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Course #310: Cal/EPA Basic Inspector Academy
The Basic Inspector Academy (BIA) is designed to teach core knowledge and skills to encourage cross-media awareness needed to conduct quality inspections to environmental agency inspectors. Enrollment in this BIA Course is restricted to ONLY environmental agency inspectors and other government/tribal personnel. This 3 1/2 day classroom training covers inspection overview, access & entry, inspection & search warrants, interviewing skills, elements of a violation, evidence to prove a violation, environmental sampling, report writing, enforcement options; and testimony skills. The course also incorporates an interactive mock inspection exercise. A prerequisite to Course #310 is the online Fundamental Inspector Course #300 (FIC). The online FIC course is approximately four to six hours and must be completed before you attend the classroom training. The FIC covers role of the inspector; science of environmental pollution; overview of environmental law; and Cal/EPA agencies roles and responsibilities. To enroll in the online class, please go to Fundamental Inspector Course Online.

To view the schedule of upcoming classes in 2014 and 2015, please click on the links below:

   2014 Schedule
   2015 Schedule

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Course Fees:
      Government Fee: $0
      Industry Fee:         $0

Course Coordinator: Alan Ito
      Phone: (916) 255-3627
      Email:         aito@dtsc.ca.gov

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04/07/2015 - 04/10/2015
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05/12/2015 - 05/15/2015
South Lake Tahoe
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06/09/2015 - 06/12/2015
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08/11/2015 - 08/14/2015
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09/15/2015 - 09/18/2015
Santa Rosa
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