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Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) is a qualification indicating the holder has educational training, expertise and experience in controlling erosion and sedimentation, and met certification standards.
- Each applicant must successfully pass a written examination designed to determine proficiency in the principles, practices, and legislation of erosion and sediment control. Applicants must also meet one of the following requirements:
- Earn a BS degree or higher plus three years of professional level experience in the soil erosion and sediment control profession
- Complete seven years or more of professional level experience in the erosion and sediment control profession.
- Through the professional experience profile, references, and written exam, the applicant must demonstrate an ability to observe, evaluate, and synthesize information; to consider alternatives; and to propose appropriate recommendations in a clear, logical manner.
- International applicants must provide documentation to assure that educational degrees obtained and work experience are comparable to the requirements described above.