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 certification upon passing the provisional level certification exam.
  • Blue shaded webinars/webcast are NOT approved for CEU credit.
          • Webinars/webcasts are listed for informational purposes only.

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2018

January
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Jan. 8 - 12
Personnel Management for Rural Utilities
Presents tools a rural utility manager needs to maintain a productive work force. Topics include personnel policies and procedures, safety policies and programs, selecting and hiring staff, orientation and training, regulations and the law, communications and conflict, and motivation and management.
Contact Jeff Congdon for more information at 907-451-2716 or jeffrey.congdon@alaska.gov
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Jan. 8 - 12
Introduction to Wastewater Treatment/Collection Systems
Cost: None
There will be a maximum seating of 20, with preference given to USDA RUS eligible communities.
Exam Fee: $150/exam payable to ARWA and in the ARWA office no later than 1/5/18.
To register call or email Mark Wuitschick at (907) 631-8148 or mark@arwa.org.
Ketchikan
3.0 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 631-8148
Jan. 8 - 9
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity course provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Jan. 10 - 11
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
Working with real-world components, students in this two-day “hands-on” Electrical Troubleshooting course will learn how to fix electrical problems quickly and safely.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Jan. 22 - 23
International Symposium on Potable Reuse
Covering the latest innovations in treatment and monitoring technology, the International Symposium on Potable Reuse will attract water industry professionals from around the world, creating an environment that will integrate, shape, and advance the global discourse on direct and indirect potable reuse.
Click here to register.
Austin, TX
Varies
AWWA
Jan. 24 - 25
International Symposium on Biological Treatment
The 2018 International Symposium on Biological Treatment will explore the latest developments in biological treatment technology, operations, and monitoring strategies. This symposium will dissect the benefits of engineered and passive biological systems from both the research and utility perspectives.
Click here to register.
Austin, TX
Varies
AWWA
Jan. 30
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Alternative Disinfection: Dichlor and Trichlor
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
February
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Feb. 5 - 9
Introduction to Small Water Systems
State Fees: $150 per exam
Dillingham
3.0 Core
BBAHC
Erik Somers (907) 842-3396
Feb. 5 - 9
Organizational Management for Rural Utilities
Describes organizations that may own and operate water and wastewater facilities. Topics include governance, authority and accountability, level of service, customer agreements, roles and responsibilities, the utility ordinance, and regulations.
Contact Jeff Congdon for more information at 907-451-2716 or jeffrey.congdon@alaska.gov
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Feb. 5 - 6
Variable Frequency Drives
Cost: $1,100
This two-day hands-on Variable Frequency Drives course introduces the student to the world of variable frequency drives and their applications in industrial plants and commercial buildings.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Feb. 7 - 8
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E®
Cost: $1,100
The foremost goal of this two-day Arc Flash Electrical Safety course is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Feb. 7 - 9
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E® w/ Skills & Certification
Cost: $1,650
The first two days of this three-day course are identical to our traditional Arc Flash Electrical Safety course. For this version, a third day is added so that students can demonstrate what they have learned by participating in hands-on classroom exercises and taking the ATMT® Electrical Safety Certification exam. .
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
2.25 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Feb. 12 - March 16
Water Treatment Operator Level 1
Cost: $525 non-member / $375 member
This is a 60 hours, 5 week online course and consists of pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes and evaluations.
Attendees will be introduced to water operations and learn the basic functions and responsibilities of Level 1 operators at most water treatment plants.
Click here to register for the training.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Feb. 13 - 15
Activated Sludge and Process Control
Hands-on Activated sludge and process control training.
Must be present all three days or 85% of class to receive CEUs.
Limit 35 attendees, with preference given to water and wastewater operators from USDA RUS eligible communities.
Attendees responsible for their own travel, lodging, and meals.
To register call or email Mark Wuitschick: (907) 631-8148 or mark@arwa.org.
Kodiak
2.35 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 631-8148
Feb. 13 - 15
Cross Connection Controls
Bethel
2.4 Core
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
Feb. 27 - March 1
Electrical Controls 1 (Introduction)
Bethel
1.6 Core
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
Feb. 27
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Small Systems Funding
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
March
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
March 1
Deadline for Exam Registration Forms for Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers for the April 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 March 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
March 5 - 9
Financial Management for Rural Utilities
Provides an overview of financial operations for rural utilities. Topics cover basic processes and procedures for financial reporting, fund accounting, budgeting, collections, risk management, audits, and rate setting.
Contact Jeff Congdon for more information at 907-451-2716 or jeffrey.congdon@alaska.gov
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
March
13 - 15
Wastewater Analysis
Cost: None
Location: Mat-Su College, Palmer, AK Hands-on wastewater analysis using HACH test equipment and reagents.
Must be present all three days or 85% of class to receive CEUs.
Limit 35 attendees, with preference given to water and wastewater operators from USDA RUS eligible communities.
Attendees responsible for their own travel, lodging, and meals.
To register call or email Mark Wuitschick: (907) 631-8148 or mark@arwa.org.
Palmer
1.8 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 631-8148
March 19 - April 20
Water Treatment Operator Level 2
Cost: $525 non-member / $375 member
This is a 60 hours, 5 week online course and consists of pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes and evaluations.
This course introduces water operations personnel to various water treatment processes, their uses, characteristics, sizing, and calculations.
