TOOLS FOR TRAINERS

 

 

1. OVERVIEW

2. NEEDS ASSESSMENT

a. Why Conduct a Needs Assessment

b. Latest Needs Assessment Survey (Fiscal Years 2005-2006)

c. Latest Survey Results (Fiscal Year 2003)

 

 

3. TRAINING PLANS

a. Importance of Staff Development Plan

b. STAPPA/ALAPCO’s Training Plan

c. CARB’s Training Plan

d. Rutgers APC’s Training Plan

e. Links to other States (in progress)

f. Training Requirements for EPA Inspectors -- These training requirements for EPA inspectors can serve as guidance to state and local officials for training their inspectors.

 

g. Delaware's Training Plan

 

h. Iowa's Training Plan

 

4.      TRAINING PROVIDERS

a. List of Training Providers

b. Air Pollution Courses with Instructor Contact Information

c. Links to Providers sites

 

5.      EVALUATIONS

            a. Overview of what makes a good evaluation

            b. Examples of evaluation forms (in progress)

6.      HOW TO SECTION (in progress)

            a. How to track training (in progress)

 

            b. Role of Training coordinator (in progress)

            c. Job Descriptions of Training Coordinators (in progress)

            d. How to set-up Classes Onsite (in progress)

            e. EPA SOP Manual (in progress)

 

 

7.    APTI STUDENT MANUALS

  1. APTI 413 Control of Particulate Matter Emissions Student Manual (January 2000)
     

  2. APTI 415 Control of Gaseous Emissions Student Manual (January 2000)
     

  3. APTI 418 Control of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions Student Manual (September 2000)
     

  4. APTI 419b Preparation of Fine Particulate Emission Inventories Student Manual (June 2004)
     

  5. APTI 427 Combustion Source Evaluation Student Manual (June 2003)
     

  6. APTI 444 Air pollution Field Enforcement Student Manual (September 1999)
     

  7. APTI 445 Inspection of Particle Control Devices Student Manual (February 2003)
     

  8. APTI 446 Inspection Procedures and Safety Course Manual (June 1994)
     

  9. APTI 450 Source Sampling for Particulate Pollutants
    - Student Manual (1995)
    - Student Workbook
     

  10. APTI 452 Principles and Practices of Air Pollution Control Student Manual (July 2003)
     

  11. APTI 455 Inspection of Gas Control Devices and Selected Industries Student Manual (February 2003)
     

  12. APTI 482 Sources and Control of Volatile Organic Air Pollutants (November 2002)
     

  1. RESOURCES

            a. Site Coordinator Resource Center: This link takes you to EPA's web site that has helpful information for satellite downlink coordinators.
 

            b. MARAMA's Workshop and Meeting Manual -- Ed. 2 (January 2003): This is a detailed manual on setting up and running meetings of all types, including training. Pages 65-86 deal specifically with setting up courses with outside contractors. While some of this information is only applicable to MARAMA, others should find it useful.

 

            c. University of Tennessee's Air Pollution Control Training Video Catalog -- Videos are free for local, state and tribal air pollution control agencies.

           

            e. Presentation on Virginia DEQ's Office of Training Services

           

 

Note: For suggested changes to Tools for Trainers, please contact Amy Royden-Bloom of STAPPA/ALAPCO at aroyden-bloom@4cleanair.org

 

 


 

 

ols for Trainers, please contact Amy Royden-Bloom of STAPPA/ALAPCO at aroyden-bloom@4cleanair.org