Trainings

2 VT DEC Soil Credit Training Hours: Soil texture identification practice and analysis for licensed designers who are already comfortable identifying soil texture for wastewater treatment systems. This training assumes familiarity with the USDA Soil classification system and Vermont soil characterization practices.


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This three-day training, with an infield component in each session, is designed for ag service providers who want to increase their knowledge of agronomic concepts.


June 20, 2023 to October 10, 2023, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 109
Participants receive an overview of the bovine reproduction cycle and common reproductive management interventions. Three hours is spent developing palpating skills and another three hours artificially inseminating dairy cattle.


April 14-15, 2023, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 200
Participants will be introduced to MIG, STICK, TIG welding techniques, various types of metals and their properties with regard to welding; proper tank and pressure set up; the ideal weld; and what kinds of defects occur that produce poor welds.


February 4-5, 2023, CPM - Rm 114
March 4-5, 2023, CPM - Rm 114
Geared toward individuals with some experience in the profession, and a desire to obtain a Class A Wastewater Designer License, this training prepares individuals to sit for the exam and covers the administrative rules for licensure of a Class A License Designer.


April 6-7, 2023
June 8-9, 2023
Prepare to take the exam which covers the administrative rules and expectations for licensure as a Class B Licensed Designer. This one-day workshop is geared towards individuals who currently hold a Class A License and have a desire to obtain their Class B wastewater designer license.


Friday, August 25, 2023, VTC Online
Vermont is one of the leaders in the nationwide craft distilling boom. This training will bring you in direct contact with a variety of processes involved in building, operating, and working in the distilling industry.


June 5-9, 2023, Distilling Lab
Participants gain general knowledge of alternating and direct current electricity in regard to resistive, inductive, and capacitive circuits. They will be able to calculate voltages and amperages using basic trigonometry and vector math as well as determine the proper Electrical Code Rules and Application with regard to Single Phase transformers.


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Participants will focus on, and have a general understanding of, the National Electric Code (NEC) relative to Articles 250, 400-800, and Chapter 9. They will also be able to apply that code to on-the-job situations. Basic Motor Controls and an understanding of control log will be covered. Participants will gain basic knowledge on how to read, write, and wire basic motor controls.


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Participants will review the National Electrical Code (NEC) Articles 100-800 to prepare for the Journeyman Licensure Exam. They will review test-taking skills, and study tips to help them successfully pass the exam. Participants will complete several, practice-timed exams over the course of the term.


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Journeyman and Master electricians in the State of Vermont are required to complete 15-hours of continuing education every three years. Our Code Update training meets this 15-hour requirement for license renewal and uses the 2020 NEC as a guideline.


June 3-4, 2023, VTC Online
S-license holders in the State of Vermont are required to complete 8-hours of continuing education every three years. Our Code Update training meets this 8-hour requirement for license renewal and uses the 2020 NEC as a guideline.


Saturday, June 3, 2023, VTC Online
Participants review test taking skills and tips on how to review code quickly and accurate. They will review the National Electrical Code (NEC) thoroughly and will do multiple timed practice quizzes to prepare for the journeyman or masters licensure exam.


Saturday, June 10, 2023, Conant - Rm 103
Participants will focus on important soil properties in the field related to soil drainage and on-site waste disposal, including soil texture, color, redoximorphic features, soil structures and permeability. Participants will evaluate and identify soil characteristics using standards appropriate to Vermont wastewater system design, as well as describe soils and estimate seasonal high water table levels. This classroom portion of this training has been approved for four (4) Continuing Education credits by VT ANR.


Tuesday, May 23, 2023, VTC Online
Tuesday, July 18, 2023, VTC Online
This eight-week-long training combines classroom-style teaching with hands-on learning. Students will work on multiple machines, including Single Needle Lock Stitch 301; Three Thread Serger 504; and Cover Stitch Machine 406, practicing standard sewing techniques using various textiles. An overview of industrial manufacturing processes, technical terminology, materials knowledge, safety, and employee responsibility will be included.


