A Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) is a recognized specialist in soil erosion and sediment control. This designation is given to specialists who have met established standards of expertise, experience and knowledge.  It also demonstrates that the professional subscribes to a code of ethics regarding erosion and sediment control.  Click here for more information about CPESC

CPESC Certification Benefits

  • Enhance your professional credibility.
  • Promote public awareness of the erosion and sediment control profession.
  • Have greater influence on policy decisions affecting technical and professional issues.
  • Gain access to unique sources of information and educational opportunities.
  • Improve your career by making more professional contacts.

Information About the Review Course

  • The Conservation Foundation typically organizes a local review.  In 2009, we are tentatively planning two reviews: one in May and the other in November.
  • The Review Course is open to everyone.
  • Registration and payment are required to attend the Review Course.

Requirements to sit for the Exam

  • The CPESC application process must be completed to be eligible to take exam. A CPESC acceptance letter is required to take the exam.
  • Visit www.cpesc.org for information on the application process.
  • Minimum requirements for CPESC applicants include meeting at least 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 - college transcripts are required.
    • Complete seven years or more of professional level experience in the erosion and sediment control profession.