Inspector Trainings

State rules require you to take the “Time of Transfer Inspector Training” workshop to become certified.


To qualify for the inspection course you MUST have; 
  1. Two years' experience operating, installing, inspecting, designing or maintaining private sewage disposal systems,           OR 
  2. Take the “Basics of Onsite Systems” class.
Before you attend the Time of Transfer Inspector Training workshop, you need to receive approval from the Iowa DNR.  Please follow the following steps:
  1. Click here to download the Inspector Training application packet.
  2. Complete the application packet, outlining your experience or provide proof of registration/attendance to the Basics of Onsite 101 workshop.
  3. Submit the packet to the IDNR: Iowa Dept of Natural Resources: Time of Transfer Inspector Certification: 502 E 9th St, Des Moines, IA  50319-0034 or Fax (515) 281-8895.
  4. Once you have received approval from the DNR, register for the Time of Transfer Inspector Training workshop.
If you have questions about time of transfer inspections or the requirements to become certified please call Daniel Olson, IDNR: (515)-725-8404 or e-mail daniel.olson@dnr.iowa.gov.

How to Register for a Workshop

You can register for the available workshops below by selecting the workshop you want and clicking "Register Now". We offer a CREDIT CARD payment option - When you select the "Credit Card" option, you will be automatically directed to DMACC Online Registration, where you will register and pay for the workshop online.

To view/print the full workshop schedule, click here.

A $25.00 walk-in fee will be charged to an individual who is not registered to attend a workshop.
This fee will need to be paid at check-in with the cost of the workshop.

Time of Transfer Inspector Training - Ankeny

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Thursday, November 1, 2018
DMACC-FFA Enrichment Center - Ankeny
This two-day workshop is designed for professionals working in the field of onsite wastewater treatment, dispersal, and maintenance. You must have an approval letter from the DNR before registering for this class.
» More Information     » Register Now!

Time of Transfer Inspector Training - Ankeny

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Thursday, April 4, 2019
DMACC-FFA Enrichment Center - Ankeny
This two-day workshop is designed for professionals working in the field of onsite wastewater treatment, dispersal, and maintenance. You must have an approval letter from the DNR before registering for this class.
» More Information     » Register Now!