Licensure and Certification

Fertilizer Applicator Certification Workshop

Instructor: Umass, Amherst Turf Program, Island Boards of Health

Local fertilizer regulations are in effect as of January 15, 2015. Get certified! This course will allow you to become certified to handle and use fertilizer in each town per new local regulations. Learn about the new regulations for professional development or personal enrichment. Ideal for island farmers, landscapers, gardeners, turf management businesses and interested homeowners.

1 Saturday, 9am-3pm

April 15
MVRHS Library/ Fee: $35 for Personal Enrichment, $85 for Certification
Exam: Saturday, April 15 or at a later scheduled date


ServSafe Food Handling Certification

Instructor: Alice Robinson

Get certified to serve food! This one day workshop is convenient for those with busy schedules. Successful completion of this course and exam meets state and local requirements for a Person in Charge (PIC) of a food service establishment. Textbook, exam, anti-choking training, integrated FDA and State Food Codes and employee training materials are included. For more information on taking the exam online and where to pick up materials, please call the office (508) 693-9222. Please pick books up by May 6th.

1 Saturday, 8:30am-5pm
May 20th
Exam: Saturday, May 20th, 4pm
Tisbury School Home Economics
$250


Food Safety Sanitation Mini-Course 

Instructor: Alice Robinson 

This course is designed for anyone serving non-hazardous food in places such as bed and breakfasts, street fairs, and Farmer’s Markets. 

1 Wednesday 4-7pm

May 24th
**NEW LOCATION – Tisbury School Home Economics Classroom
$60 includes materials

 

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Pesticide Licensure And CEU Workshop

Instructor: Gabrielle Sakolsky, Entomologist

For non-licensed seeking licensure:
This 4-hour workshop will prepare you to sit for the Pesticide Applicator (CORE) and Dealer Licensure Test. Class includes a free bus trip from Woods Hole to Bourne to sit for the exam on the morning of April 18th. Participants who are interested in sitting for the exam must register before April 11th, 2017 with the Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs. The exam will be held at 9:00am on Tuesday, April 18th at Upper Cape Tech Regional School in Bourne. A shuttle will be provided at Woods Hole to take students to the exam. Students will need to purchase the book “New Core Manual (3rd Ed.) w/MA Core Supplement(2014)”.

1 Saturday 8am-12pm
April 8
Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
$189

Continued Education for Licensed Pesticide Applicators (2 CEUs)
Licensed pesticide applicators earn 2 CEUs for this workshop. Topics include integrated pest management (IPM) and how to read a pesticide label and data safety sheet.

1 Saturday 10am-12pm
April 8
Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
$50 


CEU Workshop for Licensed Contractors

Instructor: Michael A. Giampietro, C.B.O.

A local CEU opportunity for local builders. This two day, 12 hour CEU workshop will cover:

 

Day One:

  1. The 2015 international residential code with upcoming MA amendments
  2. The 2015 International energy code with current MA amendments
  3. Business (Home Improvement Contractor Program) and Workman’s Comp
Day Two:
  1. International Building Code and the International Existing Building Code 
  2. Massachusetts Zoning Act and What is OSHA
1 Saturday
June 10 8am-5pm
1 Sunday
June 11 9am- 2pm
TBD
$235

 


Hoisting 2A /1C CEU Workshop and License Prep 

Instructor: Dan Eaton, All Phase Training

For non-licensed seeking licensure:
Earn your license to operate an excavator, backhoe, front-end loader and skid-steer. Class also offers license for operators of forklifts, rough terrain telescopic handlers (Lull), and knucklebooms. Designed to give the applicant all the necessary info to pass the Mass Dept. of Public Safety 2A and 1C hoisting exams.
1 Saturday, April 1, 9am-4pm
Fee: $275, plus $75 per exam
Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Facility
Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA

 

Continued Education for Licensed Hoisters (2 CEUs)
Earn 2 credits toward maintaining your licensure. 
1 Saturday, April 1, 2pm-4pm
Fee: $119
Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Facility
Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA

 

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Adult Basic Education and HiSET Exam Prep

Instructors: Akia Sharp Barbosa, Sharon Engler Adviser: Sidney Morris

Get yourself on a track toward a career and more fulfilling employment. This program prepares adults to make a successful transition from post-secondary programs and begin careers in high-demand fields. Prepare yourself for taking the HiSET Examination and/or develop the communication skills to advance toward a career. Diagnostic testing is offered for each student to measure proficiency in five subject areas: reading, writing, math, science, and history. A “flipped classroom” design and rolling admissions individualizes your learning experience through computer-based tutoring. Free mentorships available. Scholarships available. This class is made available by a generous grant from The Vineyard Golf Club Foundation.

10 Mondays: 6:30-8:30pm
January 9- April Fee: $200
MVRHS Writing Lab

 

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Commercial Drivers License

 

Instructor: Dan Eaton, All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA

Each student will receive 20 hours of training, which will take place over a 5-day period. This 20-hour program will be broken into a 4-hour sessions per day. Training includes: Pre-trip inspection, air brake test, 4 maneuvers on the CDL course that are required to pass the test, and written road test portion. Upon completion of the 20 hours, the student will be ready to take and pass the CDL Class A exam. NOTE: Prerequisites for this course include: 1) Ability to drive a standard transmission; 2) Ability to back up a trailer; 3) DOT Medical Certificate and; 4) Commercial Learners Permit (CLP).

20 Hours, Monday- Friday 8am-12pm or 1pm-5pm

March 27 – March 31 Fee: $3350

Location: Vineyard Transit Authority, Airport Rd, Edgartown

Class size limited to 4 By submitting a payment through this site you agree to ACE MV’s TERMS OF REGISTRATION.

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Unrestricted Contractors Supervisor License

Instructor: Bill Howland, Construction Supervisor Training

Prep course covers construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, removal, and demolition involving any activity regulated by the code for: 1) 3500 cubic foot enclosed spaces; 2) One and two family dwellings or any accessory building thereto, irrespective of size; 3) Buildings used for farm purposes and; 4) Retaining walls less than 10 feet in height at all points along the wall as measured from the base of the footing to the top of the wall. This license includes all of the Specialty Licenses. Material required for course: 8th Edition Commercial Code  Book, 8th Edition Residential Code Book, IECC Energy Code and Architectural Access Code. For more information and to sign up, please visit: www.contractorsuccess.com or call (978) 939-3435

7 Thursdays 3:30- 7pm

February 2 – March 23

Fee: $350

Location: MVRHS 501


Food Safety Sanitation Mini-Course Instructor: Alice Robinson This course is designed for anyone serving non-hazardous food in places such as bed and breakfasts, street fairs, and Farmer’s Markets. Coming Spring 2017