4 Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training

This course presents details of the New York State Erosion & Sediment Control Certificate Program to establish and maintain a process to identify and recognize individuals who are capable of developing, designing, inspecting and maintaining erosion and sediment control plans on projects that disturb soils in New York State. 

For questions, please contact District Manager Derek Betts at dbetts@nassauswcd.org

NYSDEC Endorsed 4-Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Training

Tuesday, June 27, 2023              9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Trainee Registration Form

Fill out the Registration Form online, and mail in your $100 payment in the form of a check to The Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District, 1864 Muttontown Road, Syosset, NY 11791. Checks are to be made payable to The Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District. Checks will also be accepted in-person the day of the event.


Completed registration form/payment must be received by June 23rd, 2023. Legal Photo ID and signature are required at the start and end of the training.


Space limited to 50 participants.

Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit GP-0-15-002, all developers, contractors, and subcontractors must identify at least one trained individual from their company that will be responsible for implementation of the SWPPP, and have at least one trained individual on site on a daily basis when soil disturbance activities are being performed. In addition, developers must have a qualified inspector conduct regular site inspections in accordance with GP-0-15-002. Qualified inspectors and trained individuals must have 4 hours of training in the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control endorsed by NYS DEC, SWCD, or CPESC Inc. (Training is valid for 3 years.) Training is not required for CPESC, RLA, and PE certified persons.


LOCATION423 Griffing Avenue Riverhead NY 11901


COST: $100 per person,   NON – REFUNDABLE

Includes; Refreshments, Training Materials, a Completion Certificate & Certified ID Card. Payment and trainee application must be received by 6/23/23 to reserve your seat. Only checks made payable to Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District will be accepted. Walk-ins are welcomed, however space is limited to first come first serve. Also, please note that walk-in trainees will not recieve their Completion Certificate & Certified ID Card the day of the event. Instead the Completion Certificate & Certified ID Card will be mailed at a later date. An application for each trainee must be completed and returned with your payment before the training begins. You can prepay by mailing your check to Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District, 1864 Muttontown Road, Syosset NY 11791. Payment will also be accepted in-person the day of the event. 


CHECK-IN: 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM - Photo ID and signature required at check-in and check-out, as well as payment if applicant did not pay in advance.


TRAINING: Training begins at 9:30 AM sharp; if you are late you cannot be trained. There will be one break. You must be present for the entire training and wait to receive a Certification Number and Completion Certificate.


For more information please contact:


Nassau County SWCD: (516) 364-5860   www.NassauSWCD.org 
Suffolk County SWCD: (631) 852-3285    www.SuffolkSWCD.org