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This Greenhouse Integrated Pest Management (IPM) training will give participants the tools they need to develop their own Integrated Pest Management plan. Through case studies and hands-on activities, this training will explore the cornerstones of a good IPM program.


March 29-30, 2023
Participants will have the ability to fine tune their skills in MIG, STICK and TIG welding techniques. The training will focus on: welding safety, MIG, STICK, and TIG intermediate welding techniques; various types of metal and their properties; the weld look and defects; and plasma cutter on various types of metal.


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This workshop will provide hands-on practice using ArcGIS Online to create and share custom online maps. You will learn new skills such as adding online data layers, and creating new layers in AGO.


February 20-21, 2023, Green - Rm 111
Participants will demonstrate introductory skills in proper tree pruning, tree growth/health, and friction hitches for ascending a tree for spurless climbing.


May 23-24, 2023, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 109
Designed specifically to align with the Mission, Vision, and Principles of the Littleton Co-op, this training will develop and enhance the catalyst leadership skills of managers and assistant managers and provide the opportunity to self-reflect as they learn specific techniques to use, with both internal and external customers.


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Are you ready to increase your confidence and decrease stress during the selling process?


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In partnership with Saba Marine and Mercury University, the Marine Technician program consists of 21 online modules and eight face-to-face labs to introduce the basics of marine propulsion service and maintenance.


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Whole-animal butchery using classroom lecture and hands-on experience is taught in this three-part series. In the Introduction to Butchery session, participants will demonstrate chicken fabrication and lamb breakdown butchering skills. In the Pig Butchery session, participants will demonstrate the breakdown and various cuts of a pig, as well as value added production of sausage making, hams, and bacon. In the Beef Butchery session, participants will demonstrate the breakdown and various cuts of a beef half to include steaks, roasts, stew meat, etc. This training can be taken as an entire series or as individual training topics. These sessions may be taken as individually as opposed to the entire series.


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Participants will be collect GPS data with a mobile device, make an online map with collected data, and move map layers from computer to mobile device.


February 22-23, 2023, Green - Rm 111
This program, for rising 9th-12th graders, provides students with hands-on exploration of future careers in transportation through awareness of the complex transportation systems we've come to rely on.


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This program, for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, provides students with hands-on exploration of future careers in transportation through awareness of the complex transportation systems we've come to rely on.


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This training is for existing farmers, new farmers, and people interested in gaining specialized knowledge of organic production and certification for a company, agency, organization, and/or if you want to pursue a career in organic certification. The training includes in-person lectures, discussion groups and field trips focused on farm crop production including vegetable production. It is preceded by a 4 hr. online workshop on the history and meaning of "organic" as well as general organic requirements. This workshop is completed prior to the in-person session.


May 30-31, 2023, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 200
This training is for existing farmers, new farmers, people interested in becoming an organic specialist for a company, agency, organization, and/or if you want to pursue a career in organic certification. The training includes in-person lectures, discussion groups and field trips. It is preceded by a 4 hr. online workshop on the history and meaning of "organic" as well as general organic requirements. This workshop is completed prior to the in-person session.


June 1-2, 2023, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 200
Participants demonstrate and practice selecting and preparing the skin puncture site; anatomy and physiology; communication skills across a broad spectrum of authoritative levels; collecting of specimens, adherence to proper health and safety guidelines; OSHA guidelines on preventing the spread of infectious diseases; patient/technician relationships; and properly keeping record of all laboratory tests. The demonstration and practice will use simulation arms and live sticks are performed once hired for employment. A participant must work one (1) year and perform over 100 live skin sticks to take the national certification exam. The national certification exam is not a requirement in Vermont.


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Participants gain a more in depth knowledge of the International Code Council (ICC) International Plumbing Code (IPC). Participants begin referencing code, reviewing Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) systems in larger scales and reference that back to the IPC. Math and geometry are used to review piping layouts of various systems; participants will calculate flow rates and velocity of fluids in said systems. They will review various hydronic heating systems and the requirements for installation.


