Sub Contractor Awareness Course Description (White Card)
The Subcontractor Awareness Seminar is a 2-hour seminar with no exam that’s designed to provide the mandatory 3-year certification to individuals working in a subcontractor capacity. The GSWCC Sub Contractor Awareness White Card Certification course consists of material covering:
- Erosion and sedimentation
- The impacts erosion and sedimentation have on the environment
- Best Management Practices (BMPs) both vegetative and structural
- Laws governing erosion and sedimentation
Subcontractor Awareness Seminar Attendees typically include:
- Grading personnel, such as grading and earthmoving equipment operators
- Irrigation system personnel (residence, commercial and industrial sites)
- Landscape personnel
- Utility personnel (excludes entities regulated by the PSC or FERC and other entities listed in O.C.G.A. 12-7-17, if within a Common Development)
- Wastewater personnel installing on-site systems (includes septic tank excavation and drain fields)
- Well drilling personnel (includes directional boring equipment operators)
- Plumbers and electricians (will require certification if conducting a land disturbing activity within a permitted project site).
- Erosion control installation personnel. Other personnel involved in land disturbing activities acting as a subcontractor.
What if I already attended a Level IA Fundamentals Seminar?
If you are working in a subcontractor capacity and possess a Level IA certification you are not required to take the Subcontractor Awareness Seminar, but you will need to keep your Level 1A (Blue Card) Certification up to date.
Please call our office at 678-469-5120 or fill out the below form to check for class availability