COURSE:    Construction Site Stormwater Seminar

OBJECTIVE:  The objectives of this course are for each student to understand the key elements of construction site stormwater permitting with regard to Federal regulations. Students should identify and follow the steps in the stormwater permitting process, determine which governing body has jurisdictional, regulatory authority for an installation, describe the construction and authoring of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), understand the scope of Best Management Practice (BMP) selection, design, installation, and management, and identify where and how stormwater requirements are written into construction contracts, and how requirements can be tied to performance standards.

DESCRIPTION:  This seminar delivers the fundamentals of construction site stormwater management planning and stormwater management operations. Emphasis areas include National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting application process, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) authoring and change management, and Best Management Practice (BMP) selection, design, installation, and management. The seminar is designed to serve those with little knowledge of construction site stormwater management the tools to integrate stormwater principles into the construction planning and execution process.

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Stormwater Pollution Prevention Team (SWP2) members; Facility Managers; Unit Environmental Coordinators; Civil Engineer Shop Supervisors; maintenance/operational personnel responsible for oversight of USAF construction activities with the potential to impact stormwater including: project programmers; design engineers; construction workers and supervisors; quality assurance and control personnel/construction inspectors; and stormwater program managers. Contracting officers, Unit Environmental Coordinators, and facility managers may also benefit from this seminar.

GRADE:   Officers: O1-O6; Enlisted: E4-E9; Civilians: GS5-GS15 or WG equivalent; Contractors: Must directly support AF Civil Engineer processes tied to stormwater permitting or management.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Enrolled students will be given access to an online AFIT Blackboard Learning Management System account. Students will use the account to access seminar materials, the seminar quiz and a critique. Students will have one week to complete the seminar.

DELIVERY METHOD:  Web (Blackboard).

COURSE LENGTH:  6 hours (1 week to complete)

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HOW TO APPLY:  Select a date from the list below by clicking the button. (Note: Some courses are offered only once annually). Then click the Apply button.

08-Jan-2018 to 12-Jan-2018 / Web Enabled
19-Mar-2018 to 23-Mar-2018 / Web Enabled
18-Jun-2018 to 22-Jun-2018 / Web Enabled



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