Texas QPSWPPP Program Overview
The 16.5-hour, Qualified Preparer of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (QPSWP3) online credentialing program is comprised of six (6) courses and corresponding exams. The Texas QPSWPPP program educates individuals to prepare Construction Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3) in compliance with the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) permit program.
As a QPSWP3, 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 for ensuring compliance under the TPDES permit program.
This program has been reviewed and recognized by the EPA and is a Level 300 United States Green Build Council approved training.
- Regulatory Enforcement Inspectors
- SWP3 Preparers/Reviewers/Administrators
- Non-regulatory 3rd Party Inspectors
- Civil Consultants/Students
- Environmental Consultants/Students
- Introduction to the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
- Erosion Control
- Sediment Control
- Pollution Prevention
- On-Site Construction Inspections
- Preparation of a Construction Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
- Identify the components and framework of the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) permit program.
- Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs).
- Identify the steps necessary to inspect a construction sites and determine possible causes of BMP ineffectiveness and how to correct them.
- Explain how to complete an inspection report and document corrective actions.
- 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.
At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive
- 16.5 PDHs
- 2 – Embossed Wall Certificates (1-QCIS Certificate, 1-QPSWP3 Certificate)
- 2 – Wallet Cards (1-QCIS Card, 1-QPSWP3 Card)
- 2 – Hardhat Decals (1-QCIS Decal, 1-QPSWP3 Decal)
- Signed Congratulations Letter
- QCIS and QPSWP3 Logos for your Business Card and Website (Available on the Credential Validation Page)
- Resume’ Enhancer (Available on the Credential Validation Page)