COURSES AND DATES:

Qualified SWPPP Practitioner/Developer (QSP) course: 2021 - $375 - Dec 16-17, 2021Jan 27-28, 2022Feb 23-24, 2022

Qualified SWPPP Practitioner/Developer (QSD) course: 2021 - $200 - Nov 19, 2021Feb 25,2022

Caltrans Water Pollution Control Manager (WPCM) 8-hour: 2021 - $370  Dec 7, 2021Jan 6, 2022

NEW! Calculator Course (CPESC Part 2, R Factor, other calculations) - $175  -  Dec 8, 2021Jan 5, 2022 [Help you pass CPESC math problems]

John Gleason is our trainer of record.

To register email Alicia Meza at Alicia.meza@mshatch.com and provide name, company, address, email, and phone number.  Submit payment via check or credit card.

Make checks payable to "M.S. Hatch Consulting, LLC" and mail 10 days prior to training:

14252 Culver Dr. Suite A
Mailbox # 276
Irvine, CA 92604

Submit Credit Card Payment:

Online QSP/QSD Training - Various Dates Above

Qualified Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Practitioner (QSP) and Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) under the Construction General NPDES Permit (CGP, NPDES No. CAS000002, SWRCB Order 2009-0009-DWQ, as amended). Training led by John Gleason, PE, CPESC, QSD, QSP, QISP, Trainer of Record.

PLEASE NOTE: Only 12 students will be allowed, based on a first-come basis. 

Hosted by: M.S. Hatch Consulting, LLC
Where: Online (using M.S. Teams, to be sent upon registration)

When: QSP 7:00am to 4:00 pm (Day 1), 7:00 am to 11:30 am (Day 2); QSD 7:00am to 4:00 pm

Discount prices (for cash, check, Venmo received at least 10 days prior to course): $375 for QSP only. Call for full price (for late and credit card +3.5%).

- Regulations (Order 2009-0009-DWQ), Erosion Theory, Sediment Control
- SWPPP Implementation – LUPs and Traditional projects
BMP Implementation and Maintenance – latest guidance
Rain Event Action Planning (REAP) and Active Treatment System (ATS)
Construction Site Monitoring
   - visual, BMP, stormwater, non-stormwater, non-visible, receiving water
   - checklists, sampling techniques, meter demo
Numeric Action Levels (NALs)
Reporting thru– SMARTS – NAL Exceedance and Annual Reports
SWPPP Development, CSMP/M&RP, Post-construction, NOT, Bioassessment

Electronic copies of the CGP, practice exams, exercises, and other handout materials provided.


Caltrans Water Pollution Control (WPC) Manager Training - Various Dates Above

As specified in Section 13-1.01D(3), "Training and Section 13-1.01D(4)(b), "Qualifications," of the 2018 Revised Standard Specifications.

PLEASE NOTE: Only 10 students will be allowed, based on a first-come basis. Training will be held under full COVID-19 compliance which includes: health screening questions, temperature checks, mask requirement, social distancing, hand, table, and chair sanitizing. 

Hosted by: M.S. Hatch Consulting, LLC
Where: Irvine, CA

When: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

Discount prices (for cash, check, Venmo received at least 10 days prior to course): $370. Full price (for late and credit card +3.5%).

Outline:

- Gathering and Assembling the Right Information/SWPPP/WPCP Resources
- Drafting a Site-Specific SWPPP/WPCP, BMP Inspection, Maintenance, and Documentation
- Sampling and Analysis Program (SAP)
- Water Pollution Control Manager emphasis: p
roperly implement, manage and amend the SWPPP/WPCP
- Maintain compliance with contract documents/permits (hands-on approach)
- Comply with WPC requirements during NOT process until RWQCB approval
- WPC BMP requirements for Contractor Yard within ROW
- DSA protection requirements prior to a storm event
- Stockpile Protection as Specified in “Job Site Management” specification
- Stormwater and Non-Stormwater dewatering requirements

Meter Demo, form practice exercises.


NEW! Calculator Training Course for PDH - Various Dates Above

Review of practice problems that require a calculator. Reviews basic algebra order of operations, powers, and specific calculator use. Helps with many BMP calculations, RUSLE, and R Factor for California, pH averaging, risk level, slope, flows, and more.  Professional Development Hours document on your own. Participation certificate will be provided. Class size limited to allow one-on-one assistance. 

Hosted by: M.S. Hatch Consulting, LLC
Where: Online (using M.S. Teams, to be sent upon registration)

When: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Discount prices (for cash, check, Venmo received at least 10 days prior to course $175. Full price (for late and credit card +3.5%).

Outline:

Course Outline:

***Must have approved calculator that meets PE, CPESC, CISEC or other criteria

  • Algebra, the order of operations, geometry similar triangles
  • Calculate soil loss (RUSLE), Sediment Yield (MUSLE) raise to the 0.56 power
  • Calculate pH average (log conversion), dilution calculations
  • Calculate BMPs – RECPs, check dams spacing, sediment control set-back
  • Calculate run-on and other flows
  • Calculate R factor using California method instead of EPA calculator
  • Practice changing rainfall to runoff using the SCS equation curve graph (TR-55, 1986)
  • Calculate slope steepness and LS factor
  • Calculate risk level for construction
  • Calculate fertilizer and pure live seed (per Caltrans)

Practice problems sent a week before the course.