Certification Programs

For professional development, or to obtain permit-required certifications for your company, the programs listed below provide information and training on standard practices, inspection standards, and new techniques and technologies.

CESCL – Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead

This comprehensive list, compiled by Ecology, provides links to all training programs available to meet the training and certification requirements of the General Permit, and BMP C160 Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) in Ecology’s stormwater management manuals for eastern and western Washington.

By: various providers
When: various
Ecology website
Northwest Environmental Training Center (NWETC)

Statewide Low Impact Development Training

Welcome to the second session of the Washington Statewide Low Impact Development Training Program (Statewide LID Training Program). The Statewide LID Training Program reflects approximately three years of planning and needs assessment, and will assist you—the design, implementation and maintenance community—properly apply LID principles and design, build, and maintain LID best management practices (BMPs).