Certified Professional in Industrial Stormwater Management are rigorously trained, tested and certified ensuring they are qualified in the Industrial/Multi-Sector area of stormwater.

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How to become a CPISM®: Requirements, Fees & Processes

Secondary Education Requirement

The CPISM Program requires a High School Diploma or a GED (General Education Development) Credential.

Post-Secondary Education Credit

ECI automatically awards maximum Education Credit for Qualifying Degrees (science, planning, and construction management) as shown in the program-specific sections below. Transcripts are required. Education Credit is awarded for non-qualifying degrees at the rate of one half a Qualifying Degree. Transcripts or ECI approved documentation are required. Education credit may also be awarded for professional licensure without a degree. Verification of license is required. ECI reserves the right to review various state licensing not listed to determine applicability.

In Training (IT) Certifications

Details about the In Training (IT) status can be found in the Understanding In-Training Certifications PDF.

*ECI reserves the right to review various State licensing not listed to determine applicability
** Not all science, planning, and construction management degrees apply to every certification. Non-related degrees will be given half-credit
*** Graduate degrees not in the sciences will not receive any additional credit above a Bachelors

Certification: Eligibility & Process

Applicants are not required to take the review courses to qualify for the exam process however applicants must apply to be eligible to sit for an exam.

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CPISM – Job Task Analysis

Read more about the Job Task Analysis of the CPISM certification Program

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