Get Certified: Biosolids Land Appliers
ABC now offers a nationally validated standardized exam for the certification of biosolids land appliers. Along with examination requirements, the following education and experience requirements must be met for ABC certification:
|Biosolids Land Appliers Certification Requirements|
|Class I||High school diploma, GED, or equivalent||Two years of acceptable operating experience in a Class I position|
|Class II||High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and 1,800 contact hours or 180 quarter credits of post high school education in the environmental control field, engineering or related science.||Four years of acceptable operating experience in a Class I position|
Individuals who do not meet the above requirements may still be eligible through ABC’s system that allows for substitution of education and experience. In addition, ABC offers an “in-training” certification to those applicants that do not yet meet our education and experience requirements.
Biosolids Land Appliers Examination Requirements
Along with meeting the education and experience requirements, the land applier must pass the ABC Certification Exam with a score of 70% or higher.
|Land Appliers Examination Specifications|
|Area||Class I||Class II|
|Communications and Outreach||8%||16%|
|New Site Evaluation||13%||17%|
|Nutrient Management System||0%||20%|
|Site Operation and Management||29%||22%|
|Monitoring and Recordkeeping||15%||25%|
For more information about the examination, please visit Examination Resources.
Click here to download and print the Biosolids Land Appliers Certification Application. Return the completed application to:
Attn: Biosolids Land Appliers Certification Application
2805 SW Snyder Blvd., Suite 535
Ankeny, IA 50023