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).

2019 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)

Registration Information 
 

DATES

SOIL CREDITS

NON-SOIL CREDITS

DESCRIPTION

information and 
registration links

 

February 5, 2019 0 1 Oakson
Perc-Rite Drip Dispersal Systems Seminar

Homewood Suites
5 Dorset Street
Burlington, Vermont

http://oakson.com/seminars/
February 28, 2019 0 2 Vermont ANR-DEC
New Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Rules

Springfield Region
State Office Conference Room

100 Mineral Street
Springfield, Vermont

Contact: Terri-Lynn McMahon
terri.mcmahon@vermont.gov
802-289-0631
(max. 30 places)
March 5, 2019 0 1 Oakson
Perc-Rite Drip Dispersal Systems Seminar

Comfort Inn & Suites
703 US Route 5 South
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

http://oakson.com/seminars/
March 6, 2019 0 2 Vermont ANR-DEC
New Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Rules

Montpelier Region
ANR Annex Building
190 Junction Road
Berlin, Vermont

Contact: Patty D'Avignon
patty.davignon@vermont.gov
802-828-5034
(max. 50 places)
 
March 7, 2019 0 2 Vermont ANR-DEC

New Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Rules

Rutland Region
State office 2nd Floor Conference Room
450 Asa Bloomer Building
88 Merchants Row
Rutland, Vermont

Contact: Alicia Owen
alicia.owen@vermont.gov
802-786-5900
(max. 40 places)
March 12, 2019 0 1 Oakson
Perc-Rite Drip Dispersal Systems Seminar

Hampton Inn Rutland
47 Farrell Road
Rutland, Vermont

http://oakson.com/seminars/
March 13, 2019 0 2

Vermont ANR-DEC
New Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Rules Training

Essex Region
State Office Complex
Act 250 Conference Room
111 West Street
Essex Junction, Vermont

Contact: Ernest Christianson
ernest.christianson@vermont.gov
802-585-4884
(max. 40 places)
March 14, 2019 0 2

Vermont ANR-DEC
New Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Rules Training

St Johnsbury Region
State Office UVM Room
374 Emerson Falls Road
St Johnsbury, Vermont

Contact: Sue Cross
sue.cross@vermont.gov
802-751-0130
(max. 30 places)
March 25 & 26, 2019 0 3 per day
(6 total)

GSDI, 30th Annual GSDI Spring Septic System Conference & Expo

The Manchester Downtown Hotel
Manchester, NH.

Registration Information 
April 2, 3, 4 2019 0

Credits hours with session
attendance verification

NEIWPCC Onsite Wastewater Treatment
Short Course and Equipment Exhibition

Mystic Marriott,
Groton, CT

Registration Information
April 19, 2019
(8:30 to 4:00)
0 2

Vermont ANR-DEC

New Wastewater System & Potable Water Supply Rules Training

ANR Annex (Montpelier),
190 Junction Road,
Berlin, VT

Contact: Ernie Christianson

Email: ernest.christianson@vermont.gov

802-751-0130

(max. 45 places)
May 9, 2019
(8:30 to 3:00)
0 2
(12:45 to 3:00)

Winooski NRCD

Waterfront Living in Vermont:
A Septic Solutions Conference

UVM Davis Center, Burlingtom, VT

Flyer & Press Release

Registration
 

Webinar: May 22, 2019

Field Class: May 23, 2019

6

2

ACEC Vermont
Description of Soil Properties and Estimating Seasonal High Water Table

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

Lincoln, VT

Registration Information

June 6, 2019

4

2

University of New Hampshire –  Soil Genesis

Wellington Park/Converse Meadow, NH

Registration Information

June 5, 2019

4

4

URI – Introductory Soil Morphology & Evaluation for Siting Onsite Systems

University of Rhode Island, RI

Registration Information

June 11, 2019 0 5

Vermont Environmental Consortium
Spring 2019 Environmental Conference

Vermont Technical College
Randolph, Vermont

Agenda & Speakers

Registration Information

June 11, 2019 or
June 12, 2019
0 6

Summer Erosion Control Workshops

Lamoille County Conservation District - Lake Eden, VT

Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District - Richmond, VT

Registration Information

June 21, 2019

4

4

URI – Advanced Soil Morphology

University of Rhode Island, RI

Registration Information

July 1, 2019

4

4

URI – Soil Evaluation & Morphology

University of Rhode Island, RI

Registration Information

Wed. July 17 AM/PM or

Thurs. July 18 AM/PM

4 0

Vermont ANR

Designer Soil Evaluation Training

(4 hour)

Lincoln, Vermont

FULL

October 13-16, 2019

 

0

Credits hours with session attendance verification

NOWRA, Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference

Embassy Suites & Conference Center, Loveland, CO

Pre-Registration Information

Nov 5, 2019

0

3

Vermont ANR-DEC

Class BW 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, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Registration Form

TBC

0

4 per day

Massachusetts Health Officer Association Annual Conference – Onsite Wastewater Track

TBC

Conference Information
and Registration

Previously approved Licensed Designer Continuing Education Courses:  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