Compliance

National Enforcement Training Institute (NETI) eLearning Center

The NETI eLearning Center, NETI’s Adobe Connect-based Learning Management System, provides online eLearning, live webinar, and classroom training opportunities to environmental enforcement personnel (including government inspectors, the legal community, and investigators) in federal, state, tribal and local governments.

Training for Federal, State, and Tribal Governments Personnel

NETI eLearning Center Account Registration

Instructions to register for a NETI eLearning Center Account 

EPA personnel may use their Adobe Connect user ID (EPA email address) and password to access the NETI eLearning Center Training Catalog. Obtain or reset your password.

Federal (non-EPA), state, local, and tribal personnel may register for a NETI eLearning Center account to access the Training Catalog.

Available Courses

Training for the Public and the Regulated Community

  • On-Demand eLearning Training Courses

    Financial Model Training

    • Basic ABEL Training (CST101W)
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    • INDIPAY Training (CST114W)
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    • Intermediate ABEL Training
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    • Advanced BEN Training (CST306W)
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    • Introduction to the Economic Benefit Model (BEN)
      This course will enable users with little or no economic background to use the BEN enforcement economic model in calculating the economic benefit portion of the penalty in enforcement cases. The course consists of three modules: Module 1 introduces the user to the basic concept of economic benefits it fits into EPA’s penalty approach; Module 2 is an introduction to the financial theory and concepts necessary to use the BEN enforcement economic model: and Module 3 is an introduction in how to use the BEN enforcement economic model. (Please note: that these modules are not interactive, but students can run the BEN model at the same time as the course if they want to work through the in-class exercise in Module 3.) 
    • Ethics of Environmental Enforcement
      This course, offered by Project ENCRIPT of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) will identify the ways in which unethical behaviors, by white collar criminals, might affect the course of an inspection or an investigation. The course objective are to: define ethics as it is related to the environmental enforcement professional, understand the concept of environmental justice, understand the difference between ethics and morals, understand the ethical issues for the environmental enforcement professional.
      Register at: LEMIT website

    Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) Training Modules

    • Gaining Access to ICIS: The online training module to provide step-by-step instructions on accessing the ICIS.  ICIS is a secure system only available to EPA and state users.
    • Roles & Responsibilities of a Regional System Administrator: The online training module to provide information on the roles and responsibilities of an ICIS Regional System Administrator.
    • ICIS Navigation & Searching Techniques: The online training module to provide instructions on the use of navigation tools available in the ICIS database.
    • ICIS Module 1 Adding a Facility: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add a facility into the ICIS database.
    • ICIS Module 2 Adding a Permit: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add an NPDES permit into the ICIS database. The various types of permits are discussed in detail.
    • ICIS Module 3 Compliance Monitoring - State: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add a State inspection into the ICIS database.
    • ICIS Module 4 Informal Enforcement Action: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on how to add an informal enforcement actions into the ICIS database.
    • ICIS Module 5 Permit Tracking Events: Online training module to instruct ICIS users on the use of permit tracking events for ICIS-NPDES users. Detailed discussion on which permit tracking events are automatically or manually generated by the user.
    • ICIS Module 6 Search Enforcement Actions: Online training module that instructs ICIS user on how to search for an enforcement action record into the ICIS database.
    • ICIS Module 7 Single Event Violations: Online training module that instructs ICIS users on the definition of single event violations and how to enter the violations into the ICIS database.
    • Reports Training Module: Online training module to instruct participants on preparing an inspection report.
    • Preparing to Enter A Permit: Online training module to instruct participants on entering a permit.  This module is very helpful if this is your first time entering a permit.
    • ICIS Air Training ModulesThis course contains six ICIS-Air online training modules. These training modules provide EPA’s headquarters, regional, delegated agency, and Local Control Region (LCON) staff with an introduction of best practices and tools used to manage data entry in the ICIS-Air application.  This course is available to all ICIS users in state, local, and tribal environmental agencies, as well as users in the private sector. Additional modules will be available in the near future.  No certificate is offered for these modules.

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