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2019

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) training - Note: King County is phasing out CESCL training.  No CESCL training will be held in 2020. Additional training outside of King County can be found on Ecology's CESCL training web site

Class & Date Duration / Location Costs

2019

CESCL Re-certification

Tuesday - April 9th

1 Day

8th Floor Conference Center, King Street Center

$275

2019  Cancelled

CESCL Certification

Tuesday & Wednesday

May 21st & 22nd

2 Day

Day 1 - 8th Floor Conference Center, King Street Center

Day 2 - King County Roads Renton Shops, J-Building crew meeting room

 $350


2019 Re-Certification Registration Form

2019 New CESCL Certification Registration Form  Cancelled

King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks offers once per year Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) training for New CESCLS and for Recertification.

Priority will be given to current King County employees. After March 15th, other municipalities can register or be put on a waiting list if the class is full.

Ecology requires that a CESCL perform site inspections on construction sites that disturb one acre or larger and discharge stormwater to waters of the State.

King County offers the two-day New CESCL training course, which meets Ecology’s requirements.  After that, certification can be extended for an additional three years by taking the Recertification class.

If your CESCL training is more than three years and six months old, Ecology requires that you retake the two-day CESCL training class (New CESCL training).

If you are not sure whether or not you are currently registered as a CESCL inspector, query Ecology's CESCL database . Once you complete the training with King County, you will automatically be registered with Ecology.

If you are unable to take the class offered by King County, Ecology maintains a list of other CESCL training and certification providers .  Please see this list for other options.

You must be present for the entire 8 hours (for the recertification CESCL training) or 16 hours (for the new CESCL training) of class. There is no way to "make up" the class if you miss any of the class or if you are late.

You must complete the Registration Form above to be approved for the class.

If you are a King County employee, you will need to complete a King County Training Request form.

If you are not a King County employee, you are responsible for completing your employer's training forms.  Complete the Registration Form above to be approved for the class.  Once approved, an invoice will be provided to you to allow you to generate a check and send it to:

    Marilyn Guthrie, Water Quality Planner
    King County Stormwater Services Section
    KSC-NR-0600
    201 S. Jackson St., Suite 600
    Seattle, WA 98104-3855
    206-477-9386
    mguthrie@kingcounty.gov

Once you have completed the application process and we receive a signed Training Request or a check, you will be added to the class. Applicants who do not work for King County must pay in advance.  King County is unable to take credit cards, etc.

Cancellations: will be accepted up to 5 working days in advance of the start of a class. Fees still apply for:

  • Less than 5 business days' notice of cancelation.
  • Students who fail to show up for or complete a class.

Student substitutions may be allowed until the start of the class with no additional costs or penalty.

To cancel registration or confirm a substitute, contact Marilyn Guthrie.

This training will include presentations from certified instructors.

LOCATION:

    8th Floor Conference Center, King Street Center (KCS) , 201 S Jackson, Seattle. Commute by bus, the Sounder Train , or Light Rail (get off at the International District/Chinatown stop). If driving, please try to carpool. Parking at KSC is $18 for early bird special; event prices can vary.

TIME: 8:00 AM. Coffee, snacks, and water provided. Lunch is on your own.

Do NOT take this class if you:

  • have never held a CESCL certification
  • if it is longer than six months from the expiration date of your certification. If this class is more than 6 months after the expiration date of your CESCL certification, you must retake the two-day class to be re-certified. If your certification expires after these dates and before the next year's scheduled class in April, sign up for this year's class.

If you are taking this class within 6 months after your CESCL certification has expired, you do not need to take the two-day class to be re-certified. However, you may not work as a CESCL after your certification expires. Once you renew your certification as described above, you can continue in your role as CESCL.

You must be present for the entire 8 hours of class.  There is no way to "make up" the class if you miss any of the class or if you are late.

This course is for those without a current CESCL certification.

Day 1 LOCATION:

    8th Floor Conference Center, King Street Center (KSC), 201 S Jackson, Seattle.
    Commute by bus, the Sounder Train, or Light Rail (get off at the International District/Chinatown stop). If driving, please try to carpool. Parking at KSC is $16 for early bird special; event prices can vary.
    TIME: 8:00 AM. Coffee, snacks, and water provided.  Lunch is on your own.

Day 2 LOCATION:

    King County Roads Renton Shops, J-Building crew meeting room, 155 Monroe Ave NE, Renton. 
    Directions to parking: North end of complex only. Coming from Jefferson Ave NE turn left. Coming from Monroe Ave NE turn right, drive through the gate to the parking area (blue star) in front of the D-Building. Park there and walk around D-Building to the J-Building (blue star). Please do not park anywhere else. You will be blocking the shop area parking and could be towed. Please see map below.
    TIME: 8:00 AM. Coffee, snacks, and water provided.  Lunch is on your own, restaurants are within a 5-minute drive of the Renton shops.

You must be present for the entire 16 hours of class.  There is no way to "make up" the class if you miss any of the class or if you are late.

FIELD GEAR:

    Students must supply their own Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). There will not be extra equipment, and without it you may not participate:

    1. Waterproof boots (steel toes not required)
    2. Raingear
    3. Clothing appropriate for the weather (you may want to bring an extra set for the ride home – expect to get muddy and wet)
    4. Work gloves

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Renton shop map