Keish Environmental
Keish Environmental
Stormwater and Mitigation Compliance Specialists
Stormwater and Mitigation Compliance Specialists

Qualified Industrial Storm Water Practitioner (QISP) Training 

  • Date: TBA

  • Location: TBA

  • Class Fee: $300.00, includes electronic course materials. Students are to bring their own electronic or hardcopy copy of the IGP.  Bring other documents you may want to discuss such as photos, a site map or SWPPP.

  • Time: 8:00 AM -5:00 PM (Coffee and continental breakfast provided)


Class details: This one-day class satisfies the mandatory in-person training requirement to obtain the QISP certification, and will help prepare you to pass the final exam. The class provides an opportunity for students to discuss their questions or concerns regarding the on-line QISP Training Course and the Mid-Term Exam. Students will engage in presentations from the IGP ToR, Rachael Keish, with real world experiences and participation in hands on activities in preparation for the QISP Final Exam.


Parking is free, and the class is held in the Board Room.


Note: All students MUST complete the mandatory Office of Water Programs 2-day online training course & pass the mid-term before registering for this 1-day QISP class.  Please see the information below for more detail about the pre-requisites.


Step 1. Register.

Step 2. Pay Here with PayPal. 

Sign up to show your interest in this class.


About the QISP:

Becoming a QISP is a multi-step process. CASQA is partnering with Water Programs at Sacramento State (OWP) to administer the IGP QISP Training Program. To access the program follow these steps:

  1. Log in at
  2. Click 'Stormwater Certificates'
  3. Click 'IGP QISP'

Then take the following steps:

1. Register to take the QISP exam.

2. Complete 16 hours of online training, which is a pre-requisite to taking my 8-hour course

3. Pass a midterm exam

4. Complete the one-day, in-person training with an IGP ToR (my course)

5. Pass the final exam


More information about the overall process is available here:

Q&A about QSP/D vs. the QISP:

Q: Does your Qualified SWPPP Practitioner and Developer Training Class geared more toward General Industry or Construction Industry?

A: QSP/D training is for the Construction General Permit, and QISP training is for the Industrial General Stormwater Permit.


Q: What is the difference between 1-day, 2-day, and 3-day training?

A: See above for the 1-day QISP training and pre-requisites. The QSP training is 2-days, for those who want to inspect construction sites for stormwater.  The QSD class adds a third day to that training, for those who want to write the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs). The QSP/D training is good stormwater information for a QISP if you will be doing construction work on your industrial facility, but the two are unrelated NPDES permits and completely separate trainings.


Q: When QSP/D and QISP classes be offered?

A: I typically do QSP/D training in early June and November each year. This year the QISP training is in September.


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