Certified Stormwater InspectorTM – California

Designed specifically for MS4 personnel this online course focuses on stormwater permit compliance as the key to restore and maintain the waters of the United States.  Testing will be conducted; students are required to achieve a minimum overall score of 75% to be awarded 1.2 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) from National Stormwater Center, and a  five (5) year Inspector Certificate.

NOTE:  This class does not provide the CA Water Board’s required QSP or QSD certification (Qualified SWPPP Practitioner/Developer).


California Municipal Personnel and their consultants who take this course typically have responsibility for:

  • Inspections (Industry, Construction, Commercial, Municipal)
  • Annual Reports
  • Stormwater Visual Observations
  • Sampling and Waivers
  • Elimination of Non Stormwater Discharges
  • Public Information and Education and Outreach
  • Annual Compliance Evaluations
  • Municipal Operations
  • Document Control
  • Audits
  • Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination
  • Reporting and Signatory Certifications


This course is appropriate for California Municipal stormwater personnel including:

  • Public Works personnel
  • Building Code personnel
  • Code Enforcement personnel
  • FOG (Fats, Oils, Grease) inspectors
  • Floodplain and watershed personnel
  • Consultants to California MS4s

Pricing and Terms for CSITM-California

Course Length: 2 days/12 hours

Course and Registration Fee: $824.00 ($799 course, $25 registration)


Early Registration Discount!  Register 30+ days in advance of class start date and received a $50 discount.  Organizations registering multiple students receive the $50 per person early registration discount, plus the $25 per person registration fee is waived!

Regular discount:  $50 per person discount for two or more registrants from same organization when registering less than 30 days in advance of class start date.

Terms: Registration fee is non-refundable. Course fee may be applied to another scheduled class, transferred to another registrant, or it will be refunded if cancellation received a minimum of 7 days prior to class start date. Certificates of Training valid for 5 years  and 1.2 CEUs awarded by National Stormwater Center will be issued to attendees who achieve a minimum of 75% accuracy on overall testing.  Graduates may attend the CSI-Recertification class to extend their National Stormwater Center qualifications for an additional five (5) years. Registered students will receive a detailed email prior to the start date.  This email will include specific class location, daily start and end times, and additional information.

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