Alaska Training Coalition Calendar

  • Dates listed on the calendar below are tentative.
  • If you are interested in a particular course, you must call the contact listed to register for the course.
  • Training classes may be canceled or rescheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
  • Please check back often as this calendar will be updated frequently.
  • Yellow shaded courses are introductory courses that "qualify" the attendee for a provisional level exam.
  • Blue shaded webinars/webcast are NOT approved for CEU credit.
          • Webinars/webcasts are listed for informational purposes only.

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2017

May
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 2 - 4
Electrical Controls
To register contact:
Jennifer Dobson: (907) 543-6420 or email Jennifer.
Alyssa Gustafson: (907) 543-6421, or email Alyssa.
Bethel
2.1 Core
YKHC-OEH
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
May 3
AWWA Webinar: Foundations in Water Loss: Improving Customer Relations
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
May 8 - 26
High Tech Operator Course 3 - Spring 2017
Course Fee: $405 (non-member), $255 (member)
This is a three week online course about information management technologies includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
May 10
AWWA Webinar: Infrastructure Finance Series: Utility Integration of Private Financing
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
May 15 - 19
Date Change!
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course Fee: $675
State Fees: $150 per exam fees.
Click here to register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
May 15 - 16
Variable Frequency Drives
Course Fee: $1,100
This hands on seminar introduces the student to world of variable frequency drives. This seminar will be most helpful to workers in industrial plants and commercial buildings. Students will learn how to improve VFD control and efficiency, troubleshoot and fix VFDs, reduce equipment downtime, eliminate chronic VFD problems, lower the cost of VFD operation, and alleviate the need for hiring costly outside service contractors, all while establishing a culture of safe work practices among employees.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
May 16
Smith & Loveless Inc.: Pump School
Fee: No Cost
Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: Extended Stay America - Fairbanks - Old Airport Way Click here to register for this training.
Fairbanks
0.5 Core
S&L, Inc.
Leona Georgiou
(913) 888-5201
Ext. 481
May 17
AWWA Webinar: Community Engineering Corps: Using Volunteer Expertise to Make an Impact in Small Systems
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
May 18
Smith & Loveless Inc.: Pump School
Fee: No Cost
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Cabela's
Click here to register for this training.
Anchorage
0.5 Core
S&L, Inc.
Leona Georgiou
(913) 888-5201
Ext. 481
May 21 - 24
WEF Conference: Collection Systems Conference 2017
Click here for more information or to register.
Omaha
TBD
WEF
May 22 -26
Small Water Treatment Process Control
Course Fee: No Cost
Exam Fees: $150 per exam
Systems course providing hands-on training that demonstrates proper sampling and treatment process monitoring relevant for rural operators. Students will have an opportunity to take the Small Treated Water System and Water Treatment Provisional Level exam administered on the final day of class. We aim to have 15 students with preference given to USDA Rural Utility Support eligible communities.
Kotzebue
3.0 Core
Maniilaq Assn.
Chris Dankmeyer
(907) 442-7173
May 24
AWWA Webinar: Integrating NASA Datasets into Utility Water Resources Planning and Management
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
May 25
WEF Webcast: Basics of Phosphorus Removal and Operational Lessons Learned
Time: 9 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
May 30
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Water Systems Partnerships
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
May 31
Long-Term Planning & Management Workshop for Small Water Systems
Fee: NO COST
Time: 10 am - 5 pm
Location: Noel Wein Public Library Conference Room, at
1215 Cowles Street, Fairbanks
Operating, managing, owning and/or making decisions about your water system can be a challenging endeavor. Complex and increasing regulations, decreasing revenues, and decaying infrastructure only increase the difficulties. This dynamic workshop will provide useful information to make your job just a little easier.
Register online by clicking here.
Fairbanks
0.6 Core
EFCN
Francine Stefan
(505) 277-0644
June
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
June 1
WEF Webcast: WaSH and Global Public Health - Sanitation Approaches in Developing Countries
Time: 8 - 10 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
June 7
WEF Webcast: Planning for I/I Reduction and Strategies to Get the Job Done
Time: 9 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
June 7
AWWA Webinar: Infrastructure Finance Series: Innovative Strategies for Customer Affordability
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
June 8
EFCN Webinar: Ask the Expert: Workforce Development
Time:10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
EFCN
June 7 - 15
AVTEC Sanitation Energy Efficiency Training
For more information or to register contact:
Dawn Davis, (907) 729-3514 or dmdavis@anthc.org
Gianna Niva, (907) 729-3549 or gmniva@anthc.org
Seward
6.4 Core
AVTEC ANTHC
Dawn Davis
(907) 729-3514
Gianna Niva
(907) 729-3549
June 11 - 14
ACE17 Annual Conference & Exposition
Click here for more information or to register.
