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 Category Cost: Dates:
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)
$130 4/14/16
Re-Certification: Non-Member
(day 1 only)
$175 4/14/16

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, storm-water 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

Storm-water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) planning & development

Storm-water 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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