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CESCL On-line Recertification


** This is an ONLINE course, which can be accessed any time, regardless of date, sign in from any computer from anywhere. This course is required to be completed within 14 days of activation. If additional time is needed, contact us. Registrants will receive an email from NWETC and Adobe Captivate Prime with further instructions of how to access the course within 24 hours after purchase. You must have reliable internet access to complete this online training.

* NOTE: In order to be eligible for this Online Recertification course, you MUST complete re-certification training within 6 months after the expiration date printed on your current CESCL card. If your card expired more than 6 months ago, you will need to take a full 2-day live CESCL course.

Students who complete the course will receive a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) card within 10 days of completing the course. This card will serve as proof of your recertification, and is good for three years. CESCL certification is required in the state of Washington by the Washington State Department of Ecology for personnel responsible for construction stormwater inspections and sampling at construction sites. The course covers the essentials of being a certified lead and includes information on how new regulations will impact CESCL job functions. Upon completion, students will know how to simply and confidently comply with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements of stormwater management.

Note: This CESCL certification course is recognized as meeting the training and certification requirements of the General Permit, and BMP C160 Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) in Washington State Department of Ecology’s stormwater management manuals for Eastern and Western Washington. The Construction Stormwater General Permit requires that site inspections be conducted by a CESCL.
Intended Audience:

Contractors, agencies and municipalities, engineers, consultants and anyone who desires to receive a CECSL re-certification with the Washington State Department of Ecology. 

Registration: $195 

For general information contact NWETC by telephone at 425-270-3274 or via e-mail at

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