Philadelphia, PA
Varies
AWWA
June 11 - 14
IWA/WEF Conference: Instrumentation, Control, and Automation 2017
Click here for more information or to register.
Omaha
TBD
WEF
June 12 - 14
WEF Conference: Nutrient Symposium 2017
Click here for more information or to register.
Omaha
TBD
WEF
June 14
EFCN Webinar: Ask the Expert: Advice on Capital Planning for your Water System
Time:10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
EFCN
June 21
WEF Webcast: Anticipating Odor Releases Based on Air Flow in Collection Systems and Selecting Appropriate Treatment to Control Odors
Time: 9 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
June 22
WEF Webcast: Enabling the Water Resources Utility of the Future Webinar Series - Better and Smarter: Technology Innovation for the Utility of the Future
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
June 22 - 23
Utility Disaster Workshop
The workshop will take place at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage
To register please contact Angie Monteleone at (907) 561-9777 or amonteleone@awwma.org.
Anchorage
1.6 Core
AWWMA
TEEX
Angie Monteleone
(907) 561-9777
June 26 - 29
PLC Programming Workshop: From Introduction to Application
Course Fee: $2,200
This PLC Programming Workshop combines our introductory PLC course with our programming and applications course to provide the student a complete PLC education from a basic introduction on how PLCs work to providing them the knowledge, confidence and ability to modify or create their own PLC programs.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 26 - 27
PLCs for Non-Programmers 2 Day "Hands-On"
Course Fee: $1,100
Using hands-on demonstrations in this PLC training, we convert the seemingly complex world of automation and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) into practical, down to earth lessons the average non-programming person can understand. Students will learn to speak the PLC language, read and interpret PLC ladder logic, troubleshoot PLC systems and components, and fix the most common PLC problems on their own.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 26 - 27
PLC Programming & Applications
Course Fee: $1,100
This two-day “Hands-On” PLC Programming & Applications training program provides a greater depth of PLC knowledge for those who have already taken TPC Trainco’s introductory course PLCs for Non-Programmers, or have a similar background and experience working with PLCs. It is designed to help maintenance technicians, electricians and others modify and write common PLC programs on their own. It will provide students the comfort and confidence they need to edit or create new PLC solutions for their specific work applications. It will make vendor specific PLC programming manuals understandable. And in addition to a practical, real world PLC programming education, students’ specific needs and concerns are also addressed during the class so that they can go back to their workplace and immediately apply what they’ve learned.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 27
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Treatment for Harmful Algal Blooms and Associated Toxins and Funding for Upgrades
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
July
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
July 24 -
Aug. 25
Water Treatment Operator Level 1 - Fall 2017
Course Fee: $525 (non-member), $375 (member)
This is a five week online course that includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Completion of this course makes you eligible for you eligible for Water Treatment Provisional Level certification upon passing the Water Treatment Level 1 exam.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
AWWA
July 25
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Water Loss and Distribution System Infrastructure: Leak Detection and Cost Savings
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
July 26
AWWA Webinar: Effective Utility Management: Your Utility's Road to Sustainability
Time: 9 - 10 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
July 31 -
Aug. 1
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Course Fee: $1,100
This 2-day basic electrical training seminar provides the foundation of electrical knowledge for our students. It includes hands-on skills improvement and is specifically designed for maintenance technicians and other non-electrical personnel working in industrial plants and commercial buildings. It is also a great refresher for experienced electricians and engineers. The goal of this basic electrical training course is to teach students how to reduce equipment downtime, improve overall efficiency and safety, and fix problems they’ve been unable to solve on their own.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
August
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 2 - 3
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventive Maintenance
Course Fee: $1,100
This two-day Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventive Maintenance training was created to bring students up to speed in their electrical troubleshooting skills as quickly and safely as possible, and it was designed to cover the most commonly performed electrical troubleshooting tasks a maintenance technician faces in their job every day. For the novice or experienced electrician, this training course provides a no-nonsense, practical and real world systematic approach to electrical troubleshooting.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Aug. 9 - 10
Biological Wastewater Process Control Seminar
Cost: $375
Location: AWWU Eagle River WWTP
This seminar will present the process control methodologies and laboratory techniques necessary to control the activated sludge process or any wastewater treatment system with an emphasis on process monitoring & trouble shooting.
Click here to download the registration form.
Anchorage
1.6 Core
Enviro. Leverage Inc.
