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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.  

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) Exitcreates 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.

CWA/NPDES National Technical Inspector Workshop

This Workshop provides a highly technical forum to train Clean Water Act (CWA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) inspectors. The format includes technical classroom sessions, hands on equipment training, and a series of field exercises with experienced inspectors. This Workshop is open to EPA, State and tribal inspectors at all experience levels and satisfies certain EPA Order 3500.1 refresher training requirements.