Initial Certification

Important Dates and Locations

The next Initial Certification Class will be held on January 13, 2015, followed by a Qualifying Exam January 14, 2015. The class and exam will be held at the River Center at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia. THIS CLASS IS FULL!

Please contact us 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.

CEPSCI class Agenda

Certification Process

  1. Series of classroom trainings

  2. Qualifying exam 

  3. Grading and DHEC notification

  4. 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


Check-in begins at 7:45am; class begins promptly at 8:30am


CEPSCI Class Registration and Payment Policies

Fees
Class, Certification exam and Class materials - $295.00
Class only (limited to PEs, Tier B Land Surveyors and RLAs) - $195.00

Registration Policy
Registration and payment are required in advance for participation in CEPSCI classes. Payment must be received in our office no later than 72 hours in advance of the class. If you have not contacted us with regards to payment, you will not permitted to attend the class and will be removed from the class roster. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Payment Policy
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.

Payment must be received in our office no later than 72 hours in advance of the class. If you have not contacted us with regards to payment, you will not permitted to attend the class and will be removed from the class roster. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Cancellation Policy
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.

Contact us for further information.

photo of CEPSCI Certification class

Initial Certification
Schedule

Classes and exams are held in Columbia at the River Center in Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC
Directions


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January 13, 2015
(Exam January 14, 2015)
THIS CLASS IS FULL

March 3, 2015
(Exam March 4, 2015)

April 29, 2015
(Exam April 30, 2015)

July 15, 2015
(Exam July 16, 2015)

September 2, 2015
(Exam September 3, 2015)

November 19, 2015
(Exam November 20, 2015)

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