Important Dates and Locations
The next Initial Certificaiton Class will be held on April 23, 2014, followed by a Qualifying Exam April 30, 2014. The class and exam will be held at the River Center at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia. This class is full!
Please contact us if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.
Initial Certification Class
CEPSCI initial certification will qualify individuals who complete the CEPSCI class and pass the corresponding exam.
Series of classroom trainings
Qualifying exam (typically at multiple locations)
Grading and DHEC notification
Issuance of Certification (generally takes 2-3 weeks)
The one-day initial certification class will:
Address techniques for construction site erosion prevention and sediment control;
Cover regulatory requirements related to NPDES Construction General Permit compliance in South Carolina;
Introduce environmentally effective techniques for different terrain and topography;
Demonstrate how to review grading and drainage plans and BMP details;
Provide an overview of techniques and practices for conducting a thorough field inspection;
Help prepare attendees for the exam, which is part of the process for becoming a SC Certified Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector
Onsite registration begins at 8:00am, and the class begins promptly at 8:30am
CEPSCI Class Registration and Payment Policies
Class, Certification exam and Class materials - $295.00
Class only (limited to PEs, Tier B Land Surveyors and RLAs) - $195.00
Registration and payment are required in advance for participation in CEPSCI classes. If your registration and payment are not received in our office at least 72 hours in advance of the class, you will not be allowed to register for the class. Walk-ons will not be accepted.
We encourage advance registration
If your registration and payment are received in our office no later than 1 weeks prior to the class date, the registration fee will be $295.
If your registration and payment are received in our office less than 1 weeks prior to the class date, the registration fee will be $345.
If your registration and payment are not received in our office at least 72 hours in advance of the class, you will not be allowed to register for the class. Walk-ons will not be accepted.
If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the workshop. No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.