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Facility & Rentals

The AGC/VT Workplace Safety Training Center in Montpelier is a state-of-the-art facility designed to host a variety of trainings, conferences and educational classes. The Center is one of the very few buildings of its kind in New England. With more than 10,000 square feet of training space and filled with a wide variety of safety apparatus and equipment, our center is devoted exclusively to the safety education and training of people involved in the trades. Our training facility is used by contractors, public works officials, fire and emergency responders, and businesses of all disciplines.

Two classrooms and conference rooms are equipped with surround sound, Internet capabilities (including wireless), a PowerPoint projector, CD/DVD and cable. Each classroom has a seating capacity of 70, and the center also includes a kitchen and bathroom facilities.

A classroom environment with adults listening to a male instructor

Our facility provides safety training in many activities including, but not limited to:

  • Commercial driver safety awareness
  • Confined space rescue
  • Concrete and masonry skills
  • Electrical safety
  • Emergency management
  • Fire responder
  • Heavy equipment operations
  • Power and hydraulic tool training
  • Respiratory protection

Among the items available for hands on safety training are:

  • A collection of power bench saws and drills
  • A crawler mini-excavator
  • A rubber-tired excavator
  • Trench boxes
  • Pipe lasers
  • Mobile scaffolding
  • Fall-protection gear
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Special suits for hazardous materials areas
  • Rappelling harnesses and ropes
  • Assembled concrete forms
  • A manhole for descending into confined space area
  • A snakelike course of 24-inch to 36-inch black ADS plastic pipe provides the confined space.

Classes and workshops are regularly offered in, but not limited to:

  • ATTSA Traffic Technician Vermont OSHA 10-Hour
  • Confined Spaces
  • Erosion Control
  • Excavation Safety
  • Fall Protection
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Flag Trainer
  • Hazardous materials
  • Mine and Quarry Safety (MSHA)
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Scaffold Training
  • Steel Erection

For more information about the NERSA facility, upcoming training classes, and/or rental availability, please call our office at (802) 223-2374, or e-mail Debbie at debbie@agcvt.org.

Classroom environment, large, with adults listening to a male instructor

For more information about the NERSA facility, upcoming training classes, and/or rental availability, please call our office at (802) 223-2374, or e-mail Debbie at debbie@agcvt.org.

Directions to AGC/VT Workplace Safety Training Center and Vermont’s Capital Conference Center

NERSA is located on Graves Street, which turns into Three Mile Bridge Road in Montpelier. From I-89 (North or South) take Exit 8.

Take your third left onto Bailey Avenue. You will come to a four-way intersection. Take a Left onto Route 2 / State Street, heading towards Middlesex.

Travel approximately one mile, past the Dairy Cream on your left, and then bear slightly to the left, onto Graves Street. Immediately you will go over a set of railroad tracks and the AGC/VT office and NERSA facility is the first building on your right.