IECA Education

Enhance Your Knowledge

Explore IECA's educational opportunities from online learning, regional & international events, and on location training. IECA's peer reviewed education program is one of the best in the industry, providing something for everyone with courses taught by industry experts for industry professionals. IECA offers four educational tracks: erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, wetland, stream bank, and shoreline restoration and MS4 management.

IECA on Location

Learn from industry experts! IECA on Location offers formal on-site training from faculty instructors. IECA faculty members will travel to your business to provide hands-on, classroom training. IECA on Location courses can be private or public to our organization. If your training is public, we will post it on our website and inform the local IECA chapter, as well as post it on our calendar of events. If the training is private, we will keep your training a private matter.

IECA’s eLearning

IECA eLearning houses over 100 courses ranging from recorded IECA webinars, online courses and vendor webinars to package deals and currently hot topics in the industry. After completion of any course eligible for continuing education credit, you may print off a certificate.

IECA Webinars & Short Courses

IECA's Webinar series offers webinars and/or short courses each month taught by subject matter experts for industry professionals. Webinars are usually one hour in length and worth 1 Professional Development Hour. Short Courses are usually three hours in length and worth 3 Professional Development Hours. Customized web training is also available.

IECA Events

IECA offers a variety of events throughout the year including Roadshows across the USA/Canada, the Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference in the Southeast, and the IECA Annual Conference, Environmental Connection. In addition, local chapters run events throughout the year.


The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is now approved as an authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and may offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards, internationally recognized as good standards of practice.

IECA Education Tracks

The International Erosion Control Association offers four educational tracks to help individuals focus on industry-specific categories. These tracks are used in all educational offerings. IECA's Educational Tracks Committee is comprised of IECA members who have expertise in certain areas of erosion, sediment control and stormwater management. Each Educational Track aims to enhance the quality of IECA's educational offerings and to assist members in finding answers to their technical questions.

Become a Presenter

Throughout the year IECA offers industry experts a range of opportunities to present from online education to regional events and the Annual International Conference there is always something going on.

IECA Certificate

IECA has launched a new education certificate portal to give you access to the education you’ve taken through IECA. Now, you can now download your certificates for IECA events, print your IECA transcript, search for future IECA events and submit your own credit for courses you have taken outside of IECA. To access select your profile, and click on the “claim credit” tab.

IECA is the foremost organization for those involved in or concerned about soil erosion control. Membership (in IECA) tells others you take erosion control seriously and you want to help make a difference.

Scott Velting, CPESC, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA