Canada: Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC) In-Training (Level 2)

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A Canadian Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CAN-CISEC), is an individual who has demonstrated his or her proficiency in observing, inspecting and reporting on the implementation of Sediment and Erosion Control (S&EC) Reports and Plans (e.g., ESC Report and Plans).

To petition for a CAN-CISEC registration status:

A CAN-CISEC-IT registrant has 4-years to gain the necessary inspection experience and education to submit an IT, Level 2 application.  An IT, Level 2 application is a petition to CISEC, Inc. to change an applicant’s CAN-CISEC-IT designation to an official CAN-CISEC designation by completing the following:

  • Submitting an application form that includes verifiable documentation of: 
    • Two-years construction site field experience (e.g,, inspections, BMP installation, etc.) involving S&EC and/or stormwater pollution prevention inspections, 
    • Prior classes, training and/or other education in sediment and erosion control or environmental related topics and 
    • Three references attesting to qualifications and experience.
  • Pay an IT, Level 2 non-refundable administrative application review and examination fee.
  • Upon approval by CISEC, Inc., sit for, and pass with a score of 75% or better, the following parts of the CAN-CISEC Certification Examination: 
    • Assessing a ESC Report and Plan 
    • Inspecting Construction Site BMPs
    • Inspector Duties

Upon passing the IT, Level 2 examination, an applicant is granted a CAN-CISEC designation.

Payment in Canadian Dollars

Cost of Exam: $150 CDN

To pay for CISEC Training or the Exam in Canadian Dollars, please contact Jack Cuneo - 303 468 2232 or email at jack@ieca.org to request a call. Calls for payment will be returned between 9AM and 3PM Mountain Time, Monday to Friday, except holidays. We can not accept payment information via email. You can pay online anytime and in US dollars for automatic registration. 


Applicants must have the following qualifications to take the CAN-CISEC examination:

  1. Two or more years of sediment and erosion control construction and/or storm water pollution prevention field experience,
  2. Prior classes, training and/or other education in sediment and erosion control or environmental related topics and
  3. Three references attesting to qualifications and experience.

Upon registering for the examination, the applicant will have access to the application which will need to be filled out and submitted to obtain approval to take the certification examination.  Within a maximum of 21 days after CISEC, Inc. receives a complete application submittal (including material from three references), applicants will be informed by e-mail of their eligibility to sit for the certification examination.

General Examination Information:

This certification examination is presented in two sections. 

The examination will be a maximum of 2.0 hours in duration.

In order to obtain the certification, you must pass each section with a score of 75% or greater.  You will receive a score of Pass or Fail for Section 1 upon completion and submittal.  However, Section 2 will be graded separately and your score of Pass or Fail will be sent to you at that time.

Please allow for up to 30 days after submittal of the exam for a formal response from CISEC, Inc. regarding your examination results (both Sections).

Should you fail either Section 1 or Section 2 or both, CISEC, Inc. will contact you with information on how to retake the Section(s) failed.

Proctor Information:

As of March 1, 2021, proctoring of all examinations will occur through ProctorU.  Scheduling for examinations are available 24/7 to fit your schedule.

ProctorU fee (paid directly to ProctorU at time of scheduling your examination): $26.00 USD

Additional information regarding how to sign up with ProctorU will be available after approval from CISEC, Inc. to take the examination.  


Key:

Complete
Failed
Available
Locked
Application and References
Application and Reference Form Submittal Acknowledgement
Agree to terms to continue.
Agree to terms to continue. All applicants must read and agree to the following Terms. Once completed, access to the application will be available.
CISEC Canada Application
52 Questions
52 Questions The following material will address prior training and work experience.
Submit Three (3) References
Graded as Pass/Fail
Graded as Pass/Fail Upon completion of your application and submittal of your three (3) references, you will be notified if your application was accepted.
Examination
Examination Acknowledgement
Agree to terms to continue.
Agree to terms to continue. Examinations will be administered by ProctorU unless indicated differently by CISEC, Inc. Access to the examination will occur after check-in on the scheduled date with ProctorU or CISEC, Inc.
Proctor Password Verification
Enter code to continue.
Enter code to continue. Proctor to input password to begin the proctoring session.
Section 1: Inspector Duties
36 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  27/36 points to pass
36 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  27/36 points to pass This section will cover questions about duties of a Canadian Inspector.
Section 2: ESC Report and Drawings Section and Inspection of BMPs Section
28 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  84/112 points to pass
28 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  84/112 points to pass The following section covers questions about review of an ESC Report and Drawings and inspection of construction sites. Use the documents or photographs included with each question to determine your answer.
Final Steps After the Examination
Agree to terms to continue.
Agree to terms to continue. The Follow-Up Information will give you directions on what to do following completion of the examination.

Any questions, please contact us:

CISEC, Inc.

Canada Office:

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

101 Exchange Ave.
Vaughan, ON L4K 5R6
Phone: 416-661-6600, ext. 5293
Email: victoria.kring@trca.ca

USA Office:

P.O. Box 188
Parker, CO 80134
Email:  contactus@cisecinc.org or examination@cisecinc.org
Phone:  1+720-235-2783