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Engineering/Geologist CE

Breiseth Hall • (570) 408-5615 (T) • (570) 408-7912 (F) • Email

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Earn your PDH hours with the following courses sponsored by Wilkes University:

Soil Profile Descriptions Using the POT Approach
August 28, 2014
8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Location: Lehman Township Municipal Building
1183 Old Route 115
PO Box 262
Lehman, PA 18627
Registration Deadline: August 22, 2014
Fee: $95 for the 8 hour course (includes lunch)
SEO Credits:   8  total comprised of:
4 classroom
3 field
1 hour test
How You Will Benefit
The purpose of this course is to educate Sewage Enforcement Officers on preparing and interpreting soil profiles.  This one day training session will begin in a classroom setting and will end in the field where participants can put their new knowledge to use.
Course Outline
Registration: 8:15-8:30 AM
8:30AM-12:30 PM: Classroom Session
Course introduction
Field Safety/ Confined Space  
Soil Formation Factors  
Soil Research - Websoils and Other Tools
Soil Color, Texture, Structure, Consistency,
Redoximorphic features
Soil Horizonation and Limiting Conditions
12:30-1:30 PM: Lunch (included)
1:30-4:30 PM: Field Session
Field Descriptions of Soils - The “POT Approach” 
Credit for completing the course will be awarded only to those sewage enforcement officers completing the classroom session, the field session  and the accompanying exam with a minimum score of 70%.
About the Instructor
Brian Oram is  a Professional Geologist and Soil Scientist with B.F. Environmental Consultants. He is a licensed professional geologist, licensed Well Driller,  Professional Soil Scientist, and licensed Sewage Enforcement Officer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with over 20 years experience in conducting hydrogeological investigations related to water supply development, contaminant migration, wetland mitigation, and land based wastewater disposal systems.

Certificates of Completion
Wilkes University is a DEP-approved sponsor of continuing education for sewage enforcement officers in Pennsylvania.  A certificate of  completion will be given to participants at the conclusion of the course listing the total hours completed.  
The baccalaureate programs in Electrical, Mechanical and Environmental Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.  Wilkes University is a provider of continuing education in Pennsylvania through the State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.  These hours may count towards the continuing education requirements for license renewal for professional engineers in Pennsylvania.  Please refer to Act 25 for more information.
Wilkes University is a DEP-approved sponsor of continuing education for sewage enforcement officers in Pennsylvania.
Courses in our Sustainability program can also be taken for PDH hours.  For more information, visit http://www.wilkes.edu/pages/3436.asp 

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