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Training and exams

Septic systems: Advanced design and inspection

This course prepares individuals for the MPCA Advanced Design and Inspection exam. It includes a field portion and focuses on the design and inspection of Type IV systems with flows greater than 2500 gpd, high strength waste, and site assessment techniques.

Prerequisite: Full certification as a Basic Designer or Inspector and successful completion of Intermediate Design and Inspection exam.


  • October 2 - October 6: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn more: Subsurface sewage treatment systems training and certification

Registration information

Registration is required.

The training needed to fulfill MPCA requirements for SSTS professionals is delivered through the Onsite Sewage Treatment Program at the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center.