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2021 Certified Installer Course Registration

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Course Information

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  • The Certified Installer course provides the required training for general and specialty contractors to become certified to install conventional onsite systems as defined in 18 AAC 72.035
  • The initial course may be attended by all Certified Installers, homeowners, and engineers
  • The refresher course is for current Certified Installers or installers who have been certified or taken and passed the course within the last two years
  • Homeowners taking the course are limited to the initial course only. Homeowner training is valid for one installation serving that individual's owner-occupied private residence within a one-year period, beginning on the date the homeowner attends the training course. The fee is listed below under "Approved Homeowner"
  • Students are required to review the Onsite Wastewater System Installation Manual with Interim Guidance (PDF 7.47M) prior to class. Manuals are also available by pickup from any DEC office
  • Those who intend to become Certified Installers must be a licensed general or specialty contractor as described in 18 AAC 72.405(a)(2) or provide proof of employment under a licensed contractor per 18 AAC 72.415(b)
  • Registration is mandatory five business days prior to class start

Tuition Fees

  • $100 per Certified Installer or Other Attendee
  • $275 per Approved Homeowner

2021 Course Update

In light of the ongoing viral outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2021 Certified Installer course will be held virtually. Course information below. Additional course information will be sent to attendees upon registration.

Class sessions will be recorded and viewable for a timeframe after the class ends for course registrants that are unable to attend the live training sessions.

Course Registration Form

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