Aarcher Institute

FAQs

If you have additional questions, please e-mail us at training@aarcherinstitute.com.

Course Information

Our environmental training courses are held at various locations throughout the country. We personally select conference quality hotels to ensure a comfortable learning environment.

If a course is no longer has available, you will see “Sold Out” next to that particular course on our website.

Your registration fee covers all course materials, books, and morning and afternoon snacks. It does not cover lunches or your travel expenses or hotel accommodations.

Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an electronic confirmation. If you have any questions about your registration, please contact us at 410-897-0037.

Dress is casual. The temperature in the meeting rooms may vary, so make sure you bring a sweater or jacket to ensure your personal comfort.

Course notes and books used during the training are included in your registration fee. We do not sell course materials separately.

Courses begin at 8:15AM local time. (All Virtual Courses begin at 8:15AM Eastern) and end at 4:15PM local time. We break for lunch from noon until 1:00PM. On the LAST DAY, we end the course at 3:00PM.

We know that last minute emergencies do occur, so please call us as soon as your plans change. Contact us at 410-897-0037 for a copy of our cancellation policy.

If you have any questions regarding payment, please call us at 410-897-0037.

Yes, government attendees and groups of 3 or more (registered and paying together) receive a 15% discount.

Yes, Aarcher Institute courses have been approved for continuing education credit for all certifying bodies. Credit hours are based on individual certifying/licensing organization policies. The course agenda and embossed certificate you receive at the end of the course can be submitted for credit. We are here to help should any credit issues arise at any time.

No…but if you want some, please ask your instructor!

Yes. Our professional staff is available to any attendee who has questions after the course. We offer this service on a complementary basis out of appreciation for your business. Either call us at 410-897-0037 or email your question to training@aarcherinstitute.com.

We can easily transfer you to another course or, if necessary, let you designate another person to take your place. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can make the necessary changes to the name tags, roster sheet, etc.

The Aarcher Institute offers an option for online participation in some of our courses. This “Virtual Attendance” option allows you to participate from any location, watching a live feed of the instructor, who wears a lapel microphone for good sound quality. You will also view a live image of all slides used in the course as part of your display, and you can participate and ask questions at any time. You will attend following the same (Eastern time zone) schedule as the rest of the class. You will recive all course materials and supplied in advance of the course, and a certificate will be sent to you when the course is complete.

Yes, we offer customized in-house/on-site training for all of our courses. Please call 410-897-0037 for more information, or click here to send a request by email.

General courtesy rules apply to our courses. We request that attendees set their cell phones and pagers on the vibrate mode and leave the room while talking on the phone.

Since we keep records of our attendees and the days attended, we will be able to replace your certificate. To expedite our search, please let our office staff know when and where you attended.

Aarcher Institute instructors keep abreast of current events impacting the environmental arena. Training materials are updated on a constant basis to keep up with ongoing changes.

Hotel and Venue Information

No, but we personally select hotels we think you’ll find appealing.  We think you’ll enjoy the convenience of staying at the course site and value the opportunity to interact with other attendees after the sessions.

No. We provide you with the hotel’s website.

Please call us at 410-897-0037 and we will try to assist you. You may also click on course locations provided in the course description for additional information about individual locations.

In most cases, the hotels have set aside a limited number of rooms at government per diem rates. They are available on a first come, first served basis for reservations made prior to the hotel reservation cutoff date.

Please contact the hotel directly for this information.

For specific transportation information, please call the hotel.

Our locations and hotels may change from year to year. New locations, hotels, and dates are uploaded to aarcherinstitute.com as soon as contracts are finalized.

Generally, you can get the best directions by contacting the hotel directly. If you need our help, just contact us at 410-897-0037 and we will try to provide you with adequate information.