Erosion and Sediment Control Certification

Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Responsible Personnel Certification (RPC) Course

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Erosion and Sediment Control training course (formerly “Green Card”) trains individuals acting as the “Responsible Person” implementing and maintaining erosion and sediment controls under State law. There is no fee for the course. It takes 4-5 hours to complete. You do not need finish it in one sitting. Upon completion, a certification number and card are generated. You may print out the card or save it electronically.

Valid MDE certification is required for all engineers, designers, contractors, project managers, supervisors, inspectors, and personnel responsible for E&S Control implantation, installation, maintenance, and inspection working on projects in the State of Maryland.

Cards issued prior to January 1, 2012 are no longer valid.

The online MDE training is available at the link below.

Click here to take the training course.

MDOT SHA/MTBMA Training - SHA Erosion and Sediment Control (E&SC) Certification Program

In addition, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), in cooperation with Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association (MTBMA), offers training for the SHA Erosion and Sediment Control (E&SC) Certification Program. Valid certification is recommended for contractors, project managers, supervisors, inspectors, and personnel responsible for E&S Control.

The E&SC certification (“Yellow Card”) is required for Contractor Superintendents and Erosion & Sediment Control Managers who work on MDOT SHA Projects.

The online MDOT SHA E&SC Certification (Yellow Card) training is available at the links below.

Click here to view the training course.

Click here to register and take the certification test.

The online MDOT SHA E&SC Re-certification (Yellow Card) training is available at the links below.

Click here to view the training course.

Click here to register and take the re-certification test.

 

MDE E&SC CERTIFICATION

MDOT SHA E&SC CERTIFICATION (YELLOW CARD)

MDOT SHA E&SC
RECERTIFICATION (YELLOW CARD) ​

Prerequisite

N/A

MDE Responsible Personnel Certification (RPC)

MDE RPC & MDOT SHA Certification "Yellow Card"

MTBMA Fee

N/A

General Industry Registration cost: $125

Government Employee cost: $35

SHA employees (NOT consultants): no charge

General Industry Registration cost: $125

Government Employee cost: $35

SHA employees (NOT consultants): no charge

Requirement Source

MDE

MDOT SHA

MDOT SHA

Coverage

MDE Requirements

  • MDOT SHA Initiative
  • Hydrology, hydraulics and soil mechanics
  • SHA organization and inspection process
  • How to use E&SC Quality Assurance checklist to self-monitor for compliance
  • Process for modification to design plans
  • Vegetation Establishment
  • NPDES
  • Cost of Non-compliance
  • Environmental Specification
  • MDOT SHA Initiative
  • Hydrology, hydraulics and soil mechanics
  • SHA organization and inspection process
  • How to use E&SC Quality Assurance checklist to self-monitor for compliance
  • Process for modification to design plans
  • Vegetation Establishment
  • NPDES
  • Cost of Non-compliance
  • Environmental Specification
Testing

Exam and Certification

Exam and Certification

Exam and Certification

Valid Through

Cards issued prior to January 1, 2012 are no longer valid.

3 Years

3 Years

Information, Schedule and Registration

For the MDOT SHA E&SC Certifications and Recertifications registration, click here to reach MTBMA’s web site or contact Amanda Mangum, MTBMA, at (410) 760-9505 or training@mtbma.org.