2020 Workshops

View the entire 2020 Onsite Sewage Treatment Program Brochure (.pdf)
2020 Course Descriptions (.pdf)

2019 Workshops

View the entire 2019 Onsite Sewage Treatment Program Brochure (.pdf)
2019 Course Descriptions (.pdf)

To make any disability-related accommodations, please contact us at (800) 322-8642 or septic@umn.edu

Commonly asked questions (.pdf)

View courses and register:

  • Online enrollment with credit card only, OR Mail in the form below with a check or purchase order:

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

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

2020 Enrollment Form (.pdf)
2019 Enrollment Form (.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.

For questions about direct or related continuing education credits contact MPCA SSTS Licensing & Certification staff, Jane Seaver, at Jane.Seaver@state.mn.us or 651-757-2711.

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. 

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.