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.

You are eligible to earn 1.5 IACET Continuing Education Units for this course. Criteria for successful completion of this course and to earn IACET CEUs include attendance in all modules, completion of practice exercises in class and a passing score on the exam (if applicable). For those wishing to take advantage of IACET CEUs, please bring a valid government or employer issued ID to verify identity. (See bottom of the Home page for more information on IACET)

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.

You are eligible to earn .8 IACET Continuing Education Units for this course. Criteria for successful completion of this course and to earn IACET CEUs include attendance in all modules, completion of practice exercises in class and a passing score on the exam (if applicable). For those wishing to take advantage of IACET CEUs, please bring a valid government or employer issued ID to verify identity. (See bottom of the Home page for more information on IACET)

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.

You are eligible to earn .8 IACET Continuing Education Units for this course. Criteria for successful completion of this course and to earn IACET CEUs include attendance in all modules, completion of practice exercises in class and a passing score on the exam (if applicable). For those wishing to take advantage of IACET CEUs, please bring a valid government or employer issued ID to verify identity. (See bottom of the Home page for more information on IACET)

General Registration information

Please register and submit payment at least one week prior to course date or additional fees will apply. Registration includes instruction fees, course manuals, exams (if applicable), certificate, and lunch. Space is limited and registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Refunds/Cancellations/Weather
Refund requests (less a $35 processing fee) will be accepted up to two days prior to the training. Substitutions will be accepted at any time prior to the training. Please note that changes or cancellations must be given in writing, and that refunds will not be granted for no-shows. Those unable to travel due to inclement weather may transfer registrations to future courses.

Payments
There are two options for payment when registering online: credit card and check. If choosing to pay by check – include a copy of the email confirmation and mail it with the check to the address below.  (make the check payable to LaBella Associates)

Joyce Training Program
LaBella Associates
1604 Ownby Lane
Richmond, Virginia 23220