Advanced Fundamentals (Level IB)

The Level IB Advanced Fundamentals Seminar is a two day course designed to train regulatory enforcement inspectors and non-regulatory personnel inspectors contracted to do regulatory work to accurately inspect land disturbance areas for compliance with state erosion and sedimentation laws. The course will cover several topics such as the role of the inspector, ES&PC planning and review, and local program overview criteria.

Requirements for Level IB Certification "Certified Inspector"

  • Must have completed 60 days work experience in the field of erosion and sediment control.
  • In lieu of 60 days work experience, you may obtain a Level IA Certification.
  • You must register for and attend a Conservation Commission approved and posted "Advanced Fundamentals" Seminar.
  • Submit the appropriate certification application*
  • Take and receive a passing score of 70% on a Level IB certification exam.

Exam Only Sessions

  • Must have completed 60 days work experience in the field of erosion and sediment control.
  • In lieu of 60 days work experience, you may obtain a Level IA Certification.
  • You must register for a Soil and Water Conservation Commission Exam Only Session.
  • Provide Proof of Attendance from a Conservation Commission "Fundamentals of Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop" or equivalent Conservation Commission approved course within 3 years prior to exam date.**
  • Submit the appropriate certification application*
  • Take and receive a passing score of 70% on a Level IB certification exam.

*Application forms will be distributed before the exam.
**Proof of Attendance -You will need to have the course date and the instructor's name of the approved course you attended that allows you take the exam only.