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 Cristin Ashmankas.

2020 Continuing Education Courses

New! National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association - Online Learning Academy - NOWRA A-Z

1. Introduction to Onsite & Wastewater (3 non-soil cedit hours)
2. Operation and Maintenance (1 non-soil credit hour)
3. Soil Evaluation, Treatment, and Dispersal (4 non-soil credit hours)

NOWRA A-Z Overview Course includes all of the above (8 non-soil credit hours)

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DATES

SOIL CREDITS

NON-SOIL CREDITS

DESCRIPTION

information and 
registration links

 

February 4, 2020 0 5 Water Industries Inc
Continuing Education Seminar
High Strength, Pre-Treatment, and Pumps

Capital City Grange Hall
6612 Vermont Route 12
Montpelier, VT

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February 6, 2020

CANCELLED

0 6

New England Onsite Training Program
Design of Conventional Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
 

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February 27, 2020 0 3

New England Onsite Training Program
Pumps and Control Panels
 

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March 3, 2020 0 6

4th Annual Tri-State Septic Conference
Courtyard by Marriot
75 Railroad St
Keene, NH

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March 5, 2020 0 3

New England Onsite Training Program
Recent Advances in Onsite Wastewater Research
 

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March 23 & 24, 2020 0 3 per day GSOWA, 33rd Annual Spring Septic Conference & Expo
The Manchester Downtown Hotel
Manchester, NH
 
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March 26, 2020 0 6

New England Onsite Training Program
Innovative & Alternative (I&A) Technologies
 

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April 9, 2020 0 3

New England Onsite Training Program
AutoCALCS - Automated BSF Sizing, Pump Calcs, & Support Materials
 

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April 9, 2020 0 2

Vermont ANR-DEC 
Class A Designer Training
 
Vermont Technical College
Randolph Center Campus, VT
 

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April 23, 2020 0 6

New England Onsite Training Program
Conventional Onsite Wastewater System Inspection

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April 24, 2020 0 N/A

New England Onsite Training Program
Conventional Onsite Wastewater System Field Training

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May 7, 2020 0 3

New England Onsite Training Program
Bottomless Sand Filter (BSF) Design and Installation

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May 14, 2020 0 3

New England Onsite Training Program
All About Series:  Septic Tanks (in Danielson, CT)

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May 20 & 21, 2020 6 1 ACEC Vermont 
Soil Seminar

Endorced for PE- Soil Compliance
Online and TBD, VT
 
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June 3, 2020 4 0 New England Onsite Training Program Soils Course with Dr. Mark Stolt
Introductory Soil Morphology and Evaluation for Siting Onsite Systems
 
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June 10, 2020 4 0 New England Onsite Training Program Soils Course with Dr. Mark Stolt
Advanced Soil Morphology
 
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June 17, 2020 4 0 New England Onsite Training Program Soils Course with Dr. Mark Stolt
Soil Evaluation and Morphology
 
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June 25 2020 0 6 New England Onsite Training Program
Surveying Techniques for the Wastewater Professional
 
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August 27, 2020 0 6 New England Onsite Training Program

Conventional Onsite Wastewater Treament Basics for Installers
 
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September 3, 2020 0 6 New England Onsite Training Program
Innovative & Alternative (I&A) Technologies
 
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September 17, 2020 0 6 New England Onsite Training Program
Conventional Onsite Wastewater System Inspection
 
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September 18, 2020 0 N/A New England Onsite Training Program
Conventional Onsite Wastewater System Inspection Field Training
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September 24, 2020 0 3 New England Onsite Training Program
Bottomless Sand Filter (BSF) Design and Installation
 
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October 8, 2020 0 3 New England Onsite Training Program
Technology Vendor Field Demo at Training Center
 
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October 15, 2020 0 3 New England Onsite Training Program
Microbiology for Wastewater Professionals
 
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October 29, 2020 0 N/A New England Onsite Training Program
RI Designer Examination Prep
 
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November 19, 2020 0 TBD New England Onsite Training Program
Recent Advances in Onsite Wastewater Research
 
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December 3, 2020 0 6 New England Onsite Training Program
Designing Nitrogen Removal Technologies
 
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Previously approved Licensed Designer Continuing Education Courses: 2019  2018  2017  2016

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