CESCL Training & Certification 

This Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead certification training is a two (2) day course that will include one full day of instruction and one full day in the field getting hands-on training. Upon successful completion of this two (2) day CESCL course, attendees will be a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) recognized by Washington State Department of Ecology. Students will receive a certificate and training ID card. Certification is good for 3 years. 

2016 CESCL Training Schedule

Training CategoryCost: 
Full Certification (Member)$225
4/14/16 & 4/15/16
Full Certification (Non-Member)$275
4/14/16 & 4/15/16
Re-Certification: Member
(day 1 only)

Re-Certification: Non-Member
(day 1 only)

Day 1: Classroom Instruction (for both Full Certification and Re-Certification)
Students will receive eight (8) hours of instruction on erosion and sediment control management, stormwater plan modifications (SWPPP) and Ecology permit requirements for construction projects.

Day 2: Hands-On Training (for Full Certification Only)
Students will meet in the field (location TBD) to apply principles learned in day 1 with hands-on jobsite experience.


Topics covered include:

        • The erosion control process
        • DOE approved Source Control Best Management Practices (BMPs)
        • Project Scheduling, Contract considerations & Permit compliance
        • Correct measure to manage erosion & sediment, infiltration and dispersal methods
        • Spill prevention planning
        • Administrative record keeping
        • Practical application of erosion and sediment control BMPs, inspection and review
        • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) planning & development
        • Stormwater discharge monitoring and reporting
        • Regulations, compliance, responsibility and liability  

Rhett Carpenter, CHST, The Integrated Group
Department of Ecology Certified Trainer

 CESCL Training and Certification is provided in coordination with:  

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