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Courses for New Certification in Erosion Control Practices

How to Get Certified/Recertified/Reinstated in Erosion Control Practices

In order to qualify for Maine DEP Certification in Erosion Control Practices, completion of the 8-hour course “Basic & Advanced Erosion Control Practices” is required. This course is available online in a modular course format, or in-person in a single full day class (when available--hosted by local organizations). The topics covered in our in-person 8-hour training course can be completed online, at your own pace in approximately 1-hour increments (#NPS2150). Courses are offer through our partner JETCC.

In-person courses may be offered at locations throughout the state or virtually by webinar and are organized by local partners. Fees may apply. Please register for the following programs through the contact listed.

These courses meet the classroom requirements for, and qualifies individuals to apply for New Certifications in Erosion Control Practices.

Date Location Course Title Contact
n/a Online NPS2150: Basic & Advanced ESC Online Course Return form & $75 fee to JETCC upon completion, see training for details
September 30, 2021 Wells Basic and Advanced Erosion Control Practices (in-person) Coastal Training Program at Wells Reserve
October 14, 2021 Waterboro Basic & Advanced Erosion Control Practices (In-person) Waterboro Code Enforcement Office, Mike Gilpatrick or Angela Chute (207) 247-6166, Ext. 120
October 28, 2021 Presque Isle area Basic and Advanced Erosion Control Practices centralaroostookswcd@gmail.com
November 4, 2021 Farmington area Basic and Advanced Erosion Control Practices corie.willard@franklincswcd.org

Individuals taking this course (in-person) for Continuing Education Credit will receive 6 credit hours but must remain for the entire course (no partial credit will be given).

Courses for Continuing Education Credits for Recertification & Reinstatement

How to Get Certified/Recertified/Reinstated in Erosion Control Practices

To maintain certification, Continuing Education Credits are required. These Continuing Education Credits vary by course and each Continuing Education Hour completed will afford the DEP-Certified individuals one (1) year of additional certification, up to a maximum of eight (8) years. Recertification and Reinstatement requirements can be found below.

In-Person Courses

In-person courses may be offered at locations throughout the state or virtually by webinar and are organized by local partners. Fees may apply. Please register for the following programs through the contact listed.

These courses qualify for Continuing Education Credits that can be used towards re-certification of current certification (or within 6-month grace period) or re-instatement of expired certifications.

Date Credit Hours Location Course Title Contact
October 6, 2021 - October 7, 2021 6 Falmouth 2-Day Stream Smart Phase II Workshop (Falmouth)
October 19, 2021 6 Conway, NH Down by the River: An Educational Tour through the Saco River Watershed
October 20, 2021 6 Fryeburg Down by the River: An Educational Tour through the Saco River Watershed
October 21, 2021 6 Biddeford Down by the River: An Educational Tour through the Saco River Watershed
October 26, 2021 - October 27, 2021 6 Farmington 2-Day Stream Smart Phase II Workshop (Farmington)
October 29, 2021 4 Presque Isle area Winter Erosion & Sedimentation Control BMPs centralaroostookswcd@gmail.com
December 9, 2021 4 Farmington area Winter Erosion & Sedimentation Control BMPs Corie Willard

Pre-recorded Online Courses

Online courses are available anytime for credit. See the table below for training modules offered. Only online classes linked from the table will count for credit. Additionally, there is a $20 per credit hour fee to be paid to NEIWPCC-JETCC following completion in order for credits to be applied.

These courses qualify for Continuing Education Credits that can be used towards re-certification of a current certification (if within 6-month grace period), or re-instatement of expired certifications. The entire course for New certifications is NPS2150: Basic & Advanced ESC Online Course

Registration fee can be paid by either check or credit card. If paying by check, please make payable to "NEIWPCC-JETCC".

For credit card payments, please call 207-253-8020
Online Course # Credit Hours Course Title Send certificate and fee to:
NPS2152 1 Why Controlling Erosion is Important

Return form & $20 fee
for each credit hour
to JETCC upon completion,
see training for details


NEIWPCC - JETCC
584 Main Street
South Portland, Maine 04106
Tel. 207-253-8020
Fax: 207-771-9028
Email: info@neiwpcc-jetcc.org

NPS2153 1 Dirt & Water: The Basics of Erosion & Sedimentation
NPS2154 1 Erosion Controls for Construction Sites
NPS2155 1 Sediment Control & Construction Site Considerations
NPS2156 1 DEP Regulations Overview: Erosion Control Law, NRPA
NPS2157 1 Erosion Control Planning & Good Housekeeping
NPS2158 1 BMP Installation & Inspection
NPS2160 1 Stream Smart Road Crossings and Basic Project Design
NPS2163 1 BMPs for Residential Sites