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Participants will further develop their knowledge from Plumbing 1 and 2. They will begin applying the current International Plumbing Code (IPC) as well as VT Plumbing Rules to their every day work scenarios. Participants will focus on residential and light commercial applications. Participants are guided through reviewing 13 chapters of the IPC and how to quickly and accurately interpret those chapters. Participants will gain in depth knowledge of water regulations, sizing, engineering tables and charts, plus Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) using tables and charts.


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Participants will gain skills needed to successfully pass the journeyman licensure exam. They will do a comprehensive review of the past three years of accumulated knowledge/learning. Participants will take several practice timed exams to prepare them for the licensure exam. Participants will demonstrate the ability to look up code quickly and accurately as it relates to exam questions.


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Participants review test taking skills as well as tips on how to review code quickly and accurately. Instructor(s) will review the 2021 IPC Code as well as the 2021 VT Plumbing Rules.


Saturday, June 10, 2023, Conant - Rm 101
This six part series, with a seventh follow-up session, is designed to build proficiencies for leaders within the organization. Participants develop proficiencies related to the skills taught and measured by specific scoring rubrics. Classes combine group discussions, case studies, professional reading, and activities to deliver training objectives. Each session is four hours and meets on a rotational basis, allowing time to reflect and apply new skills in the work environment. Inter-session work is assigned both for the individual and peer learning groups.


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This six part series, with a seventh follow-up session, is designed to build proficiencies for leaders within the organization. Participants develop proficiencies related to the skills taught and measured by specific scoring rubrics. Classes combine group discussions, case studies, professional reading, and activities to deliver training objectives. Each session is four hours and meets on a rotational basis, allowing time to reflect and apply new skills in the work environment. Inter-session work is assigned both for the individual and peer learning groups.


February 14, 2023 to August 15, 2023, VTC Online
2 VT DEC Soils Training Credit Hours: Redox or mottles? What's in a name? Identifying saturated soil features is critical to designing soil-based wastewater treatment systems. This training will review the formation and identification of redoximorphic features including concentrations, depletions and the soil matrix.


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Participants articulate general HR knowledge and demonstrate core behavioral competencies essential for business success; connect case studies and questions to the SHRM Body of Competencies and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK); identify how the latest HR regulations, trends and best practices help drive overall business success.


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Participants study the four learning modules that are based on the SHRM Learning System which covers the SHRM Body of Competence and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) tested on the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam; demonstrate an understanding of contemporary human resource issues using discussions, real-life examples, exam practice questions, videos and pre/post assessments.


February 20, 2023 to March 15, 2023, VTC Online
Participants review retired exam questions, case studies, and successful exam strategies to prepare to sit for the rigorous SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam.


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The Bandwidth Project, Part I, focuses on strategies for stress management, prioritizing responsibilities, and preventing burnout.


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3 VT DEC Non-Soil Training Credit Hours: DEC Regional Engineers will present how to diagnose malfunctioning and failed septic systems, permit approaches for these systems including variances, new guidance documents for designers and contractors, and new homeowner information sheets.


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This six-part series, with a seventh follow-up session, is designed to build proficiencies for leaders within the organization. Participants develop proficiencies related to the skills taught and measured by specific scoring rubrics. Classes combine group discussions, case studies, professional reading, and activities to deliver training objectives. Each session is four hours and meets on a rotational basis, allowing time to reflect and apply new skills in the work environment. Inter-session work is assigned both for the individual and peer learning groups.


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The training focuses on equipment needed to establish and run a successful winery in Vermont, the region and northern climates.


February 10-12, 2023
With a focus on wetland hydrology; hydric soils; hydric vegetation; wetland development; and current Vermont regulations, participants will complete field practical's and demonstrate knowledge of soil and plant identification, and wetland delineation in accordance with the ACOE Field Delineation Manual.


June 12-16, 2023, 700 Building - Rm 7130