What is AK-CESCL?

AK-CESCL (Alaska Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead) is a training and certification program to enhance compliance with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Construction General Permit for storm water discharges. It is overseen by the Alaska Storm Water Steering Committee (ASWSC) to provide standardized training statewide. ASWSC is a collaboration of government agencies and contractor associations.

AK-CESCL training is a two-day course that includes the erosion and sedimentation processes, the regulatory requirements, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, Best Management Practices, inspection, record-keeping, and cold climate challenges. To become certified, an individual must attend the entire course and pass a written exam. The certification is valid for three years. Individuals who are CPECS, CESSWI, CPSWQ, and/or CISEC certified, will be allowed to automatically bypass the two-day course and take the 8-hour Refresher Course without having to first take the two-day (16-hour) course prior. If the participant fails to achieve a passing score from the 8-hour recertification course, the participant will be required to retake the two-day certification course.

REFRESHER - A one-day, eight-hour Refresher Course to satisfy the Alaska Certified Erosion Sediment Control Lead (AK-CESCL) renewal requirements. To be eligible to take this training, you must have a current AK-CESCL certification number and taken the two-day (16-hour) class or Refresher class within the last three years.


Contact Crystal @ ABC Alaska for registration or more Information:

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