ONLINE ON-DEMAND CLASSES

PSMA members have access to our online, on-demand catalog of wastewater classes.  The on-demand classes are maintained on a software platform called DigitalChalk.   To register for a class, click on the “register” button and it will launch the DigitalChalk platform.  Each student must create their own personal student account on DigitalChalk.  Your login credentials for the PSMA website and your student account you create on DigitialChalk are separate.  Once on the platform, you can browse the catalog, purchase on-demand classes, and review past classes you have taken.  You may want to bookmark the DigitalChalk weblink so that you can by-pass the PSMA website to access your online, on-demand classes in the future.  If you are looking for PSMA’s live webinars, you can find them on the Training Courses page.

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Soil as a Treatment Media

This 2-hour class will focus on the three dimensional soil pedon as a treatment media for on-lot waste water dispersal. As waste water passes through the soil, various aspects of soil play a part in the renovation of the waste water. Those aspects are the disciplines of: soil physics as it relates to saturated and unsaturated […]
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Septage Haulers Role in a Municipal Managment Program

Septic tank pumpers and haulers play a key role in the up-keep of homeowner onsite treatement systems. Oftentimes, municipalities have the pumper/hauler conduct cursory inspections of tanks and report their findings to the township.  This 2-hour course will cover the septage hauler’s role within a municipal management program.  (Worth 2 PSMA SR1 CE Credits.) $49.99 […]
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Running an Effective Septic Inspection Business

This 2.5-hour class will cover essential business topics from running an effective septic inspection business. The instructor will cover: business basics (structure, insurance); dealing with the government & regulatory agencies; interacting with customers; personnel issues; record keeping practices; pricing services; safety programs; and, more. (Worth 3 PSMA SR1 CE Credits.) $49.99 Register
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PSMA/NOF SR1 Inspector Certification (2019 Standards)

The “Standards Refresher 1” training course (also know as SR1) is a voluntary certification course for PSMA members who are PSMA/NOF 102 certified.  By entering the SR1 program, you need to take the SR1 certification course as well as accumulate 16 continuing education credits during your two year cycle. This course covers the updates in the […]
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National Vacuum Truck Technician Training Course

If you own or operate a vacuum truck to clean septic tanks, aerobic treatment units, holding tanks or grease traps, this 4 hour online training course is for you or your employees. Individuals who complete the course work and achieve a passing grade on the post-training exam become Certified NOF/PSMA Vacuum Truck Technicians. (Worth 6 PSMA SR1 CEUs.) […]
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Intro to Drip Irrigation System Inspections

This 2-hour class will provide you with a solid overview of drip irrigation systems including basic operation and inspection.  This course DOES NOT result in PSMA Drip Inspection Certification. (Worth 2 PSMA SR1 CEUs.) $49.99 Register
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Installation of Tanks

This 1-hour class will help attendees learn about various treatment tank types & their purposes, how to determine capacity, and understand various best management practices regarding sealants, excavating, piping, watertightness, and more. (Worth 1 PSMA SR1 CEU.) $24.99 Register
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Inspection Report Writing

This 1-hour class provides inspectors a better understanding of the goals associated with report writing and offers various tips to improve the quality and clarity of your septic system reports. (Worth 1 PSMA SR1 CEU) $24.99 Register
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Identifying Alternate Systems in the Field

When you first arrive at an inspection site, are you able to identify what type of treatment system the property is using? Increasingly, inspectors are running into systems using alternate treatment/disposal technologies. This 2-hour course will help you determine which type of alternate onsite technology may be deployed. (Worth 2 PSMA SR1 CE Credits.) $49.99 […]
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Commercial Septic Inspections

Join your instructor in this 2-hour course as he walks you through the different approaches necessary to inspect commercial versus typical residential facilities. We will cover commercial-specific paperwork, managing the inspection of multi-component systems, grease traps, flow rates, and more. Real-world examples will be used to help the student visualize how best to approach a […]
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Soil Morphology & Movement of Water

This online, on-demand 3-hour course will cover essential topics to understanding soil features including the relevance of soil structure, soil color, and soil texture to wastewater treatment.  The course also covers have water moves through various soil configurations.  (Worth 3 PSMA SR1 CE Credits.) $49.99 Register
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