A Level VI Inspection is a strict inspection standard that must be met for shipments of spent nuclear fuel, high-level radioactive waste and transuranic waste. Only commercial motor vehicle law enforcement personnel specially trained and certified by CVSA may conduct Level VI Inspections.
Students who attend and complete the course and pass the final exam with a score of 90% or above will receive a Level VI Certificate of Proficiency and will be certified and permitted to conduct Level VI Inspections.
This training course is offered under a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Class I Members
- Class II Local Members
- To attend this certification course, students must be certified in North American Standard Part A (driver) and Part B (vehicle) and general hazardous materials.
- To prepare for this certification course, it is strongly recommended that Level VI Train the Trainer students take the CVSA Class 7 Radioactive Materials Inspection for the Non-Level VI Inspector Course in advance. To access this online course, log into your CVSA member portal, click on “CVSA Learning” tab, then select “Hazmat.” If you need assistance navigating the portal, contact CVSA Learning Management System Specialist Wendy Smith.
- All attendees must sign the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease.
Jurisdictions are responsible for their staff’s travel, hotel accommodations and per diem. CVSA will provide training materials.
This in-person course is limited to 25 students.
Washington State Patrol Public Maintenance Division
8623 Armstrong RD SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
This course is offered Monday through Thursday, March 27-30. The schedule is as follows:
- Monday, March 27 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PDT
- Tuesday, March 28, to Thursday, March 30 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PDT
Appropriate dress for the training course is business casual.
There is no registration fee; however, registration is required.
When you click on the “REGISTER NOW” button below, you will be taken to your CVSA member portal where you will need to login to register. Once you’ve logged into your account, click on the “Events” section on the right side of the page and select “Level VI Certification Course – Tumwater, WA – March 27-30, 2023”
For assistance navigating the member portal, please view this informational video.
The registration deadline is Friday, March 3.
If you registered for this training course but will no longer be able to attend, please let us know. Contact CVSA Level VI Inspection Specialist Carlisle Smith at 202-998-1808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel and Hotel Information
Each attendee is responsible for their own airfare and hotel arrangements and expenses, and other travel expenses.
Airport and Transportation Information
- Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the closest airport to Tumwater, Washington. It’s approximately 50 miles (or one hour) from the training location.
- The airport has several transportation options, including rental car services.
Hotels in the area include:
Best Western Tumwater-Olympia Inn (approximately 4 miles)
5188 Capitol Blvd SE
Tumwater, WA 98501
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tumwater – Olympia (approximately 4 miles)
4600 Capitol Blvd SE
Tumwater, WA 98501
Hilton Garden Inn Olympia (approximately 6 miles)
2101 Henderson Park Ln SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Hampton Inn & Suites Olympia Lacey (approximately 9 miles)
4301 Martin Way E
Olympia, WA 98516
Point of Contact
Level VI Inspection Specialist
General CVSA Training Contact
Rules, Requirements and Policies
Events Health Policy
The health and safety of attendees at this training course are top priority. CVSA will follow federal and local guidelines, restrictions and requirements, and health and facility protocols, as appropriate, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.
Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease
Every individual registered for this course must sign the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease to attend this course. This is a requirement. Individuals who do not sign the waiver will not be permitted to attend this course.
Events Code of Conduct
CVSA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants. All participants, without exception, are expected to abide by this events code of conduct across any and all technologies used to execute a CVSA event whether in person or a virtual event. All participants must comply with the instructions of the host(s), moderator and CVSA staff. CVSA has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination or harassment by participants.
Examples of unacceptable behavior are:
- Unauthorized sharing of login credentials with another user, including unregistered users; any unregistered user found participating will be required to pay the full registration fee, including the late registration fee
- Recording, copying and/or sharing of any media, including screenshots
- Engaging in unsafe practices while participating in a virtual event, such as driving a car
- Harassment, disrespect, intimidation or discrimination in any form
- Verbal or written abuse of any participant, including, but not limited to, comments related to race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, etc.
- Sharing inappropriate, nude and/or sexual images
- Threatening or stalking a participant
To report an incident of unacceptable behavior, please contact CVSA Executive Director Collin Mooney or CVSA Deputy Executive Director Adrienne Gildea. CVSA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior. CVSA may also, at its discretion, prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.
Consent to Multimedia Use
Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities – in-person or virtually – constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.
By registering and attending the event, an attendee may participate or contribute to discussions regarding the Standards and CVSA Materials (“work product”) and hereby acknowledges that it is their intent and understanding that the intellectual property, including copyright in and to the work product, and all derivative works and/or any modifications and variations of the work product, did, does and will vest solely in CVSA. To the extent that an attendee contributes to the work product during the event, they do not claim any ownership in the work product and instead hereby completely assign any and all copyrights and any other intellectual property rights in their contributions to CVSA.