Online, on-demand – Continuing education courses are included with INASEP membership, and are also available for individual purchase by non-members

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Online Professional Development Training

Continuing education is paramount in the rapidly developing environmental field. Professionals need to keep up-to-date with new knowledge, technology, regulations and standards, and approaches to best practices. 

INASEP’s online professional development training courses may qualify for continuing education credits with your employer or professional certification body. Once all modules of a course have been completed and the quizzes successfully passed, a Certificate of Completion will be provided in the Member’s name, detailing the number of training hours and the topic. 

Featured courses below are now available for registration. See below for a list of more courses currently in development. We are striving to deliver a comprehensive range of training courses for your professional development, and we thank you for your patience while the courses are being developed for online learning. If there are any courses that you would like expedited, let us know here!

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MEMBERS: Free - Non-Members: $47.00 USD - Multiple User Licensing Available! Contact for details!


The EnviroAware course provided through INASEP offers introductory environmental training on topics such as environmental impacts to land, air and water. This course is suitable as introductory level training for all employees and contractors, to assist with ensuring environmental due diligence in the workplace.

Coming August 2020!

Members: FREE - Non-members: $97 USD

PFAS – Introduction to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

The Introduction to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances online professional training course provides environmental professionals with relevant information about PFAS. Get informed about PFAS today! Topics include - What are PFAS and where do they come from? - PFAS Chemical and Physical Properties - Fate and Transport in the Environment - Treatment Options and Remediation Challenges

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Members: FREE - Non-members: $147 USD

Using Drones for Environmental Applications

The Using Drones for Environmental Applications professional development training course provides environmental professionals with information about aerial imagery basics, types of equipment, and how drones can be used to support environmental monitoring and management, including - Assessing and Monitoring Sensitive Areas and Species at Risk - Mapping and Modelling - Vegetation and Agricultural Assessment - Shoreline Monitoring - Tracking Remediation Projects - Pipeline Inspection, Oil and Gas Industry - Energy / Renewable Energy Management - Conducting Air and Water Sampling


Coming Soon! Members: FREE - Non-Members $197 USD

Groundwater – Characterization, Field Sampling and Monitoring Programs

The Groundwater - Introduction to Sampling professional development online training course provides environmental professionals with knowledge about: Groundwater's Role in the Water Cycle - Hydrogeology Basics - Planning Groundwater Sampling Events - Groundwater Level Measurement - Purging & Evacuating a Well From Stagnant Water - Low-Flow Purging & Sampling - Monitoring Field Parameters -Sample Collection Procedures -Equipment Decontamination - Quality Assurance and Control - Sample Handling, Chain of Custody & Shipping - Collection of Drinking Water Samples

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Courses in Development & Coming Soon


Groundwater – Characterization, Field Sampling and Monitoring Programs – COMING SOON!

Groundwater’s role in the water cycle – Hydrogeology basics – Planning groundwater sampling events – Groundwater level measurement – Purging and evacuating a well – Low-flow purging and sampling – Monitoring field parameters – Sample collection procedures – Equipment decontamination – Quality assurance and control – Sample handling, chain-of-custody and shipping – Collection of drinking water samples


Soil Characterization and Field Sampling

All about soil! – Soil types and classification standards – Soil ecosystems – Soil condition standards and regulation – Soil sampling best practices – Distribution, fate and transport of contaminants – Transformation, distribution and accumulation of contaminants – Organic & inorganic pollutants (hydrocarbons, metals, and others) – Microbial – Nanomaterials – Ecotoxicology of soils – Risk Assessment vs. Remediation


EnviroFundamentals – The Basics

Air – Land – Water – Ecosystems – Climate


EnviroFundamentals – Advanced


Soil Remediation Technologies and Strategies

Technologies for site remediation – Electroremediation – Excavation and removal – Soil flushing/washing – Stabilization – Asphalt batching – Vitrification – Composting & Biopiles – Phytoremediation – Best practices for remediation project teams – Sampling and Analysis Plans – Stakeholder consultation – Strategy documents – Consideration for property reuse


DNAPL (Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids) Contaminated Site Characterization


Groundwater Remediation Technologies and Strategies


Surface Water Characterization, Field Sampling and Monitoring Programs


Air Pollution – Sampling and Monitoring Programs


Industrial Hygiene and Health – Monitoring Programs


Technical Writing for Environmental Professionals


Spill Prevention, Contingency and Emergency Response Planning


Environmental Due Diligence for Property Investors and Developers


Species at Risk – Identification and Management Strategies


Invasive Species – Management Planning


Best Practices for the Management of Excess Soil


ISO14001 – Environmental Management Systems – Implementation and Self-Auditing


Introduction to Eco-Toxicity


Marine EcoToxicology (in Saltwater and Freshwater Environments)


Unexploded Ordnance and Chemical Weapons; Site Characterization, Field Sampling and Remediation Strategies


Best Practices for Managing Environmental Project Teams


Noise Pollution – Testing and Management Plans

Noise as a pollutant – Health impacts of noise – Regulatory guidance – Sound pressure levels, frequency and propogation – Sound levels – Monitoring point source noise – Monitoring transient noise – Noise control and management


Emergency Response – Hazardous Materials


Fire Toxicity


Environmental Forensics