Construction Stormwater Discharge Permit Renewal

February 11-13, 2020



Qualified Stormwater Manager Training

Stormwater Management and Erosion Control (SMEC) Technician– One Day Program

-1 Day Course-$100

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Course Description: The class is focused on the proper installation and maintenance of BMP’s to control erosion and sedimentation.  In addition, this class serves as the prerequisite for the Qualified Stormwater Manager Certification program.

This entry-level, one day course has been developed for all construction site personnel engaged in stormwater management on permitted construction sites. The program covers:

  • The Stormwater Program legal requirements including permitting and erosion and sedimentation at construction sites.
  • Types of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for specific conditions to control erosion and sedimentation.
  • Installing construction site BMPs.
  • Inspecting and maintaining construction site BMPs.

Learning Objectives – Upon completion of this class, you will be able to:

  • List the permit requirements under the construction stormwater program.
  • Describe the impacts to water quality caused by erosion and sedimentation.
  • Describe the installation and maintenance requirements for BMPs used during construction.
  • Pass a 25 question certification examination with a score of 75% or better.
  • Instructor – Altitude Training Associates
  • This class will be held in City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street
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Two Day Course

– 2 Day Course – $200
Qualified Stormwater Manager Certification Program

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Class size limited to 25

Wednesday and Thursday, February 12-13, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Description:  This two-day training program has been developed by Altitude Training Associates (ATA) in conjunction with CDPHE-WQCD to prepare the permit required Qualified Stormwater Manager to perform successfully in their role as the individual responsible for the  development, adequacy, implementation and updating of the SWMP.  The Qualified Stormwater Manager is responsible for all aspects of the SWMP from a day-to-day operational perspective.  The learning objectives of this course focus on the required competencies of this responsible person.
Prerequisite:  The Qualified Stormwater Manager Certification Program is an intermediate training program.  The requirement for participation in the program is for training participants to have completed a standardized, introductory training program on the fundamentals of Stormwater Management for Construction Activities.  This prior training will prepare certification candidates for the advanced discussions on the permit required responsibilities expected of this qualified individual.  This includes the selection of adequate controls, the inspection process, preparing and modifying the SWMP documents and other record-keeping requirements.

Training participants will need to:

  • Supply their own safety gear for the second day field trip. Includes: hard hat, safety vest and glasses and appropriate foot wear (no sneakers or open toed shoes)
  • Training participants must be able to read and write English
  • Take a Certification Test they need to pass in order to qualify for the Certification

Learning Objectives – Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Procedures for Conducting On-Site Inspections for Permit Compliance.
  • Describe the Record Keeping Requirements for Permitted Sites.
  • Examine Appropriate Applications, Installations and Maintenance of Construction BMPs.
  • Generate a Report to Document Findings.

InstructorAltitude Training Associates

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February 2020 classes will be held in the Mesa County Courthouse Annex, Training Room A, 544 Rood Ave., Grand Junction,  CO

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