COURSE:  WENV 441 Environmental Sampling Design and Data Quality Assurance Course (ISEERB Approved for all DoD Components)

OBJECTIVE:  Each student will be able to plan an environmental project that will acquire technically and legally defensible data for environmental cleanup site activities and compliance reporting

DESCRIPTION:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a strategic planning approach called the Data Life Cycle. This cycle includes three phases: Planning, Implementation, and the Assessment. The DQO process contained in the Planning Phases, plans environmental data collection efforts to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and defensibility of decisions in a resource-effective manner. Use of the DQO approach is intended to ensure that the appropriate type, quantity, and quality of environmental data will be used in decision making with regard to remedial actions and future use/activities at the site. Quality assurance provides quality assurance project plan development (Planning Phases), field data collection and associated quality assurance/quality control activities (Implementation Phases), and data validation and quality control activities (Assessment Phase).

PRIMARY AUDIENCE:  Environmental Restoration Managers, Environmental Compliance Managers

SECONDARY AUDIENCE:  BioEnvironmental Engineers

GRADE:   Officers: O1-O6; Enlisted: E4-E9; Civilians: GS5-GS14


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Environmental background and education with knowledge of algebra

DELIVERY METHOD:  Alternate Location Resident:
  • 8-12 June-2020 : Norfolk, VA
  • 17-21 Aug 2020: Denver, CO

Course Enrollment Closes for all AFIT CE offerings 14 days prior to Course Start Date!

COURSE CREDIT:  2.5 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards


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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-Jun-2020 to 12-Jun-2020 / Alternate Location Resident (Registration closes 30-Mar-2020)
17-Aug-2020 to 21-Aug-2020 / Alternate Location Resident (Registration closes 20-Jul-2020)



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