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Public Water System Operator Training

The State of Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division approves training courses for Water System Operator Certification.   The table below summarizes the required renewal credits/training contact hours (TCHs) by Operator class.  Operator Certifications need to be renewed every 3 years.

Renewal Credits Required
Class Training Credit Hours (TCH)
1A None
1B 3 Hours
2 10 Hours
3 20 Hours
4A, 4B, 4C 20 Hours
D 20 Hours

Training Courses:

The following is a list of associations offering water system operator training courses. Please visit their websites or contact them directly for specific course information (i.e., date, time, class name, contact, TCH's, fee, and location):

Online Training Courses:

The following on-line courses have been pre-approved for water system operator TCHs:
** Please note: For Class 2, 3, 4, and D operators only up to 50% of water system operator renewal credits may be earned from self-paced on-line courses **

Looking to have your course pre-approved?

Note: Due to staffing shortages, the Division is not currently approving additional courses at this time.

Download the course Pre-Approval Form and Pre-Approval Guidance and submit via email for pre-approval.

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