Training Schedule

For a complete list of courses available through the California Air Resources Board Training Program please visit the CARB training website.

Dust Control Training, Regulation VIII – Fugitive PM10 Prohibitions

Course dates, Registration information, and Hosting Office information is available on the Course Announcement.

Who Should Attend?

A key individual who represents an owner or operator of a construction project or any person who prepares a Dust Control Plan in accordance with Section of Rule 8021 – Construction, Demolition, Excavation, Extraction, and Other Earthmoving Activities.


This three-hour course presents the District’s fugitive PM10 prohibitions and explains how Regulation VIII applies to the construction industry. Students participating with this course will learn about the basic health effects of PM10; what the different BACM (“Best Available Control Measures”) are for controlling visible dust and PM10 emissions at construction sites; and understand the administrative requirements described in the rules, including Dust Control Plans, Construction Notification, and record keeping.

This course is required for anyone who prepares and submits a Dust Control Plan to the District in accordance with section 6.3 of Rule 8021 – Construction, Demolition, Excavation, Extraction, and Other Earthmoving Activities or anyone who implements a Dust Control Plan at the construction site. Dust Control Plans are required for construction projects that involve:

  • Residential developments which include ten or more acres of disturbed surface area,
  • Non-residential developments which include five or more acres of disturbed surface area, or
  • Moving, deposition, or relocating more than 2,500 cubic yards per day of bulk materials on at least three days of the project.
Gasoline Dispensing Facility Tester Certification Orientation Course

Dates & Times

  • All Classes Start at 9am
  • December 13, 2023
  • March 13, 2024
  • June 12, 2024
  • September 11, 2024
  • December 11, 2024
  • March 12, 2025

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who conduct gasoline vapor recovery system performance testing in accordance with District Rules 4621 and 4622, California Air Resources Board executive orders, hold a current ICC Certification for Vapor Recovery System Testing and Repair and wish to have their tests accepted by the District.


Subjects covered include: California Air Resources Board test procedures 201.1B, 201.1C/D, 201.3/3B, 201.4, 201.5, and 201.6C; test procedures included in specific executive orders; proper testing equipment and calibration; and District Rule 1177, 4621 and 4622 requirements for testing notification, reporting, and results. Upon completion of the course, participants will be issued cards verifying course completion.

How to Register

Please submit the required Course Application to Gasoline Vapor Recovery Compliance either by mail at San Joaquin Valley APCD, ATTN GDF Tester Certification, 1990 E. Gettysburg Ave, Fresno, CA 93726, or by email at Payment must be received prior to attending the course.

Visible Emissions Evaluation (VEE) Certification Training