Licensed Designers Program Training and Continuing Education

Every two years, an affidavit must be submitted with the Renewal application confirming completion of 12 continuing education credit hours, including 4 hours of soil related courses. The Department will provide sufficient training sessions to allow for fulfillment of the continuing education requirement. The Department may also recognize training provided by others as meeting this requirement. It is recommended that pre-approval be requested to ensure that training provided by others will be considered acceptable, if the course is not listed below.

Contact Information:
Graham Bradley 622-4129

Continuing Education - Frequently Asked Questions
Continuing Education Affidavit

Following is a list of approved training classes:

Upcoming Classes and Training
Date(s) Soil Credits Non-Soil Credits Description
5/16/2017 0 4

Vermont Rural Association, Management of Onsite/Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems. - Sugarbush Resort, Warrren, VT.

Registration Information

5/16/2017 & 5/17/2017 6 2

ACEC VT, Field Description of Soil Properties and Estimating Seasonal Water Table. - Lincoln, VT.

Registration Information

5/22/2017 thru 5/26/2017 8
(must attend 5 days)
​(must attend 5 days)

VT Tech, Wetlands Delineation. - Williston, VT.

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6/7/2017 6 0

UNH / Granite State College, Soil Morphology/Describing Soils. - Concord, NH.

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6/14/2017 & 6/15/2017 0 6  -  (3 credits per day)

OTNNY, Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Technology Training Tour. - The Sherwood Inn, Skaneateles Lake, NY.

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6/21/2017 4 0

VT DEC, WW Designer Soil Training Day. - Mount Ascutney State Park, VT.

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(Class FULL. Please call or e-mail re. waiting list)

6/23/2017 6 0

UNH / Massabesic Audubon Center, Hydric Soils of New England. - Auburn, NH.

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9/1/2017 thru 9/9/2017 8
​(must attend 5 days)
​(must attend 5 days)

VT Tech, Wetlands Delineation. - Williston, VT.

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9/6/2017 4 0

Mid-Atlantic Association of Professional Soil Scientists: Soil Workshop. - Searsmont, ME.

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9/20/2017 thru 10/11/2017 0 6

Vermont Tech., Introduction to GIS/GPS. - Randolph Center, VT.

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10/4/2017 2 6

VT Tech/NOWRA/DEC, Wastewater Strength and Treatment: Soil-based Systems and Innovative/Alternative Solutions. Randolph Center, VT.

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10/22/2017 thru 10/25/2017 0 4 per day

NOWRA, OnSite Wastewater Mega-Conference, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover, DE.

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Previously approved Licensed Designer Continuing Education Courses:  2017   2016   2015

Please check the following websites for additional training opportunities:person examining test pit soil

American Council of Engineering Companies of VT (ACEC)
Earth Water Specialists
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC)
New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program - Cooperative Extension at URI
New Hampshire Association of Natural Resource Scientists
National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)
University of New Hampshire
Vermont Center for Geographic Information
Vermont Rural Water Association
Vermont Technical College/Vermont Corporate College
Vermont Technical College's Green Trainings