CDOT requires any individual designated on the Erosion Control Management (ECM) team to hold a valid CDOT Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor (TECS) Certification on CDOT projects holding a CDPS-SCP. The certification is comprised of 2, one-day courses and must be kept current while performing duties as a ECM. Per
specification 208.03(c): All ECM staff shall have working knowledge and experience in construction, and shall have successfully completed the Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor (TECS) Certificate Training as provided by the Department.
Class 1 of the TECS training is in a classroom
setting and is delivered by instructors using:
Class 2 of TECS training is conducted outdoors at
the CDOT BMP Field Academy, adjacent to CDOT Headquarters in Denver.
This training is comprised of field activities that include:
Successful completion of both classes are required for the TECS certification. Class 1
(classroom) must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in Class 2
(field). Class 2 must be taken within 12 months of taking Class 1, or
Class 1 must be repeated.
Successful participation and completion of the TECS classes,
including passing an exam at the end of each class, is required to be a
certified TECS. Successful participation and completion includes
attendance, completion of class assignments and a passing score on the
exams given at the end of each class.