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive

The course clearly communitcated all learning objectives and concepts.

"The course information completely pertains to my daily activities and was very informative."

Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

Patrick P., K. Hovnanian LLC
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