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DEQ Installer & Maintenance Provider Certification

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has contracted with Chemeketa to provide classes to fulfill required training and certification of Onsite System Installers and Maintenance Providers.

DEQ Installer & Maintenance Provider Trainings

Students who complete the 8-hour DEQ Installer class or the 16-hour DEQ Maintenance Provider class and pass the certification test (with a score of 70% or better), will be mailed a serial-numbered, laminated certification card.

Installers

See DEQ website for Installer criteria

Installers: under OAR 340.071.0650 a person who supervises or is responsible for construction or installation of onsite systems must be a certified and licensed installer unless the person is the permittee for construction or installation of the system or the permittee's regular employee.  

Note: Certified installers must obtain a license to conduct construction or installation of onsite systems.

Maintenance Providers 

See DEQ website for Maintenance Provider criteria

Maintenance Providers: under OAR 340.071.0650 a maintenance provider who inspects, maintains, or certifies or supervises maintenance of onsite systems using alternative treatment technologies, recirculating gravel filters, or sand filters must be certified as a maintenance provider and by the manufacturer of the system.

Classes

Classes are held at the Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry. See location and CCBI Directions.

  • Installer Certification Classes

    Installer

    *Alert:  Due to the COVID-19 the DEQ Installer course will be online/live webinar at least through June.  Class size is limited, so we are holding classes more frequently during this time period.

    Directions for registering for DEQ Initial Installer Certification Course: 

    • Click on link to open and register. If no link is available please reach out to J.D. Shinn to let him know you are interested in taking the course.
    • Fill out form to register and process your payment.  Print your receipt, as only a confirmation will be sent to your email.
    • At least 3 business days before your class, you will receive an email with class information.
    • You must be signed up for the course at least 10 days before your chosen date, due to mailing time of books and class materials.

    Course:  DEQ Initial Installer

    • Monday, July 20, 2020
    • Monday, July 27, 2020--Cancelled
    • Monday, August 17, 2020
    • Monday, August 24, 2020
    • Monday, September 21, 2020
    • Monday, October 19, 2020
    • Monday, November 16, 2020

    Course: DEQ Initial Installer
    Check In: 8-8:30am
    Class: 8:30 am-5:30pm
    Where: Currently Online/Live Webinar
    Class Cost: $325

    Please call 503.399.5181 to be put on a class contact list. Class link will also be posted to website approximately 30 days in advance of class.

    CCBI Directions & Parking Information

  • Maintenance Operator Certification Classes

    Maintenance Operator

     *Alert:  We are currently exploring how to provide this class online.  Content makes it very challenging, but we are researching ways to provide this course.  Stayed tuned to this site for updates for as they are available.

    Directions for registering for DEQ Initial Maintenance Provider Certification Course: 

    • Click on link to open.  If link does not open, copy and paste the link into your browser.
    • Fill out form to register and process your payment.  Print your receipt, as only a confirmation will be sent to your email.
    • At least 3 business days before your class, you will receive an email with class information and directions/parking.
    • Links will be posted approximately 30 days in advance of the upcoming course.

    Course: DEQ Initial Maintenance Provider

    • Monday and Tuesday, August 17 and 18, 2020
    • Monday and Tuesday, November 2 and 3, 2020

    Course:  DEQ Initial Maintenance Provider
    Check In:  8-8:30am
    Class:  8:30 am-5:30pm
    Where:  Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry, Room 203
    Class Cost:  $525

    Please call 503.399.5181 to be put on a class contact list.  Class link will also be posted to website approximately 30 days in advance of class.

    CCBI Directions & Parking Information