Pipeline assessment program requires recertification every three years.


As underground infrastructure assessment professionals, you must keep your knowledge fresh and stay current on all coding updates if you want to provide the best possible service.

Completing NASSCO’s Pipeline Assessment Certification Program is an important part of your inspection training, but certification doesn’t last forever. To maintain PACP certification status, individuals must become recertified every three years.

We do our best to keep certified individuals informed of these upcoming recertification deadlines by sending out email reminders in the months leading up to the expiration of your PACP certification. If your email or other contact information changes, however, there is no way for us to keep you informed. Therefore, it is important that you keep us updated with your current contact information so we can help you keep track of these important deadlines, as well as to keep your information accurate in the NASSCO database.

Related: NASSCO Corner: Time to Recertify?

Getting recertified in PACP provides an opportunity to help you succeed and ensure we all work with the same information, which is of critical importance to NASSCO’s mission to set standards for the assessment, maintenance and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure.

PACP recertification can be accomplished in one of three ways:

  1. Participate in a one-day recertification course with a PACP trainer;
  2. Attend the complete two-day PACP course for a comprehensive refresher; or
  3. Complete the recertification course online (available late summer 2016).

To help PACP-certified professionals maintain their certification, NASSCO provides a one-year grace period after expiration to become recertified. While this may not be practical for operators who cannot afford a lapse in their certification, it does help engineers, reviewers and others who need to be recertified but would not be impacted by not being certified during this period.

Related: NASSCO Corner: Taking the Challenge

If you don’t get recertified within that one-year window, however, you will be required to complete the comprehensive, two-day PACP course as if you were a brand-new user. This means that the one-day course with a PACP trainer and online recertification courses will not be options after your certification has lapsed for a year or more.

The PACP recertification program is the best way to keep your knowledge and skills finely tuned and up to date, to support your career and help keep our underground infrastructure healthy.

For questions about PACP’s recertification requirements or to sign up for an upcoming class, please visit nassco.org.

Related: NASSCO Corner: PACP Preview

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PACP TRAINING

August 9-11 Ontario, CA (Los Angeles area)
Includes Manholes and Laterals!
A limited number of PACP Recertification seats available. Contact Marilyn Shepard for more information or to register: 916/899-8961 or email mshepard1@hotmail.com

August 10-12 Santa Clara, CA
Includes Manholes and Laterals!
Recertifications Welcome
Trainer: Brandon Conley
Contact Ashley Groves for more information or to register: 248/349-0904 or email pacp@dohenycompanies.com

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August 15 San Francisco, CA
One-Day Recertification Course
Trainer: Brandon Conley
Contact Ashley Groves for more information or to register: 248/349-0904 or email pacp@dohenycompanies.com

August 15-17 Ventura, CA
Includes Manholes and Laterals!
A limited number of PACP Recertification seats available.
Contact Marilyn Shepard for more information or to register: 916/899-8961 or email mshepard1@hotmail.com

August 16 Marriottsville, MD
PACP User Recertification
Trainer: Ted DeBoda
Contact Dawn Jaworski for more information or to register: 410/442-7473 or email dawn@nassco.org

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August 16-17 Canyonville, OR
PACP Only
Recertifications Welcome
Trainer: William Strait
Contact William Strait for more information or to register: 541/504-5073 or email bill.strait@ci.redmond.or.us

August 16-18 San Francisco, CA
Includes Manholes and Laterals!
Recertifications Welcome
Trainer: Brandon Conley
Contact Ashley Groves for more information or to register: 248/349-0904 or email pacp@dohenycompanies.com

August 16-18 Conyers, GA
Includes Manhole and Laterals!
Recertifications Welcome
Contact John Jones for more information or to register: 404/431-5584 or email plumblineconsultant@gmail.com

August 17-19 Seattle, WA
Includes Manholes and Laterals! (if desired)
PACP Recertification seats available
Contact John Jurgens for more information, register or discuss in-house training: 425/487-3325 or email nodig@aol.com

August 23-25 Roseville, CA (Sacramento area)
Includes Manholes and Laterals!
A limited number of PACP Recertification seats available.
Contact Marilyn Shepard for more information or to register: 916/899-8961 or email mshepard1@hotmail.com

August 26 Seattle, WA
One-Day PACP User Recertification
Contact John Jurgens for more information,
register or discuss in-house training:
425/487-3325 or email nodig@aol.com

August 30-September 1 Whitestown, IN
Includes Manholes and Laterals!
Recertifications Welcome
Trainer: Brandon Conley
Contact Ashley Groves for more information or to register: 248/349-0904 or email pacp@dohenycompanies.com

ITCP TRAINING (CIPP and Manhole)

August 9-11 Cincinnati, OH
Manhole Rehabilitation
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Day 1
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Day 2 Morning
Trainer: Tim Back
Contact Tim Back for more information: 513/253-8461 or email timbacktwo@gmail.com.

Cured-In-Place Pipe
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Day 2 Afternoon
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Day 3
Trainer: Gerry Muenchmeyer
Contact Gerry Muenchmeyer for more information: 252/626-9930 or email gerry@muenchmeyerassoc.com.
Courses can be taken individually or together in 3 days!


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