RAINWATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS

With an increasing number of residential, commercial, and industrial rainwater and stormwater systems being installed, rainwater catchment and stormwater harvesting professionals are in demand. Show clients, employers, and AHJs that you are among the most qualified and knowledgeable professionals in the field with ASSE 21000 Certifications.

ASSE 21000 Certification for Installers (21110), Designers (21120), and Inspectors (21130) demonstrates expertise, professionalism, and dedication, and raise the bar for personnel who install, design, and inspect these important and evolving systems. The practices taught by ASSE approved training providers will result in more efficiently designed systems that are properly installed, which in turn can help save in energy costs. With ASSE 21000 Certification, you will be helping to lessen our footprint on the environment.

ASSE Rainwater Systems Certifications meet the challenge of a sound and defensible credential program based on voluntary, industry consensus standards.


ASSE 21000
ASSE 21110 Rainwater Catchment Systems Installer Certification

Who is this certification for?

  • Applies to individuals who install rainwater catchment systems.

How do you become certified?

  • A minimum of three years documented practical experience in installing rainwater catchment, plumbing, piping, irrigation, or related piping systems.
  • 16-hour training course encompassing ASSE Standard 21110 (Rainwater Catchment Systems Installers) and ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 63-2013: Rainwater Catchment Systems.
  • 50-question written exam covering ASSE Standard 21110, ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 63-2013, and general piping installation knowledge.

ASSE 21120 Rainwater Catchment Systems Designer Certification

Who is this certification for?

  • Applies to individuals who design, plan, specify, and perform calculations for rainwater catchment systems.

How do you become certified?

  • A minimum of two years of experience in rainwater catchment, plumbing, piping, irrigation, or a related industry field or profession.
  • 16-hour training course encompassing ASSE Standard 21120 (Rainwater Catchment Systems Designers) and ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 63-2013: Rainwater Catchment Systems.
  • 100-question written exam covering ASSE Standard 21120 and ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 63-2013.

ASSE 21130 Rainwater and Stormwater Catchment Systems Inspector Certification

Who is this certification for?

  • Applies to individuals who inspect rainwater and/or stormwater catchment systems.

How do you become certified?

  • A minimum of two years of experience in rainwater catchment, plumbing, piping, inspection, irrigation, or a related industry field or profession.
  • 8-hour training course encompassing ASSE Standard 21130 (Inspectors of Rainwater and Stormwater Catchment Systems), ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 63-2013: Rainwater Catchment Systems, and ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 78-2015: Stormwater Harvesting System Design for Direct End-Use Applications.
  • 50-question written exam covering ASSE Standard 21130, ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 63-2013, and ARCSA/ASPE/ANSI 78-2015.

Certifications

  • ASSE 21110 Rainwater Catchment Systems Installer
  • ASSE 21120 Rainwater Catchment Systems Designer
  • ASSE 21130 Rainwater and Stormwater Catchment Systems Inspector

About the Program

  • Nationally recognized third-party certification
  • Maintains all certification records
  • Qualifications and approval of instructors/proctors overseen by ASSE
  • Quality and approval of training providers overseen by ASSE
  • Certified individuals and approved training providers listed on ASSE website

Resources

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Questions?

If you are interested in becoming an ASSE-accredited instructor and/or proctor, interested in having your school accredited, or interested in learning more about ASSE 21000 Certifications, please contact the ASSE International Professional Certifications Coordinator at janice.mcnellis@asse-plumbing.org.


 

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