A combined Townsville Council, State Government, Commonweath and community base initiative to maintain and enhance
our healthy waterways in the coastal dry tropics.

Townsville City Council Erosion and Sediment Control 6 Day Course


Erosion and Sediment Control



Six Day Training course - Suitably Qualified Person - Click here to view or download the brochure

Coordinated by Townsville City Council, this course provides the necessary training to design, implement and assess Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (ESCP’s) in North Queensland. The course is accredited by Townsville City Council and if successfully completed, will provide a local certification number indicating they are a ‘Suitably Qualified Person’.

The next 6-day course will commence in May 2018 and will be held in 2 Modules:

Module 1: May 15,16,17
Module 2:June 12,13,14

Venue: Riverway Stadium - Top Floor - Follow the signage (an overview map can be found Please click here )

The Timetable for this year's training will be released shortly

Please click here for our registration form.

An additional training day will be held by Healthy Land and Water on the 18th of May or the 15th of June (date to be confirmed), this day will demonstrate High Efficiency Sediment Basins for Townsville - to express your interest for this Demonstration Day, please click here

Important documentation:

Please visit the Catchments and Creeks website to view or download the most up to date documentation. This includes the newly released "Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide for Builders"

In alignment with State Planning Policy 4/10 for Healthy Waters, all ESCP’s submitted to Townsville City Council as of the 1 March 2012 are required to be endorsed by a ‘Suitably Qualified Person’ quoting your accreditation number.

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