National Enforcement Training Institute (NETI)
Inspector Training for Federal, State, and Tribal Government Personnel
Inspector training is managed in FedTalent, EPA’s Learning Management System.
- Federal EPA inspectors should access FedTalent through One EPA Workplace or with an EPA PIV Card
- Non-EPA inspectors must request a FedTalent account to access inspector training. Non-EPA inspectors should refer to the Guide to Accessing FedTalent for instructions on requesting a FedTalent account. Non-EPA inspectors access to FedTalent
Other Training for States, Tribes and Local Entities
Pesticide Inspector Residential Training
EPA’s Pesticide Inspector Residential Training (PIRT) program offers national pesticide classroom courses for state, tribal, and territorial inspectors. In the past, the PIRT has covered the following topics urban FIFRA issues; advanced inspector skills; agricultural use; structural training; fumigation and product related trainings. There is also a Tribal PIRT that is offered to federally-recognized tribes every other year, which is coordinated by a small tribal planning committee that changes with each Tribal PIRT.
Pesticide Regulatory Education Program
EPA’s Pesticide Regulatory Education Program (PREP)creates and promotes professional development opportunities for senior manager/supervisor and technical pesticide regulatory officials throughout the United States and its affiliated territories. Individuals are eligible to attend if they work for an agency that has a cooperative agreement with the EPA.
Technical Assistance Webinar Series: Improving CWA-NPDES Permit Compliance
The Technical Assistance Webinars are intended for plant operators, municipal leaders, technical assistance providers, and compliance inspection staff from federal, state, tribal and local governments. Every plant is unique and plant operators should discuss any major operational change with their NDPES permitting authority.