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QPSWPPP+ Program

QPSWPPP Program Overview

The Qualified Preparer of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan - Advanced (QPSWPPP+) credentialing utilizes a blended training format comprised of six (6) ADA compliant self-paced interactive online courses and four (4) Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) sessions. 

This advanced credentialing 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. 

The additional VILT sessions are designed to enhance participants' comprehension by fostering collaboration among peers, engaging with the instructor for guidance, and completing inspection exercises to apply the concepts learned in the online courses.

Here is what you get:

  • Weekly real-time interaction with our Stormwater Training Instructor
  • Advance your skills with live Q&A and real construction site experiences
  • Courses start every two weeks
  • Each Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) session is 1-hour
  • Prepare a mock Stormwater Inspection Report
  • Step-by-step SWPPP Preparation training

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


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).

  • Articulate the steps necessary to inspect a construction sites and determine possible causes of BMP ineffectiveness and how to correct them.

  • Demonstrate how to complete an inspection report and document corrective actions.

  • Assess the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater Best Management Practices/Stormwater Control Measures.
  • 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.

  • Prepare a Construction Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive

This was an excellent course

This was an excellent course. It was simple to understand. This course conveyed all the information in a strait forward manner that didn't make you question the appropriate answer when taking the test.

Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

Tristin W.
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