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A Breakdown of the Various Erosion & Sediment Control Certifications.

There are various types of erosion and sediment control certifications that professionals in the industry may pursue.

These certifications are designed to educate professionals in the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control and help them demonstrate their expertise in the field.

CISEC Certified Professional (CISEC-CP):

This a professional certification offered by the Construction Industry Stormwater Coalition (CISEC). It is designed for individuals who work in the field of erosion and sediment control and aims to educate professionals in the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control.

To become a CISEC-CP, individuals must complete the CISEC Certification Program for Sediment and Erosion Control. This program consists of a series of courses that cover a range of topics related to erosion and sediment control, including soil erosion, water quality, and the design and implementation of erosion control measures. The courses are delivered through a combination of online and in-person training, and are taught by experienced professionals in the field.

Upon completion of the program, individuals are eligible to sit for the CISEC Certification Exam. This exam is designed to assess the individual's knowledge of erosion and sediment control principles and practices. Those who pass the exam earn the CISEC-CP designation, which is widely recognized as a mark of expertise in the field.

Holding the CISEC-CP designation demonstrates to employers and clients that an individual has the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively plan and implement erosion and sediment control measures on construction sites. It can also help professionals advance their careers and stand out in a competitive job market

Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC):

Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD):

Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality (CPSWQ):

Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI):


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