Level 2 Watercraft Decontamination Training

The DNR training does not provide instructions on how to protect your watercraft inspectors from COVID-19, and we make no representations that watercraft inspections are compatible with social distancing and other public health guidelines. You are responsible for complying with all applicable executive orders and safety protocols from the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control.

Welcome to the level 2 watercraft decontamination training for the 2021-watercraft inspection season. Please note that this training format is subject to change as Minnesota Department of Health guidelines change. Below is a set of instructions for completing the training that is required to become a Level 2 in 2021. Please note this training is only applicable to staff that were Level 2 certified during the 2020 season. Please take your time and read carefully the steps below to complete the training. You can begin decontamination work once your program supervisor has received your level 2 authorization from the DNR.


You are required to complete all steps listed below to be authorized as a Level 2 Watercraft Inspector for the 2021 watercraft inspection season. If you have questions relating to the content in the videos. Please contact DNR Watercraft Inspection Training staff (contact list below). If you have technical difficulties, please contact your supervisor.

Returning Level 2 Inspectors (Must have been authorized as a Level 2 in 2020)

  1. Complete Level 1 Online Watercraft Inspection Training (This is required prior to taking Level 2 Training)
  2. Watch the Decontamination Video
  3. Read the Watercraft Decontamination Manual
  4. Complete the watercraft decontamination exam (you may use your manual)
  5. Contact your supervisor and notify them that you have finished


DEMONSTRATION VIDEO: Watercraft Decontamination

Level 2 Exam

Level 2 exam

Reference Documents