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ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING INSTITUTE

The UT Arlington Division for Enterprise Development's Environmental Training Institute (ETI) offers compliance assistance training for those managing environmental challenges or implementing environmental regulations in Air, Waste, Water and Management. Through training and education, you or your employees can play an active role in your sustainable compliance strategy. Visits from the EPA can be extremely expensive. Avoid paying penalties by educating your workforce. Courses can be taken individually or in support of certificate programs - no need to apply to UT Arlington, simply register for your courses and begin the learning process. Finally, with contract or on-site training, we bring the course materials and experts to your facility, customizing the curriculum for your business, on a schedule that is convenient for your operations.

UPCOMING CLASSES


Environmental Monitoring

Environmental sampling is one of the primary methods of determining the effectiveness of controls. This class provides an overview of basic environmental monitoring techniques and the following will be covered:
• Identifying when environmental monitoring is required
• Sampling basics for air, water and soil
• Units of measurement
• Review of documentation
• Sample handling
• Analytical and statistical errors

MM 720 Environmental Monitoring
August 26 - 27, 2015
Austin, TX

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)

Under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that regulated oil storage facilities develop and implement oil spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) plans. In addition to the CWA requirements, the federal Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA) requires that facilities detail and implement spill prevention and control measures in their Facility Response Plans (FRPs). In this spill prevention training course, participants will learn about SPCC plans, pollution regulations, proper storage of oil, oil transfer procedures, proper containment practices including secondary containment, and how to avoid security breaches and follow proper discharge procedures.

WTR 303 Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)
August 26 - 27, 2015
Arlington, TX

Introduction to Remediation: Leaking Petroleum Storage Tanks

Product releases at petroleum storage tanks (LPSTs) often require the installation and operation of remediation systems to minimize impacts on soil and groundwater. This course is designed to introduce environmental, health, and safety professionals to the steps and activities that are completed during the remediation phase at sites where soil and groundwater are contaminated by petroleum products. Topics to be covered include reviewing existing site data to identify potential data gaps, technology selection criteria, feasibility study options, system design and costing, installation and startup, and operation and performance monitoring.

WST 403 Introduction to Remediation: Leaking Petroleum Storage Tanks
August 31 - September 1, 2015
Houston, TX

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)

This course covers the fundamental requirements of a storm water pollution prevention plan including how to identify your facility’s potential sources of pollution, discharge, or contamination, and methods to prevent and control storm water pollution. From new construction to plant operations, participants will gain an understanding of erosion and sedimentation challenges as well as methods to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of SWPPPs.

WTR 302 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
August 24 - 25, 2015
Arlington, TX

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ADDITIONAL TRAINING


Contract (On-Site) Training

Do you have a specific training requirement? Do you want to tailor your training to meet your specific requirements, regulatory requirements, application, personnel, or situation? We can incorporate your specific requirements to provide custom made training to fit your unique requirements. Contact us today!



CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS


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Specialist in Environmental Regulations (SER)
This certification introduces three key areas within the environmental industry: Air, Water, and Waste. Earn your SER by completing four (4) required fundamental regulatory courses. Once you complete these requirements, you are only four (4) additional courses away from completing your Environmental Regulatory Professional (ERP) or Environmental Science Professional (ESP) requirements, and five (5) additional courses away from completing your Environmental Management Professional (EMP).

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Environmental Regulatory Professional (ERP)
This certificate program focuses on providing a professional with tools to understand and implement environmental regulatory requirements. To receive this designation, the ERP will have completed a set of core required courses and four electives based on their interests and/or industry. A listing of the curriculum requirements is provided below. The certificate consists of taking four required courses and four electives.

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Environmental Science Professional (ESP)
For those environmental professionals seeking information on the science behind the regulations, the Environmental Science Professional certificate program has curriculum to support this goal. With a base knowledge of the regulatory requirements, this certificate program includes electives specific to the ESP. A listing of the curriculum requirements is provided below. The ESP certification requirements are met when the four required courses and four electives are completed.

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Environmental Management Professional (EMP)
Environmental professionals looking for tools to manage their environmental duties will find this advanced level certification program is aligned with their goals. The management of environmental issues requires skills that include: regulatory knowledge, leadership, communication and planning. This certificate program has courses to support the development of these skills. The EMP certification requirements are met when the six (6) required courses and three (3) electives are completed.

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Master Certification (MC) for the Environmental Professional
The Master Certification is our most advanced level of certification with tracks available in Safety and Health, Environmental, and Risk Management. The foundation of this advanced certification is the Management System Design for EHS course made up of three sessions with hands-on application work completed by the participants between sessions. To complete the Master Certification, participants must complete all requirements and required electives in their selected track.



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