Technical Training & Licensure

12-hour CEU Workshop for Licensed Contractors
 

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

This two-day workshop covers the following areas:

Day One:

 1) 2015 IRC and Mass amendments to the 9th edition of the State Building Code:

The first 4 hours covers the development of building codes and the Commonwealth’s history as to how building codes became mandated. Also reviews the new requirements for Construction Supervisors Licensees for the 9th edition and outlines the Commonwealth and local structures surrounding permitting. Discussion includes, 1) The 2015 International Residential Building Code and the Massachusetts Amendments; 2) How to research code questions; 3) What the chapters of the code mean and how they apply and; 4) The changes from the 2009 code to the 2015 codes pertaining to residential 1 and 2 family construction with code compliance.

2) Energy Code class 2015 IECC with Massachusetts amendments:

The final 2 hours cover Energy Code changes and how we approach energy conservation through the Massachusetts Building Code, including 1) Commonwealth mandated changes; 2) How to achieve compliance in new and existing buildings 3) The incentives to exceed the mandated requirements and; 4) The future of renewal energy and how it may apply to construction.

Day Two:

1) Workman’s Compensation and Best Business Practices:

We first go through what license requirements are for business as well as building permit applications and how to deal with the building department and the town hall when applying for building permits such as the application, permit fees, inter departmental sign offs, fire department review etc. and the requirements of the Home Improvement Contractor law how it is applied and why the Board of Building Regulations and Standards tied the law into a licensee’s renewal. The Workmen’s Compensation part reviews the requirement of workman’s compensation insurance and the requirement to verify the affidavits prior to the issuance of permits by and city of town in the commonwealth, how to obtain Workman’s Compensation insurance and the rates insurance company sets for each trade. This portion of the workshop is approximately 1 hour and is followed by a question and answer section.

2) Safety:

A comprehensive review of O.S.H.A. requirements for the construction industry. This portions of the workshop is approximately 1 hour.

3) 2015 IBC and IEBC Massachusetts Building Code 9th edition with amendments:

Review of the 2015 IBC chapters will be followed by a discussion of the reasons for the chapters how we apply each chapter to a project and what has been amended by the Massachusetts amendments in each chapter. The 2015 IEBC code is reviewed on the three choices for code compliance paths when renovating existing building that are other than a 1 or 2 family dwelling unit.  Approximately 2 hours.

4) M.G.L. 40 A, The Zoning Act:

This highly interactive class starts with the reason for the regulation and moves into how zoning works when building permit applications are sought after. This comprehensive review includes the following: 1) The initial state mandate of zoning; 2) How to read a zoning map; 3) Schedule of zoning uses, structures, districts, setbacks, special permits, variances, exemptions, complaints, findings, statute of limitations. Discussion includes the process to change or add zoning regulations within a community. Approximately 2 hours.

1 Saturday and 1 Sunday 9am- 4pm
February 17 & 18
Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
Fee: $250 (10% discount for MVBA members)
Co-sponsored by Mass Nail It!
 
By submitting a payment through this site you agree to ACE MV’s TERMS OF REGISTRATION.

6-hour CEU Workshop for Licensed Contractors (Building and Energy Codes)

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

This one-day workshop covers the following areas:

1) 2015 IRC and Mass amendments to the 9th edition of the State Building Code: 

The first 4- hours of this workshop begins with the development of building codes and our state’s history as to how building codes became mandated. Also reviews the new requirements for Construction Supervisors Licensees for the 9th edition and outline the state and local structures surrounding permitting. Then we will get into the 2015 International Residential Building Code and the Massachusetts Amendments discussing how to research code questions and what the chapters of the code mean and how they apply. Also the changes from the 2009 code to the 2015 codes pertaining to residential 1 and 2 family construction with code compliance.  

2) Energy Code class 2015 IECC with Massachusetts amendments: 

The final 2 hours reviews the energy code and the reasons for the changes in the way we approach energy conservation through our Massachusetts State Building Code and how the Commonwealth mandated the changes, the incentives to exceed the mandated requirements and how to achieve compliance in new and existing buildings. We also look to see what lies ahead for the future of renewal energy and how it may apply to construction.  

