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VA Dept of Environmental Quality

VA Dept of Environmental Quality

Attention:

Revised ESC exam content outlines effective December 1, 2021. Review the outlines that match your exam date. Please note that the ESC Program Administrator exam has been shortened by time and number of questions. Please see candidate information booklet for more information.

This page contains specific exam information about the Department of Environmental Quality’s Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Management certification programs.

Register for your next exam, find test information, or download handbooks/applications/forms from this page.

On-base test centers

The VA Dept of Environmental Quality exams are now available at select Pearson VUE test centers on US Military installations across the globe. Service members, Dependents and contractors with authorized base access who want to gain the VA DEQ certification from their duty station or assignment in another state, or deployed overseas will have the option to take their exams without having to return to Virginia to test. To locate a Pearson VUE testing center, visit the VA DEQ landing page and select the "Find an on-base test center" link on the lower right-hand side of the page.

Examination scheduling information

Please VERIFY that you have created your web account with your LEGAL name as it appears on your government-issued ID and that your personal information is CORRECT. Contact Pearson VUE immediately to correct the spelling of your name or update your personal information if you notice any errors. It is very important that this information is correct, as it will appear as it was entered on the documentation provided to you after you have completed the exam, as well as on any reports to your licensing agency.

Appointments may be made up to one calendar day prior to the day you wish to test, subject to availability. You may schedule your exam online or over the phone by contacting customer service.

Available downloads

Downloads Stock number Format Size
Candidate Information Booklet 945300 PDF 750 KB
Content Outlines 945302 PDF 129 KB
ESL Accommodation Request Form 945303 PDF 45 KB
Registration Guide 945304 PDF 523 KB
How to prepare for the exam tips 945311 PDF 271 KB
Last updated 2021-10-28