Before registering for the accelerated OSTDS courses, you must submit your certification application to the state health office (see forms below).
All materials below are in Portable Document format (pdf) and are less than 10 mb in size, unless otherwise specified.
Application Process for Environmental Health Professional Certification
April 16, 2007 memo outlining the requirements for initial certification in OSTDS and in Food Hygiene.
HSES 10-012, Update to Applicable Sections of the Environmental Health Manual 150-4 and Standardization Tools
This memo includes instructions for the correct performance and recording of site evaluations and final inspections. A signed acknowledgement of these procedures is required for all certified health department staff.
The "print version" of the below documents are intended to reduce print costs. They are in black and white except for those documents where color is necessary to convey information.
ACT Day One: Onsite Wastewater Concepts, Materials, Regulations, and the Application Process (Master Contractor Part I)
ACT Day Two and Three: Introduction to Florida Soils and the Site Evaluation Process (Master Contractor Part II) (all are pdfs and open in a new window)
ACT Day Four and Five: Construction and Operating Permits, Contractor Registration and Enforcement (Master Contractor Part III)