ASTM E1527 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for Commercial Real Estate -- eLearning Course

    Price: $1299

    About the Course

    Now you can learn how to conduct a Phase I ESA at your own pace and at your convenience using this online self-study course.

    This online version of ASTM's E1527 in-person course is taught by the same instructors who teach the live course and was created specifically to offer an equivalent learning experience. It is in full compliance with the latest 2013 version of the ASTM E1527 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment standard.

    Topics Include

    The course covers all areas of a Phase I ESA in 12 easy-to-follow learning modules. Users may go through the modules at their own pace, but should expect to spend approximately 60-90 minutes per module.

    Each module includes:

    • Module overview
    • Reading from the E1527 standard
    • Narrated presentation with illustrated slides
    • Quiz

    Many modules include case studies and interactive lessons. The final module is a case study that takes a user step-by-step through a real-life project that includes a database report, aerials, Sanborns, city directories, interviews, site visit discoveries and additional information.

    A Certificate of Completion is available to users who complete each module and score 80% or better on the quizzes.

    Course Outline

    Learning Modules

    • Introduction
    • Terminology, Definitions
    • RECs
    • Government Records
    • Historical Research
    • The Site Reconnaissance
    • Interviews
    • Deviations, Limitations, Data Gaps
    • Findings, Opinions, Conclusions
    • Report Preparation
    • Continuing Obligations
    • Case Study

    Features numerous case study tools, including maps, databases, photos, directories and more!

    Certificate and CEUs

    CEUs: 2.1

    Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.


    1 year online subscription for a Single User Only via username/password. Requires internet access.

    For pricing for Multi-User access or for more information, please contact sales here or call 1-877-909-ASTM.

    About ASTM and Sponsoring Committee

    ASTM standards have grown to be among the world's most widely used and accepted documents. Recognizing the need for authoritative site assessment standards, ASTM pulled together environmental professionals, real estate and insurance professionals, lawyers, and government representatives. These members of ASTM Committee E50 and its Subcommittee E50.02 on Commercial Real Estate Transactions developed the standard upon which this course is based. For more information on Committee E50 go to our E50 technical committee page.

    Praise for the Course

    Praise from recent users:

    "... a great and very informative course."

    "This course was very 'hands-on', which contributed to my learning of the Phase I ESA process. I like the real-life examples/situations."

    "Great resource."

    "Thought it was great and learned a lot."

    "Effective teaching methods. I like the interactive examples to explain what is/isn't a REC."

    "The course is very useful for every beginner in environmental field. It covers all basic important information!"

    Technology Requirements

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