Training - Calendar of Events

Basic & Advanced Erosion Control Practices (In-person)

Date: March 24, 2022

Location: Farmington, Farmington Town Office, 153 Farmington Falls Rd, Farmington

Registration form

Contact: Corie Willard 207-778-4279

This course is necessary to become Certified in Erosion and Sedimentation Control Practices by the Department. In 8-hour course, participants will learn why erosion control practices are important, be exposed to the principles of erosion and sedimentation, learn how to properly install and maintain Erosion & Sedimentation Control ('ESC') Best Management Practices (BMPs), regulations requiring ESC, using the Departments Permit By Rule process, in-water work procedures, and ESC planning. Participants are provided with information on the proper selection, installation and maintenance of ESC practices using Maine DEPs Erosion and Sediment Control Practices Field Guide for Contractors.

The course is of primary interest to contractors, municipal code enforcement officers, consultants, inspectors, engineers and public works employees.

How to Become Certified in Erosion Control Practices

This class is for required for new DEP certifications or may be used Continuing Education Hours for recertification. Full day attendance is required, no partial credit will be given for new or recertification credit. For recertification, this class qualifies for 6 Continuing Education Hours (CEH) for individuals Certified in Erosion Control Practices by Maine DEP. Each CEH afford Certified individuals one year of recertification. This class is approved for 4 Credits for Certified Tank Installers by the Board of Underground Storage Tank Installers, January 2021.