(225 ILCS 230/1007) (from Ch. 111, par. 7857)
    Sec. 1007. Qualifications. Every solid waste site operator certified by the Agency shall be capable of performing his duties without endangering the public health or the environment and without violating the requirements applicable to operation of sanitary landfills; shall be able to read and write English; shall produce evidence acceptable to the Agency as to his ability to maintain and operate properly the structures and equipment entrusted to his care; and shall satisfactorily demonstrate to the Agency a practical working knowledge of the design, operation, and maintenance of sanitary landfills appropriate to the classification for which certification is sought. In addition, persons shall be certified as Class "A" or Class "B" based on level of competency determined by examination and in accordance with educational and experience levels as follows:
    (a) Class "A" Certificates.
        (1) Graduation from high school or equivalent and not
    
less than 2 years of acceptable study, training, and responsible experience in sanitary landfill operation or management, or not less than 7 years of acceptable study training and responsible experience in operation or management of earth moving equipment; or
        (2) Grammar school completion or equivalent and not
    
less than 15 years of acceptable study, training, and responsible experience in sanitary landfill operation or management.
    (b) Class "B" Certificates.
        (1) Graduation from high school or equivalent and not
    
less than 6 months of acceptable study, training, and responsible experience in sanitary landfill operation or management, or not less than 3 years of acceptable study training and responsible experience in operation or management of earth moving equipment; or
        (2) Grammar school completion or equivalent and not
    
less than 5 years of acceptable study, training, and responsible experience in sanitary landfill operation or management.
(Source: P.A. 86-1363.)