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Public Water System Operator Exams

For Operator Classification 2, 3, 4 & D: 

The Vermont water operator exam is administered simultaneously at two locations, twice a year, in the spring and fall. Registration is required.

Spring Exam Information:

Exam Date: May 3, 2024 (Friday)

Registration Deadline:  April 5, 2024 (Friday)

Fee: Class 3, 4 and D - $42

          Class 2 – NO FEE


Please note the new location for the Montpelier Exam is:

Dill Building, Conference Rm 135

2178 Airport Rd

Berlin, VT



Rutland Regional Planning Commission

67 Merchants Row

Rutland, VT 



Montpelier – Class 3, 4, & D Exams, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM *Please Arrive by 8:30am *

      Class 2 Exam 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM        *Please Arrive by 1:00pm *


Rutland – Class 3, 4, & D Exams, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM *Please Arrive by 8:30am *

Class 2 Exam 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM        *Please Arrive by 1:00pm *

To register, complete the form and submit to the Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division at the address at the bottom of the application. If applicable, include a check or money order payable to the “State of Vermont”.


Computer Based Exams

The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) and PSI Online provides certified computer-based exams that may be scheduled at various locations in Vermont and throughout the country at the convenience of the examinee. Please note that the Division is not involved in this system and therefore cannot offer technical support for registering or taking the computer based exams.

To register for an exam, please click on the appropriate exam type below and you will be directed to a site with information about scheduling an exam appointment, navigating the computer-based exam, finding a test location, and reviewing important identification requirements and security policies. 

Vermont Location:

                                       South Burlington Technical Center, 265 Aviation Avenue, 2nd Floor, South Burlington, VT 


You may also view a short video to help ensure a positive experience with your computer-based exam.

VT Class 2     

VT Class 3

VT Class 4

VT Class D

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