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Environmental Remediation Tech


Environmental Remediation Technician

Accelerated Job Training,
Professional Development

Offered through Accelerated Job Training

@ Forest Park | Off-Site

St. Louis Community College, in partnership with Saint Louis University’s College of Public Health and Social Justice, Center for Environmental Education and Training, is offering a no-cost six-week training program for those interested in a career in environmental remediation.

Information Sessions

Join us any Thursday to learn more about the Environmental Remediation Technician training program and to start the enrollment process.


Dates: Every Thursday
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: 5460 Highland Park building, St. Louis Community College Forest Park Park in Lot E, then walk across street to Highland Park building. Sessions held in classroom near front door.

Looking for hands-on work with competitive pay?

Learn to assess and clean up contaminated properties in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, as well as other remediation sites nationwide. Coursework in ecosystem restoration is also included to ensure you are able to tap into the emerging “green jobs” market.

In six weeks, earn 20 valuable certifications.

The Environmental Remediation Technician program prepares you with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely work in the abatement and remediation of asbestos, lead and other hazardous materials. Coursework meets the needs of employers in the St. Louis metropolitan area so you can pursue a career in the environmental remediation industry and maintain a living wage. The core curriculum focuses on the skills critical for entry-level work in the field with training broken into various modules that prepare you for licenses and/or certification in Missouri and Illinois. These licenses and certifications are the key to successful job placement. The final module is a capstone course designed to reinforce important concepts and provide students with first-hand views of St. Louis area remediation sites.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • OSHA 10-Hour: Construction & Safety
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Asbestos Abatement Worker (MO/IL)
  • Lead Abatement Worker (MO/IL)
  • OSHA 7200, 7205, 7300, 7405, 7410
  • Lead Renovator, Repair and Painting
  • Mold Remediation
  • Radiation Worker
  • Innovative/Alternative Treatment Technologies
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Environmental Sampling & Monitoring
  • Storm Water Management
  • Underground Storage Tanks
  • Ecosystem Restoration
  • First Aid and CPR AED

Class Information

Upcoming classes:

2024: July 15 - August 23
2025: February 10 - March 21 and July 14 - August 22
2026: February 9 - March 16

6 weeks, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Salus Center - Saint Louis University

No-fee, high value training. All books and materials provided. Training consists of 234 hours of instruction, including several hours of “hands-on”. Field trips and site visits will be included in each training session at a date and time TBD during each class.


To be considered for this opportunity, you must attend an information session, complete an interview and meet the below prerequisites:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Current, valid driver’s license with reliable transportation
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Eligible for employment in U.S.
  • Pass drug test
  • Ideal candidates will have knowledge of, or experience in, construction to include rehabilitation work and do-it-yourself projects

Ready for more? Complete the following form to schedule the required information session and interview:

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