2016 Workshops

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Commonly asked questions (.pdf)

View courses and register:

  • Online enrollment with credit card only, OR
  • Mail in form (.pdf) with check or purchase order

Calendar View - To enroll online, click on the course title, then "more details."

By Category - Click on the course title to enroll online.

2016 OSTP Course Descriptions (.pdf)

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Questions or Comments?

When to contact the MPCA:
MPCA SSTS staff can answer questions about your business license, professional certification, certification examinations, state rule interpretation, local ordinance assistance, and business complaints. Phone: 800-657-3864 or 651-757-2201 or email ssts-info.pca@state.mn.us.

When to contact the OSTP:
OSTP staff can answer questions about workshops, publications, soils, design forms, research, small community issues, and technical assistance. Phone: 800-322-8642 or email septic@umn.edu.

Late fees, Substitutions, and Cancellation Policies

If you enroll after the course deadline, a mandatory $45 late fee will be automatically added to your workshop price. A $20 substitution or transfer fee will be charged for each change to the enrollment.

Substitutions, transfers, or cancellations must be received in writing by OSTP staff one business day prior to the workshop.  Partial refunds are only issued for cancellations received in writing before the workshop begins. All refunds will be made in the manner as payment minus a $30 cancellation fee.

Checks returned by the bank will incur a 30.00 fee.

In the rare event that a course is cancelled, OSTP will issue a full refund. Courses are not cancelled due to inclement weather.

Attendance is required at all sessions of each workshop to receive a Certificate of Attendance. OSTP will forward your attendance certificate to the MPCA.