Upcoming Trainings

Trainings

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 26, 2022, VTC Online
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.


September 13-14, 2022, 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.


September 24-25, 2022, CPM - Rm 114
October 15-16, 2022, CPM - Rm 114
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 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.


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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.


September 8-9, 2022
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.


September 17-18, 2022, CPM - Rm 114
October 8-9, 2022, CPM - Rm 114
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.


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Participants will demonstrate introductory skills in proper tree pruning, tree growth/health, and friction hitches for ascending a tree for spurless climbing.


September 29-30, 2022
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.


September 12-13, 2022, Roma - Butchering Lab
September 19-23, 2022, Plough Gate Farm - Butchering Lab
October 3-4, 2022, Plough Gate Farm - Butchering Lab
October 24-25, 2022, Plough Gate Farm - Butchering Lab
November 7-8, 2022, Plough Gate Farm - Butchering Lab
December 12-13, 2022, Roma - Butchering Lab
January 9-10, 2023, Roma - Butchering Lab
January 23-24, 2023, Roma - Butchering Lab
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.


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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.


October 3-4, 2022, 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.


October 5-6, 2022, Red Schoolhouse - Rm 200
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.


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This in-person, hands-on portion will consist of field test pit analysis of soil on the Vermont Tech Randolph Center campus. This session is for people who need to *Registered participants will be staggered throughout the day.


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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.


October 10-14, 2022, 700 Building - Rm 7130