Licensed Designers Program Training and Continuing Education

LICENSED DESIGNER CONTINUING EDUCATION

An affidavit must be submitted to the Office of Professional Regulation every two years confirming completion of 12 Continuing Education credit hours, including at least 4 credit hours of practical soil training.  The credit hours for each course or conference must be endorsed by the Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division of the DEC. The following table provides a list of pre-endorsed courses and conferences. A partial list of training providers is provided below the table.

If you would like to request credit hours for training not listed below please email the course details (organization, title, location, date, duration, and content) to Graham Bradley (grahame.bradley@vermont.gov).

2018 Continuing Education Courses

DATES

SOIL CREDITS

NON-SOIL CREDITS

DESCRIPTION

information and 
registration links

 

Webinar
May 31 9:30 to 11:30

Field Class
June 1 8:45 to 4:00

6

2

ACEC Vermont
PE and Class A/B
8 Hour Soil Training

Endorsed for PE "ANR Soil Compliance"
(Class 1 Designer)

Lincoln, Vermont

https://mailchi.mp/e6db15fcf41d/may-30-and-31-2018-acec-of-vermont-soil-seminar-an-8-pdh-refresher-course-field-description-of-soil-properties-and-estimating-seasonal-water-table-134?e=1e89e5562c

June 5th & 6th 2018
(4 sessions)

 

4

0

Vermont ANR
Class A & B Designer 
4 hour Soil Training

Lincoln, Vermont

2018 Class A & B
Soil Training Registration Form

June 8, 2018

6

0

University of New Hampshire –  Soil Genesis

Wellington Park/Converse Meadow, NH

https://training.unh.edu/course/soil-genesis

June 6, 2018

7

0

URI – Introductory Soil Morphology & Evaluation for Siting Onsite Systems

University of Rhode Island, RI

https://web.uri.edu/owt/neowt-course-schedule/

June 13, 2018

6

0

University of New Hampshire – Soil Morphology / Describing Soils

Portsmouth, NH

https://training.unh.edu/course/soil-morphology

June 20, 2018

7

0

URI – Soil Evaluation & Morphology

University of Rhode Island, RI

https://web.uri.edu/owt/neowt-course-schedule/

June 26, 2018 

(Lancaster, NH) 

June 27, 2018 

(Rochester, NH)

0 4

Coös County Conservation District

Lancaster Fairgrounds, NH or Rochester Fairgrounds, NH

https://www.cooscountyconservation.org/uploads/4/2/5/9/42593633/2018_erosion_control.pdf

July 11 & 12, 2018 and 
September 19, 2018

0 6

ONSITE Engineering and

NY Onsite Wastewater Treatment Training Network 
 

The Sherwood Inn, Skaneateles, NY

Skaneateles Lake - July 2018 Information

Skaneateles Lake - September 2018 Information

Sept 6, 20 
(evening)


April 8, 22, 29 (morning)

8

4

Hogback Community College

Forest Soils in the Hogback Ecoregion


Bristol, VT

http://familyforests.org/exploring_vermonts_forest_soils/

Course Syllabus

October 21, 22, & 23, 2018

 

0

4 per day,

or credits per nearest full hour with session verification

NOWRA, Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference

Minnesota

 

Information and Registration

 

Nov 2018

(TBA)

0

3

ANR-DEC

Class B Designer Water Supply Training

(Open to: Class B taking Water Supply Exam; or Class BW, if not taken in last 2 years)

ANR Annex, Berlin, VT

Registration TBA

Nov 14 to 16, 2018

TBA

TBA

Massachusetts Health Officer Association Annual Conference – Onsite Wastewater Track

http://www.mhoa.com/

Previously approved Licensed Designer Continuing Education Courses:  2017   2016   2015

Continuing Education Providers

The following is a partial list of organizations that provide courses endorsed for continuing education credit. Please contact Graham Bradley if you would like other organizations added.

1. Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division (ANR-DEC-DWGWP)

http://dec.vermont.gov/water

WW Rules, soils, and water supply training

2. Vermont Watershed Management Division (ANR-DEC-WSMD)

http://dec.vermont.gov/watershed

Wetland and shoreland protection training

3. National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)

http://www.nowra.org/

Online Learning Academy credit not accepted at current time

4. Yankee Onsite Wastewater Association (YOWA)

https://www.yankeeonsite.org/

Courses offered in conjunction with NOWRA

5. New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC)

https://portal.neiwpcc.org/training-calendar.asp

Wastewater and soil evaluator training.

6. Association Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont (ACEC VT)

https://www.acecvt.org/

Soil training accepted for PE ANR Soil Compliance – Class 1 Designer

7. Hogback Community College

http://www.familyforests.org/public-education/events.shtml

Soils training

8. Vermont Tech Green Trainings

https://www.vtc.edu/academics/continuing-education-workforce-development/programs/green-trainings

GIS/GPS, wetland delineation etc. and occasional training offered in cooperation with ANR-DEC

9. Vermont Rural Water Association

http://vtruralwater.org/training/

Non-soil training

10. Granite State Rural Water Association

http://granitestatewater.org/Training.asp

Non-soil training

11. Granite State Designers and Installers Association (GSDIA)

http://www.gsdia.org/

Non-soil and soil training

12. University of Rhode Island – New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program

https://web.uri.edu/owt/neowt-course-schedule/

Comprehensive program of non-soil and soil training.  Contact DWGWP to confirm credit for individual classes.

13. EJ Prescott

https://www.ejprescott.com/events

Non-soil training

14. University of New Hampshire (UNH)

https://training.unh.edu/

Search by topic: ‘soil science’ for soil training

15. Merrimack Conservation District, NH

https://merrimackccd.org/calendar-of-events/

Soil training and erosion control training