Updated January 13, 2017

Compliance Training Program

ARB's Compliance Training Program provides comprehensive training to air district inspectors, the regulated community and environmental professionals. Our mission is to protect public health and the environment by promoting the understanding of and full compliance with air pollution regulations and control methods to reduce air pollution emissions in California.





Training Program Information

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  • Purpose

      The purpose of ARB's Compliance Training Program is to provide comprehensive education
      about air pollution regulations and control methods designed to reduce air pollutant emissions
      in California. Our state has seen rapid changes in technology, legislation, and industrial
      processes over the last few years, requiring that our courses remain up to date, relevant, and
      cost-effective. By partnering with air districts, the regulated community and environmental
      professionals, we aim to achieve full regulatory compliance for a cleaner and more healthful

  • Our Classes

      Our course catalog represents a comprehensive list of nationally recognized classes, from
      introductory material for the entry-level professional to complex technical and regulatory
      classes for the more experienced specialist. We cover air pollution history, evaluation of
      visible emissions, analysis of industrial processes, theory and application of emission controls,
      waste stream reduction, and more. A wide variety of teaching tools are used, such as
      multimedia presentations, subject-matter guest speakers, hand-on classroom exercises,
      and off-site field visits to representative facilities.

  • Who Should Attend

      Our courses provide valuable and practical information for a wide range of environmental
      professionals who benefit from our training, including:

         Federal, state and local government and private environmental professionals
         Owners, managers, and staff from regulated industries
         Law enforcement and emergency response professionals
         Lawyers practicing in the environmental arena
         Environmental consultants

  • Your Certificate
    • How to Print Your Class Completion Certificate

      As a student, you can obtain your Class Completion Certificate for a completed class using
      your MyARBTraining account. The certificate is available for up to one year from the date
      of class completion. For instructions on how to obtain your certificate, please click on the
      link above.

  • Who Are We?

      Our instructors make up a uniquely qualified team of air pollution specialists and engineers
      with many combined years of experience in air quality management and diverse educational
      backgrounds. We are committed to providing first-rate compliance training and draw from
      our direct experience in stationary source permitting, compliance investigations, source
      testing, and regulatory enforcement, as well as our educational backgrounds, which include
      aeronautical science, biological science, business, chemical engineering, health science, law
      enforcement, toxicology, amongst others.
      Check back here for our instructor bios which will be posted soon!