Click here to register for the training.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
March 20 - 22
Electrical Controls 2 (Advanced)
Bethel
TBD
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
March 26 - 30
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Cost: $675
State Fees: $150 per exam
Click here to register online.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen (907) 452-6852
March 26 - April 13
High-Tech Operator Level 1
Cost: $405 non-member / $255 member
This is a 12 hours, 3 week online course and consists of pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes and evaluations.
Learn about SCADA systems in detail, including terms, drawing symbols and naming standards, sample diagrams, descriptions of components and features.
Click here to register for the training.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
March 27
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Water Security and Resiliency
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
April 2 - 6
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Cost: $675
State Fees: $150 per exam
Click here to register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen (907) 452-6852
April 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 March 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
April 17 - 19
Introduction to Small Treated Water Systems
The Small Treated Water System exam will be administered.
Exam Fee: $150
Bethel
1.6 Core
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
April 16 - May 4
High-Tech Operator Level 2
Cost: $405 non-member / $255 member
This is a 12 hours, 3 week online course and consists of pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes and evaluations.
Review the technologies available to track, monitor, and maintain equipment, and to represent, locate, and communicate with remote facilities and equipment. There will be a focus on CMMS, GIS, and GPS.
Click here to register for the training.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
April 16 - 17
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity course provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
April 18 - 19
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
Working with real-world components, students in this two-day “hands-on” Electrical Troubleshooting course will learn how to fix electrical problems quickly and safely.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
April 23 - May 25
Water Treatment Operator Level 3
Cost: $525 non-member / $375 member
This is a 60 hours, 5 week online course and consists of pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes and evaluations.
This course will cover various analyses and applications of key water treatment processes and operations.
Click here to register for the training.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
April 23 - 24
PLCs for Non-Programmers
Cost: $1,100
This course focuses on understanding PLCs; how they work, terminology, and the hardware and software elements that make up a programmable logic controller.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
April 23 - 26
PLC Workshop: From Introduction to Application
Cost: $2,200
This four day seminar consists of the two-day “PLCs for Non-Programmers” seminar and the two-day “PLC Programming and Applications” seminar that are offered consecutively to create this workshop.  This seminar is great for students who want a comprehensive training seminar that will immerse them in the world of PLCs..
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
April 25 - 26
PLC Programming & Applications
Cost: $1,100
This two-day “Hands-On” PLC Programming & Applications course provides a greater depth of PLC knowledge for those who have already taken TPC Trainco’s introductory course, “PLCs for Non-Programmers,” or have some background and experience working with PLCs.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
April 24
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Simultaneous Compliance: Considerations for Adjusting Treatment
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
May
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 1 - 3
Boiler Maintenance and Repair for Water Operators
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
May 2 - 3
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E®
Cost: $1,100
The foremost goal of this two-day Arc Flash Electrical Safety course is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
May 2 - 4
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E® w/ Skills & Certification
Cost: $1,650
he first two days of this three-day course are identical to our traditional Arc Flash Electrical Safety course. For this version, a third day is added so that students can demonstrate what they have learned by participating in hands-on classroom exercises and taking the ATMT® Electrical Safety Certification exam. .
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
2.25 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
May 7 - 8
Pump Repair and Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
This two-day hands-on Pump Repair course is designed to bring students up to speed in their knowledge of field pump repair, maintenance and servicing as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
May 7 - 25
High-Tech Operator Level 3
Cost: $405 non-member / $255 member
This is a 12 hours, 3 week online course and consists of pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes and evaluations.
Review information management technologies, both server-based and Web hosted. Participants will discuss and compare management systems, as well as applications available for collecting and managing performance data and methods available for storing information online securely.
Click here to register for the training.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
May 29
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Harmful Algal Blooms and Cyanotoxins
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
June
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
June 26
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: PFAS: Analytics and Treatment
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
July
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
July 31
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Task Management/Distribution System Optimization
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
August
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 8 - 9
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E®
Cost: $1,100
The foremost goal of this two-day Arc Flash Electrical Safety course is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Aug. 8 - 10
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E® w/ Skills & Certification
Cost: $1,650
he first two days of this three-day course are identical to our traditional Arc Flash Electrical Safety course. For this version, a third day is added so that students can demonstrate what they have learned by participating in hands-on classroom exercises and taking the ATMT® Electrical Safety Certification exam. .
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
2.25 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Aug. 13 - 14
Variable Frequency Drives
Cost: $1,100
This two-day hands-on Variable Frequency Drives course introduces the student to the world of variable frequency drives and their applications in industrial plants and commercial buildings.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Aug. 27 - 28
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity course provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Aug. 29 - 30
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
Working with real-world components, students in this two-day “hands-on” Electrical Troubleshooting course will learn how to fix electrical problems quickly and safely.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Aug. 28
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Water Reuse/Reclaimed Water
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 12th 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 March 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Sept. 25
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Tribal and Very Small Systems
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
October
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
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 March 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Oct. 30
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Droughts and Flooding
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
November
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 27
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Sanitary Surveys
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
December
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Dec. 11
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Tools and Strategies
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
Dec. 17 - 18
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity course provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560
Dec. 19 - 20
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
Working with real-world components, students in this two-day “hands-on” Electrical Troubleshooting course will learn how to fix electrical problems quickly and safely.
Click here to register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich (303) 531-4560