Tracy Finnegan
(690) 906-9791
Aug. 21 - 25
FULL
Intermediate Wastewater Treatment Training
This training is currently full. However, you can email Angie at AWWMA to be placed on a waiting list in event of a cancelation.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone
(907) 561-9777
Aug. 22
AWWA Webinar: How to Implement Utility Climate Action Plans
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Aug. 23 - 24
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E®
Course Fee: $1,100
A 2-Day training course based on the NFPA 70E® Standard for
Electrical Safety in the Workplace
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Aug. 23 - 25
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E® with Skills & Certification
Course Fee: $1,650
A 3-Day Course including group exercises, individual skills demonstrations and testing certification based on the NFPA 70E® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
2.25 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Aug. 29
AWWA Webinar: Advances in Distribution System Modeling
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Aug. 29
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Treatment and Control for Manganese and Iron
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
September
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Sept. 1
Deadline for Exam Registration Forms for Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers for the October 13th Written Exam
Locations: Anchorage (including Mat-Su Valley, Palmer and Wasilla), Barrow, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Kodiak, Sitka, & Valdez
Click here for the exam registration form. The registration form and the $150 per exam fee must be in our office no later than October 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Sept. 11 - Oct. 13
Water Treatment Operator Level 2 - Fall 2017
Course Fee: $525 (non-member), $375 (member)
This is a five week online course that includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
Sept. 13
AWWA Webinar: Guidance on Cross Connection Control Program Selection and Responsibilities
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Sept. 18 - Oct. 6
High Tech Operator Course 1 - Fall 2017
Course Fee: $405 (non-member), $255 (member)
This is a three week online course about SCADA includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
Sept. 20
AWWA Webinar: Funding Mechanisms for Source Water Protection Programs
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Sept. 26
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Small Systems Research Centers (DeRisk)
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
Sept. 27
AWWA Webinar: How to Overcome Institutional Barriers to a Reuse Project
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Sept. 30 -
Oct. 4
Chicago
Varies
WEF
October
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Oct. 4 - 5
Pump Repair & Maintenance
Course Fee: $1,100
This Pump Repair and Maintenance training seminar helps students understand what to do when a pump stops working and how to repair it. Broken pumps can have drastic consequences at your facility. Overall, this training program is designed to teach technicians how to bring pumps back to life when they fail, what they should learn from those failures, and then what to do to make sure they never happen again.
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Oct. 9 - 27
High Tech Operator Course 2 - Fall 2017
Course Fee: $405 (non-member), $255 (member)
This is a three week online course about CMMS, GIS, and GPS includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
Oct. 11
AWWA Webinar: Perfluorinated Compounds: Research & Treatment Part II
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Oct. 13
Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers
Locations: Anchorage (including Mat-Su Valley, Palmer and Wasilla), Barrow, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Kodiak, Sitka, & Valdez
The registration form and the $150 per exam fee must be in our office no later than September 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Oct. 16 -
Nov. 17
Water Treatment Operator Level 3 - Fall 2017
Course Fee: $525 (non-member), $375 (member)
This is a five week online course that includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
Oct. 16 - 20
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Course Fee: $675
State Fees: $150 per exam fees.
Click here to register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Oct. 30 -
Nov. 2
ARWA 19th Annual Training Conference
This fun filled 4-day training will take place 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily to ensure 3.0 total CEUs can be obtained.
Three training tracks available: Water, Wastewater and Sourcewater.
Registration begins online May 15th at www.arwa.org.
Please contact Kelly with any questions.
Anchorage
Up to 3.0 Core
ARWA
Kelly Comerford (907) 841-2800
Oct. 30 -
Nov. 3
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course Fee: $675
State Fees: $150 per exam fees.
Click here to register online.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Oct. 30 -
Nov. 2
AWWA Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition
Click here for more information or to register.
Houston
TBD
AWWA
Oct. 30 -
Nov. 17
High Tech Operator Course 3 - Fall 2017
Course Fee: $405 (non-member), $255 (member)
This is a three week online course about information management technologies includes pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
Click here for more information and to register for the course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
Oct. 31
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: State Acceptance of UV Disinfection Technologies
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
November
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 12 - 16
AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition
Click here for more information or to register.
Portland
TBD
AWWA
Nov. 13 - 17
Alaskan Intermediate Water Treatment Systems
Course Fee: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam fees.
Click here to register online.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Nov. 28
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Lead in Schools and Selecting Lead Free Fixtures
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
December
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Dec. 6
AWWA Webinar: 2017 Regulatory Updates
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Dec. 12
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Residual Chlorine and Calibration Checks for Chlorine Instruments
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA