Module I is a required component to receive full certification and must be completed before Modules II or III
. Modules II and III can be taken individually in either order after completion of Module I. This one-day module presents the following four topics:
- Fundamentals of Hydrology & Soil Erosion
- Regulations Related to Erosion and Sediment Control
- BMPs for Erosion and Sediment Control
- Inspection of Erosion and Sediment Control Measures
In addition to the course materials, hands-on learning opportunities are provided at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Erosion Control Research and Training Center (ECRTC). Individuals will earn 7.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for attending and actively participating in the Fundamentals Module.