PSMA Certification (3/29/22): 103 Experienced Onlot Wastewater Treatment System Inspection Training Course

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103 Experienced Onlot Wastewater Treatment System Inspection Training Course
March 29, 2022
Holiday Inn, 604 Station Road, Grantville, PA 17028; (717) 469-0661;

This course is available to experienced PSMA/NOF102-certified inspectors. This course does not re-teach the Inspection Standards, but rather it helps students apply those Standards in various scenarios. The course is divided up into one full day of classroom instruction (no field visits) and the equivalent of eight hours of online education afterwards (included in the course price). While in class, students will select two approved online topics from the PSMA course catalog to complete at home. The certification exam will also be taken online (via the online SR1 course). Participants should have at least six years experience inspecting onlot systems through the application of the PSMA/NOF Inspection Standards. Participants must have completed & held a PSMA/NOF-102 certification for at least four years. Your company MUST be a member of PSMA to attend a PSMA certification course.  View course agenda.

Download registration brochure. Registration closes March 24, 2022.

Please Note: The skills of reading and writing are required prerequisites for training and for all candidates who will take the PSMA/NOF certification exam. PSMA/NOF-certified inspectors must be able to follow written instructions, record field measurements, write answers to questions and draw conclusions. Trainees must be able to complete the training and the exam without reading or writing assistance. Persons with disabilities should notify the PSMA Office in advance of the session, and reasonable accommodations will be made to assist in facilitating your participation.

Be Prepared! All trainees should bring materials to take notes. A calculator will be beneficial. This course does not include field visits. The 103 course requires the student to complete additional classes online from their home/office computer over the internet.

COVID Notice:  PSMA will be following whatever safety protocols are in place by the local jurisdiction as well as the host hotel.  If you are experiencing COVID-related symptoms or have been exposed to COVID, please do not attend (we will issue a full refund).

Employer Declaration: The registering Business (“Licensee”) hereby applies for a limited license to use the Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Inspection Standards promulgated by the Pennsylvania Septage Management Association, Inc. and the National Onsite Wastewater Education and Research Foundation, Inc. (“PSMA/NOF”). If granted, the license shall remain in effect only so long as the trainee individual named in this Application is a Certified PSMA/NOF Inspector, as defined in the Training Policies of PSMA/NOF and remains in the employ of the below identified business, and only so long as the identified business identified remains a member of PSMA. The license shall automatically expire when either of these conditions ceases to exist.  As the employer of a PSMA certified Onlot Wastewater Treatment System Inspector, Licensee agrees and pledges that Inspectors in its employ will fully apply the Standards for every inspection that is presented or described to the client or any other party as constituting a “PSMA Inspection,” or words to that effect. Licensee agrees and pledges to comply with the PSMA Code of Ethics (Code).  Licensee acknowledges that failure to fully and strictly apply the Standards, or to misrepresent them, or failure to comply with the Code can result in decertification of the Inspector and expulsion from Association membership. Upon the approval of the Application by PSMA, Licensee will be legally bound by these terms. The person executing this application certifies that he or she is authorized to bind the identified Business to the terms hereof.

Event Details

Day 1 --
7:30am-8:00am: Check-in Open
8:00am-12:00pm: Class
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch Provided
1:00pm-5:00pm: Class

Within Next 30 Days--
Complete two 2-hour online, on-demand classes over the internet.  And, take the SR1 refresher course online, on-demand & pass its certification test.  You will make the online course selections during the classroom portion of the training.  The online courses are included in the course price.

The Holiday Inn Grantville Hotel has rooms available at a discounted rate of $119/night. Please reference that you are with the Pennsylvania Septage Management Association group to receive the discounted rate. (Online booking code is AS8)

Hotel Information
Holiday Inn Harrisburg (Hershey Area) I-81
604 Station Rd
Grantville, PA 17028
Hotel Phone (717) 469-0661
Group Room Block: PSMA
(Online booking code is AS8)
Discount Group Rate: $119 (cut off March 15th)

Date: March 29, 2022

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 05:00 p.m.

Venue: Holiday Inn, 604 Station Rd, Grantville, PA 17028; Hotel Phone (717) 469-0661


Phone: 717-763-7762 (PSMA)