Excellent. I feel very prepared for exam. The instructor was clear, patient, and helped those lacking in math skills with respect and encouragement. I especially liked the way the course was organized to work us through the regulations.
A Class participant
Good dialogue. Excellent insight on trends and developments.
A Class Participant

Virginia Training Courses

Class 1 Basic Training – VAC1

The Class 1 course has been approved by the Virginia Board for Waste Management Facility Operators and is required by the Board regulations for certification as a Class 1 Waste Management Facility Operator. This is a two-day course for operators of Class 1 facilities, including those which are defined as transfer stations, material recovery facilities receiving mixed waste, experimental facilities, or composting facilities receiving yard waste. The course is designed to acquaint landfill operators with the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations and prepare them to take the Board examination for Class 1 (Basic) certification.

Class 2 Landfill Training – VAC2

The Class 2 course has been approved by the Virginia Board for Waste Management Facility Operators and is required by the Board regulations for certification as a Class 2 Waste Management Facility Operator. This is a one-day course for operators of Class 2 facilities including those which compost municipal solid waste, or sanitary, industrial, construction/demolition/debris (CDD) landfills. This course is designed to acquaint landfill operators with the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations and to prepare them to take the Board examination for Class 2 certification. Class 2 certificate holders are also Class 1 certified. Course prerequisite: Class 1 Basic Training Course.

Continuing Professional Education / Training (CPE/T) – VACPET

The 8-hour CPE/T course has been approved by the Virginia Board for Waste Management Facility Operators and is required every two years by the Board regulations for recertification as a Class 1 or 2 Waste Management Facility Operator. This is a one-day, eight-hour classroom course for operators of Class 1 or 2 facilities. This is a review of any updated Class 1 and 2 training requirements as outlined in the Waste Management Facility Operator Rules and Regulations.  This course includes a discussion of any pertinent regulatory changes in the Virginia Solid Waste Management Regulations and current industry topics.

 

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