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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:

Phase 1 – Environmental Site Assessment Practices For Commercial Real Estate: Transaction Screen & Phase I 
Site Assessment
May 28-29, 2014
Location: Wilkes University
              Wilkes-Barre, PA
Registration Deadline: April 25, 2014
PDH Hours: 12
How You Will Benefit
Learn why the ASTM Environmental Site Assessment Standard Practices for the Phase I Site Assessment and the Transaction Screen Process (E1527-13 and E1528-06) were developed, how to use the standards, and how the standards affect the way you do business. This course covers the changes to E1527.
Fee of $1150 Includes:
* Standard Practice E1527-13 for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process
* Standard Practice E1528-06 for Environmental Site Assessments: Transaction Screen Process
* Case Studies and Course Notes
* Sample Government Records Review Reports
* Sample Transaction Screen Questionnaire
* Refreshment Breaks
Course Outline
Registration: 8 a.m. on 1st Day.
Class: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on 1st Day.
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on 2nd Day.
Day 1
    1. Introduction
    2. Regulatory/Liability Overview
    3. Why ASTM?
    4. Small Business Liability Relief & 
        Brownfields Revitalization Act
    5. EPA AAI and ASTM E1527-13
    6. ASTM E1527-13 Phase I Environmental Site 
        Assessment Process
    7. Phase I Introduction
    8. Records Research
    9. Site Reconnaissance
    10. Interviews
    11. Site Visit Video/Discussion
    12. Report Preparation
    13. Introduction to Phase I Case Study
Day 2
    1. Review of Day 1
    2. Phase I Case Study
    3. Phase I Summary
    4. Attributes of Responsible Change
    5. Changes to E1527 to Comply with AAI Rule
    6. ASTM E1528-06 Practice for Transaction 
        Screen Process
    7. Overview of Transaction Screen - User/
        Preparer Responsibilities
    8. Transaction Screen Questionnaire
    9. Interviews
    10. Prior Assessments
    11. Records Research
    12. Site Visit
    13. Non-Scope Considerations
    14. Limitations
    15. Liability Issues


Certificates of Completion 
A certificate of completion will be given to participants at the conclusion of the course listing the total hours (PDHs) 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

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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