EPA Region 8 QA Training Materials
QA Core Training
This QA training was given in 2012 and is for all Region 8 employees involved in any data use, collection, review, data management, or data reporting (i.e., Project Officers, Contracts Officers, Work Assignment Managers, Tribal Technical Project Officers, inspectors, permit writers, data managers, etc.).
QAPP Annual Review Training
QAPPs must be reviewed at least annually. This QA Training provides information on how to document the Annual QAPP Review.
Introduction to Delegated QA Approving Officer (DAO) Training
This introductory course informs Region 8 employees about requirements to obtain delegated authority to approve project-level QA documents. This is a required course for anyone who wants to approve project-level QA documents (e.g., QAPPs, SAPs, FSPs).
Conceptual Site Model (CSM) Training
Learn why conceptual site models are important to the Data Quality Objectives process. This course is appropriate for anyone developing conceptual site models and includes a special focus on CSM use at tribal lands.
Developing Quality Assurance Project Plans using Data Quality Objectives and other Planning Tools
QAPP development documents and is the culmination of the Systematic Planning Process. This course introduces key planning concepts such as Data Quality Objectives (DQOs), Data Quality Indicators (DQIs), and Data Quality Assessment (DQA), which when used, will strengthen your QAPP.
Basic QA Training
The QA training is for: Project Officers, Contracts Officers, Work Assignment Managers, New R8 EPA Employees (3 years or less at EPA), and Tribal Technical Project Officers. When you click to log in below, use your first name, last name and password for external Lotus Notes or USEPA Web Forms. Your course completion will be automatically recorded.
QA Training for New Tribal Water Quality Coordinators
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QA Training for New Tribal Water Quality Coordinators (Clean Water Act 106)