EPA New England Regional Laboratory (Office of Environmental Measurement and Evaluation)
EPA New England Quality Assurance Training
Training forms a vital part of the EPA New England Quality System. To assure that quality assurance and quality control responsibilities and specifications are understood at every stage of project implementation, the QA Unit provides training for all levels of EPA management and staff. In addition, QA training is made available to state and tribal partners, grantees, and EPA contractors.
Web-based Training Courses
Beginner’s Guide to Preparing Quality Assurance Project Plans for Environmental Projects
Description: Two part powerpoint presentation that provides basic guidance on what information to include in a QA project plan (QAPP).
Part 1: PPT (335K) Answers some frequently asked questions about QAPPs. Associated "Speaker notes for Part 1". (PDF) (3 pp, 38K)
Part 2: PPT (730K) Describes QA/QC and project information to include in a QAPP. Associated "Speaker notes for Part 2". (PDF) (10 pp, 70K)
EPA New England QA-related Conferences and Training
Interstate and State QA-related Conferences and Training
EPA Quality System