Construction Stormwater Discharge Permit Renewal – February 11, 2019

SWMP Administrator Training

State Stormwater Construction Permit Application Training

February 11, 2019 (Monday) 

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Any construction activity that disturbs at least 1 acre of land requires both a state permit through the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Water Quality Control Division and a 5-2-1 Construction Stormwater Permit.  This FREE class will cover the NEW state permit in depth.

UPDATED LOCATION!  Due to popular demand, this class has been moved to City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street


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

February 12, 2019 (Tuesday)

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 SWMP Administrator 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
  • UPDATED LOCATION! – Due to popular demand, this class has been moved to City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

Two Day Course

– 2 Day Course – $200
Stormwater Management Plan Administrator Certification Program

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Class size limited to 24

February 13 & 14, 2019 (Wednesday & Thursday)

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 Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) Administrator to perform successfully in their role as the individual responsible for the  development, adequacy, implementation and updating of the SWMP.  The SWMP Administrator 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 SWMP Administrator 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. Incudes: 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
  • That there will be a Certification Test they need to pass in order to qualify for the Certification
  • Training participants must apply for their SWMP Administrator Certification separately, after they have completed the course, from Red Rocks Community College and that a fee will apply.

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

UPDATED LOCATION! – Due to popular demand, this class has been moved to the Mesa County Public Works Training Room, 200 S. Spruce Street

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UPDATE!  February 11 and February 12 classes will be held in the Grand Junction City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street

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     UPDATE!  February 13-14 classes will be held in the Mesa County Public  Works Training Room, 200 S. Spruce Street

Approved Prerequisite Training Classes For the SWMP Administrator Certification Program – Colorado

Registration Confirmation for SWMP Certification Training