Important Dates and Locations
The next Initial Certification Class will be held on September 2, 2015, followed by a Qualifying Exam September 3, 2015. The class and exam will be held at the River Center in Columbia.
Initial Certification Class
CEPSCI initial certification will qualify individuals who complete the CEPSCI class and pass the corresponding exam.
Series of classroom trainings
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
Check-in begins at 7:45am; class begins promptly at 8:30am
Fees Class, Certification exam and Class materials - $355.00Class only (limited to PEs, Tier B Land Surveyors and RLAs) - $255.00
CEPSCI Class Registration and Payment Policies
Registration PolicyRegistration 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 PolicyWe 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 $355.
If your registration and payment are received in our office less than 1 weeks prior to the class date, the registration fee will be $405.
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 PolicyIf 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 class. No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.
Contact us for further information.