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

April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Apr. 3 -
May 20
Water Treatment Operator Level 2 - Spring 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
Apr. 4 - 6
21st Century Membrane Technology in the Water and Wastewater Process
Course Fee: No Cost
Location:City of Homer Water Treatment Plant, 118 Skyline Drive, Homer, AK
Seating is limited to 25 with preference given to USDA RUS eligible communities.
Attendees are responsible for their own transportation, meals, and lodging.
To register call or email Mark Wuitschick at mark@arwa.org or (907) 631-8148.
Homer
2.25 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick
(907) 631-8148
Apr. 5
AWWA Webinar: Perfluorinated Compounds: Research & Treatment Part I
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Apr. 8 - 11
WEF Conference: Residuals/Biosolids Conference 2017
Click here for more information or to register.
Seattle
TBD
WEF
Apr. 10 - 14
Operational Management for Rural Utilities
Cost: Free
Offers specific skills and knowledge that a manager needs to oversee a rural utility. A manager needs to understand an operator’s duties and the time needed to perform those duties. Topics include safety, operations and maintenance scheduling, data collection and reporting, public relations, inventory control, and contingency planning.
Travel/lodging grants may be available depending on community and applicant eligibility. Contact Melva Traverso with Tanana Chiefs Conference at 800-478-6822 ext 3437 or melva.traverso@tananachiefs.org
Fairbanks
3.2 Core
TCC
Melva Traverso (800) 478-6822 Ext. 3437
Apr. 10-11
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
Apr. 12
AWWA Webinar: Foundations in Water Loss: Resolving Apparent Losses at Your Utility
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Apr. 14
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 March 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Apr. 17 - 25
Electrical Controls
To register for this course please contact Deya Imdieke at
(907) 842-3396 or dimdieke@bbahc.org
Dillingham
2.1 Core
IHS-EHSC
BBAHC
Deya Imdieke
(907) 842-3396
Apr. 17 -
May 12
High Tech Operator Course 2 - Spring 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
Apr. 17 - 21
Introduction to Small Water 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
Apr. 18 - 20
Introduction to Small Treated Water Systems
The Small Treated Water System exam will be administered at this course.
To register contact:
Jennifer Dobson: (907) 543-6420 or email Jennifer.
Alyssa Gustafson: (907) 543-6421, or email Alyssa.
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC-OEH
Jennifer Dobson (907) 543-6420
Apr. 19
AWWA Webinar: Infrastructure Finance Series: Federal Policy Developments Affecting the Water Sector
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Apr. 24 - 28
AWWMA 57th Annual Statewide Conference
For more information or to register online click here.
Anchorage
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone (907) 561-9777
Apr. 24 -
May 26
Water Treatment Operator Level 3 - Spring 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
Apr. 25
AWWA Webinar: ACE17 Preview: Condition Assessment
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Apr. 25
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Water Security and Resiliency
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
Apr. 26
AWWA Webinar: Lessons in Chloramine Residual Management
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
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 -
May 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 30
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Water Systems Partnerships
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
June
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
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 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 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
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 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. 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
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. 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
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. 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
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
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