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Rule 316 Training

Maricopa County Rule 316; Section 309 requires that a site superintendent or other designated on-site representative of the permit holder present on sites that have a rated or permitted capacity of 25 tons per hour or with five acres or more of disturbed surface area shall have successfully completed the Comprehensive Dust Control Training class, as described in Section 309.1-309.6 of the same rule.


Maricopa County Rule 316; Section 310 requires that a site superintendent or other designated on-site representative of the permit holder, water truck and water-pull drivers at any site that has more than one acre of disturbed area that is subject to a permit under this rule shall have successfully completed the Basic Dust Control Training class, as described in Section 310.1-310.2 of the same rule.


Maricopa County Rule 316; Section 309.4 requires that any site of five acres or more of disturbed surface area subject to a permit under this rule shall, at all times during primary dust-generating operations related to the purposes for which the Dust Control permit was obtained, have on site at least one individual designated by the permit holder as a Dust Control Technician. The Dust Control Technician shall have successfully completed the Comprehensive Dust Control Training class and meet the qualifications, as described in Section 309.1-309.6 of the same rule.


Click here to view Rule 316 Dust Control Training class schedule.


Please call (602) 372-1467 or contact us via email at AQDustComplianceTraining@mail.maricopa.gov to reserve a space in one of these classes. Email is the preferred method of contact. Requests must be made one week prior to the desired class date, to allow sufficient time for enrollment and billing. Class capacity is 40 attendees. Class schedule is subject to change, and classes may be added or canceled, as necessary.


All classes are to be held at 1001 N Central Ave, Suite 900, Phoenix 85004. Basic classes are approximately 3 hours in length, with a class fee of $50. Comprehensive classes are approximately 5.5 hours in length, with a class fee of $125. Credit card payments and company checks will be accepted on-site on the day of the class, in the first floor lobby from 8am until 8:30am. Checks should be made payable to "Maricopa County Air Quality Department" or "MCAQD". Applications can be mailed and dropped off to our main office at 1001 North Central Avenue, Suite 125, Phoenix, AZ 85004 or hand delivered to the One Stop Shop at 501 North 44th Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Attendees should allow for up to an additional half hour beyond the approximated class time.


Unless otherwise stated, the agenda for the 316 Comprehensive class will be as follows:

(*times are approximate*)

  • 8:00am - 08:30am: Registration & Payments in First Floor Lobby
  • 8:30am - 11:30am: Comprehensive Dust Control Training
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm: Lunch Break for Comprehensive Class Attendees
  • 12:30pm - 03:00pm: Comprehensive Dust Control Training

Unless otherwise stated, the agenda for the 316 Basic class will be as follows:

(*times are approximate*)

  • 8:00am - 08:30am: Registration & Payments in First Floor Lobby
  • 8:30am - 11:30am: Basic Dust Control Training

Parking Information:


Parking Is Limited. Please Share A Ride If Possible.
Just east of the building, there is a parking garage. You may park on the roof of the parking garage, on either of the two uncovered levels. Please do not park in the visitor parking spaces; these spaces are limited for 2 hour parking. There is additional on-street parking along 1st Street & Portland Street, to the north and east of the building.


If you are unable to attend please notify us through our voice mail line: (602) 372-1467, or via email: aqdustcompliancetraining@mail.maricopa.gov


Certification Applicability:


  Water Truck
&
Water-Pull Drivers


(Any site)
Site Superintendent or
Designated On-site
Representative


(Site > 1 acre disturbed
surface area, but < 5 acres)
Dust Control Coordinator

(Site ≥ 5 acres
disturbed surface area)
Site subject to a
permit under
Rule 310
310 Basic*
OR
316 Basic
310 Basic* 310 Comprehensive

*Individuals subject to a Rule 310 Basic Dust Control Training certification, as per the chart above, shall satisfy such Basic certification requirement when in possession of a Rule 310 Comprehensive Dust Control Training certification.