 
1 Saturday 9am-4pm
February 17
Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
Fee: $150 (10% discount for MVBA members)
Co-Sponsored by Mass Nail It!

 

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


Unrestricted Contractors Supervisor License Prep

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: 9th Edition Commercial Code Book, 9th 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 1, 8, 15, 22 | March 8, 15, 22
  • Location: MVRHS 501
  • Fee: $350 plus books

Class A Commercial Drivers License MORNING & AFTERNOON sessions

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- 12 pm
April 16- 20
Fee: $3960
Location: Vineyard Transit Authority, Airport Rd, Edgartown
Class size limited to 4
 
 Look for upcoming dates soon for Spring Classes.

Class B Commercial Drivers License MORNING & AFTERNOON sessions

Instructor: Dan Eaton, Retired State Trooper, CDL Section

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 4-hour sessions per day.  Training includes air brake test, pre trip inspection, 4 maneuvers on the CDL course that are required to pass the test and the road test portion.  Upon completion of the 20 hours, the student will be ready to take and pass THE CDL CLASS B EXAM. NOTE: the prerequisites for this course include: (1) Ability to drive standard transmission, large commercial vehicle (2) DOT medical certificate and (3) Commercial learners permit (CLP). Class size limited to 4.

 

1 Week, Monday- Friday 8am-12pm or 1-5pm
September 25th-29th
Location: Vineyard Transit Authority
Fee: $2,860.00
Each session is limited to 4
Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA

Look for upcoming dates soon for Spring Classes.


 Hoisting 2A /1C License Prep
Instructor: Dan Eaton, Retired State Trooper, CDL Section
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. Students must complete State application and sign-up for exam by September 26th. Exam is October 26th in Taunton. Free transportation to Taunton will be provided.

 

Saturday, 9am-4pm
Date: TBD
Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
Fee: $275, plus $75 per exam
Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA
Look for upcoming dates soon for Spring Classes.

One Hour Hoisting 2A /1C Continuing Education Workshop
Instructor: Dan Eaton, Retired State Trooper, CDL Section
Licensed excavator, backhoe, front-end loader and skid-steer operators- Don’t let your licensure lapse! Students will receive a certificate of completion that they can use toward their continuing education credits.

 

1 Saturday, 11am-12pm
Date: TBD
Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
Fee: $119
Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA
By submitting a payment through this site you agree to ACE MV’s TERMS OF REGISTRATION.

Hoisting 2A /1C CEU Workshop and License Prep

Instructor: Dan Eaton, All Phase Training

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.

  • For non-licensed seeking licensure
  • 1 Saturday, 9am-4pm
  • Fee: $275, plus $75 per exam
  • Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Facility
  • Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA

Look for upcoming dates soon for Spring Class.


Continued Education for Licensed Hoisters (2 CEUs)

 

  • Earn 2 credits toward maintaining your licensure. 
  • 1 Saturday, 2pm-4pm
  • Fee: $119
  • Location: Tisbury Emergency Services Facility
  • Co-Sponsored by All Phase Training, Duxbury, MA

Look for upcoming dates soon for Spring Class.


Landscapers

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

Look for upcoming dates soon for Winter & Spring Classes.


Pesticide Licensure And CEU Workshop

Instructor: Gabrielle Sakolsky, Entomologist

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)”.

  • For non-licensed seeking licensure
  • 1 Saturday 8am-12pm
  • Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room
  • $189

Look for upcoming dates soon for Winter & Spring Classes.


Continued Education for Licensed Pesticide Applicators (2 CEUs)

Instructor: TBA

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
  • Tisbury Emergency Services Training Room

Look for upcoming dates soon for Winter & Spring Classes.


Food Service

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
  • Exam: Same Saturday at 4pm
  • Tisbury School Home Economics
  • $250

Look for upcoming dates soon for Winter & Spring Classes.


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
  • $60 includes materials

Coming Spring 2018!