Recertification Online Course for Level II: Introduction to Design is the first self-paced, self-study online course developed by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC). This course meets the criteria for a Level II continuing education course for the GSWCC and is approved for 4 hours of instruction. Enroll anytime, and complete within 30 days or less.
The program features the latest advancements in Web-enabled technologies that fully engage your online learning experience. The purpose of the recertification course is to assist design professionals and plan reviewers in recognizing, comprehending, and applying the latest changes in federal and state requirements for land-disturbing activities.
Click on the Downloadable Content links to the right for more information about course content and frequently asked questions.
Who Should Attend?
This course was specifically created for individuals currently holding mandated certification in GSWCC "Level II — Introduction to Design." The professions include but are not limited to: Design Professionals, Plan Reviewers, Engineers, and Landscape Architects. The course is available to both Georgia residents and out-of-state participants conducting business in Georgia.
Effective Jan. 1, 2013, GSWCC must verify the legal immigration status of any person 18 years or older seeking to obtain or renew certification.
As a result of a law change to O.C.G.A. & 50-36-1, the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (Commission) is required to obtain a signed and sworn affidavit verifying the applicant's lawful presence in the United States accompanied by a copy of at least one "secure and verifiable document."
Send checklist and notarized document to:
The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission
PO Box 1665
Athens, GA 30603
Verification of citizenship can take up to 5 business days.
$129 (per person) — Residents of the State of Georgia
$149 (per person) — All Others
The Georgia Center will gladly issue a full refund if you cancel before we send you course access information. You may receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee if you cancel after we send your access information, provided that you have not accessed the course at all. Once you access the course, you are no longer eligible for a refund. To cancel your enrollment, please send an email to student [at] georgiacenter [dot] uga [dot] edu.
Recertification Online Course for Level II: Introduction to Design meets the criteria for a Level II continuing education course for the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and is approved for 4 hours of instruction. The University of Georgia awards .4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to students completing all assignments.
To successfully complete the course, you must earn a score of 70% or higher on each of the four online quizzes within 30 days of issuance of online course access.
NOTE: This online recertification course is also approved for 4 PDUs for registrants of:
• Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control(TM) program (CPESC)
• Certified Erosion, Sediment and Storm Water Inspector(TM) program(CESSWI)
• Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality(TM) program (CPSWQ)