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Course Title TCHs earned Certification Applies To Price
Advanced Math Mobile-Ready Course 10 W/WW $225
Applied Confined Space Safety Mobile-Ready Course 5 W/WW $150
Basic Board and Council Training Mobile-Ready Course 5 W/WW $150
Basic Environmental Chemistry Mobile-Ready Course 10 W/WW $225
Basic Wastewater 10 WW $225
Basic Water Works 10 W $225
Chemical Feed Systems & Pump Calibrations for Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants 5 W/WW $150
Chlorinator Systems and Chemical Handling 10 W/WW $225
Corrosion Control Treatment Optimization 10 W $225
Customer Service Inspection and Cross-Connection Control Mobile-Ready Course 5 W $150
Disinfection By-products Mobile-Ready Course 12 W $225
Dissolved Air Flotation 10 WW $225
Drinking Water Filtration, A - Z 10 W $225
Eye and Face Protection Mobile-Ready Course 1 (Repeat for 50% WW credit) W/WW $25
Hazard Communications Mobile-Ready Course 5 (Repeat for 50% WW credit) W/WW $150
Maintaining Water Quality in the Distribution System 10 W $225
Math Basics Mobile-Ready Course 5 W/WW $150
Membrane Treatment of Wastewater 10 WW $225
Operator Handbook Mobile-Ready Course 10 W $225
Practical Personnel Management Mobile-Ready Course 7 W/WW $175
Primary Sludge Fermentation 10 WW $225
Pump and Motor Maintenance 10 W/WW $225
Small Water Systems 1 5 W $150
Small Water Systems 2 10 W $225 Temp. Unavail.
Surface Water Production 1 Mobile-Ready Course 10 W $225
Surface Water Production 2 Mobile-Ready Course 10 W $225
Surface Water Treatment 10 W $225
Understanding Stage 2 Disinfection By Product Rule for Small and Medium Systems and Non Transient, Non Community Systems 5 W $150
Valve and Hydrant Maintenance Mobile-Ready Course 5 W/WW $150
Wastewater Collection Mobile-Ready Course 10 WW $225
Wastewater Treatment Mobile-Ready Course 10 WW $225
Water Transmission and Distribution 10 W $225
Water Utility Calculations Mobile-Ready Course 10 W/WW $225
Water Utility Safety 10 (Repeat for 50% WW credit) W/WW $225

About Course Approvals

Courses are approved for Training Contact Hours (TCH) by Vt Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division and Wastewater Management Division. W - approved for Water TCH; WW - approved for Wastewater TCH.

Wastewater operator TCH credit is issued at 100% for initial safety course taken. For any future safety course taken, only 50% of the TCH credit can be received for the entire time the individual is certified.

Wastewater operators please note: wastewater-related training obtained through online or webinar courses shall not exceed 50% of the total renewal training hours required. See ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RULE, CHAPTER 4 WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY Operator Certification Rule Effective Date 09/25/2014. For more details, see here.

Water operator certification information can be reviewed in the Vermont Water Supply Rule available at this link. Details in regards to public water system operator certification are listed in Subchapter 21-12 WATER SYSTEM CLASSIFICATION AND OPERATOR CERTIFICATION.

It is the practice of the Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division to allow up to 50% of a water operator's continuing education training in the form of online training for a given certification period. Questions on this issue can be directed to the DWGWPD.

Paying with a Check?

Payments by check or money order will take longer to allow bank processing (usually 10 business days after receipt by VRWA). You will be notified by e-mail when your course is available. Checks should be mailed to Vermont Rural Water Association. Please fill out and print the check form by clicking on the button below.

Contact Info

For licensing/certification and state requirement questions, contact Vermont Rural Water Association.
Phone: 802-660-4988 ext. 305
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