Trainings

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.


October 8-9, 2021, Conant - Rm 101
Participants receive and demonstrate of 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. Participants will also demonstrate use a plasma cutter to accurately cut various types of metals.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
In this combination classroom lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experience, introductions are made to the distilling process, distillery design, substrate choices, and basic business and marketing skills. Participants receive exposure to a variety of products, business models, scales and construction types for distilleries. Gleaning from their particular interests and draws from the week, a brief, casual presentation will be made at the conclusion.


October 18-22, 2021, 700 Building - Rm 7130
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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
Journeyman 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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
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.


June 4-11, 2021, VTC Online
August 6-13, 2021, VTC Online
An introduction to the production of hemp for CBD and other non-psychoactive cannabinoids focusing on hemp physiology, cultivation and production systems to support the emerging products and markets.


August 5, 2021 to September 25, 2021, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 200
Participants demonstrate the latest and safest techniques to operate and maintain chainsaws; directionally felling of trees under a variety of circumstances, and the processing wood products under compression and tension situations.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
Building off MIG Basic and Intermediate, participants practice and demonstrate groove welds vertical on a 1" plate; welding techniques for open root technique on a 3/8" plate; set up a 3/8" plate for full penetration groove weld for aluminum welding in the flat position; and 3/8" plate weld, without back, in the flat position.


September 13-24, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
Participants will practice and demonstrate basic (wire feed) gas metal arc welding, the most basic in wire feed gas metal arc welding required for manufacturing, steel erection, HVAC, pipe welding unions, and contractors.


June 14-25, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
July 12-23, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
Building off MIG Basic, participants will practice and demonstrate weld full penetration groove welds in the flat and horizontal positions, to include horizontal and vertical positions with 3/8" plate welds; 1" plate welds in the flat position, and on the horizontal position.


August 9-20, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
Building off TIG Basic and Intermediate, participants practice and demonstrate, until proficient, weld plates using Lap and T joints; weld square and V groove welds open root; weld in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions; weld stringers and walking the cut.


December 6-17, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
Participants practice and demonstrate weld plates using Lap and T joints; weld square and V groove welds open root; weld in the flat and horizontal positions, and weld stringers and walking the cut.


October 18-29, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
Building off TIG Basic, participants will practice and demonstrate 3/8" plate welds in the vertical and overhead positions; 1" plate welds in the vertical and overhead positions with backing in all positions; pre-pipe of open root welding; pipe and plate technique of walking the cut, and a weave technique verses stringer technique.


November 8-19, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
Participants demonstrate tools and procedures for developing an Integrated Pest Management in their unique and challenging growing environments. Best practices to support IPM are highlighted, and emphasis is placed on effective diagnosis and biological controls using live examples of pests, diseases, and beneficial insects.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
Participants will demonstrate introductory skills in proper tree pruning, tree growth/health, and friction hitches for ascending a tree for spurless climbing.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
Are you ready to increase your confidence and decrease stress during the selling process?


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
Participants are prepared for a role as an assistant to nurses, and demonstrate the following skills: performance of activities of daily living in a professional manner; providing of direct patient care; effective communication with a cross-section of authoritative levels, to include patients; understanding of infection control procedures; performance of safety and body mechanics; comprehension of legal and ethical issues. Participants will be prepared to sit for the state certification exam and submit their Board of Nursing LNA license application.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
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.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
Building off SMAW Basic and Intermediate, participants practice and demonstrate complete full penetration welds to code; proper technique and power requirements by using several different size electrodes; welding techniques for open root and root pass with backing; welding techniques for structural and bridge codes.


April 4-15, 2022, AWI - Welding Lab
Participants practice and demonstrate striking an arc and making stringer beads; beads straight, uniform to structural code for fillet welds in the flat position; perform stringer beads in the horizontal and vertical positions; weave in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions; weave technique in horizontal and vertical positions with fillet and groove welds.


February 7-18, 2022, AWI - Welding Lab
Building off SMAW Basic, participants demonstrate proper angles, fill rate and techniques to make full penetration welds to code; administer technique using power requirements by several different size electrodes open root and root pass with packing; and welding techniques for structural and bridge codes.


May 24, 2021 to June 7, 2021, AWI - Welding Lab
March 7-18, 2022, AWI - Welding Lab
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.


October 7-14, 2021, VTC Online
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.


July 14, 2021 to December 4, 2021, VTC Online
November 19-21, 2021, 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.


Saturday, December 4, 2021, VTC Online
The Bandwidth Project, Part I, focuses on strategies for stress management, prioritizing responsibilities, and preventing burnout.


This training contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.