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Training and exams

Septic systems: Intermediate design and inspection

This course prepares individuals for the MPCA Intermediate Design and Inspection exam. Intermediate Designers can design Type I - Type IV systems for domestic strength wastewater up to 2,500 gpd. Intermediate Inspectors can review these designs, inspect these systems, and administer on-going compliance with their operating permits.

Prerequisite: full certification as a Basic Designer or Inspector.


  • August 28 - September 1: 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.