California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

LEA & Facility Operator Training

Recognized Provider for Continuing Education

CalRecycle is partnering with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to provide training for Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) (Adobe PDF, 231 KB) that meets the continuing education requirement for certification in California. CalRecycle is one of many organizations, including local colleges, universities, professional organizations, etc., accredited by CDPH to review courses.

Becoming a Recognized Provider

Any organization or individual that desires to award continuing education credit for the REHS certification must be approved as a Recognized Provider by an accredited organization such as CalRecycle. As an Accreditation Agency, CalRecycle approves and monitors course providers and accredits their courses per the regulations.

If you are interested in becoming a Recognized Provider for solid waste related training, please download the application package (Adobe PDF, 167 KB | MS Word, 121 KB) and follow submittal instructions. Questions? Contact Melissa Parker.

Continuing Education Requirements for LEAs

Local enforcement agencies (LEA) must meet certain training requirements to maintain their LEA certification per CCR Title 14, Section 18075. Many certified LEAs are also REHS and as such, impacted by the continuing education requirements. For questions regarding REHS continuing education visit CDPH frequently asked questions (Adobe PDF, 231 KB).

CalRecycle is also a recognized provider and continuing education is available for many CalRecycle trainings. Credits for each class are listed on the LEA Training Schedule.

Last updated: March 26, 2010
LEA Training, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/LEA/Training/
Donnaye Palmer: Donnaye.Palmer@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6321