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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2016

November
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 2
WEF Webcast: UTILITY MANAGEMENT: Intelligent Water Systems: A Smart Start
Time: 9 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
Nov. 2 - 3
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventive Maintenance
Course Fee: $990
A 2-Day Course for Everyday Building, Plant and Facility Maintenance
Day 1 - Electrical Circuits, Motors & Power Distribution
Day 2 - Power Quality, Lighting, PLCs& VFDs
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 7 - 11
Intermediate Water Treatment
Course Fee: $645
State Fees: $20 application and $30 per exam fees.
Water Treatment Level 2 - 4 exams will be administered if you hold a current lower level water treatment certification.
Click here to register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Nov. 7 - 11
Introduction to Small Water Systems
State Fees: $20 application and $30 per exam fees.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
TCC-OEH
Nov. 8 - 10
Anchorage
2.1 Core
IHS
Nov. 9
EPA: Free Preparedness Resources for Water Utilities
Time: 9 - 10 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
Nov. 9
AWWA Webinar: New Capital Providers for Water Infrastructure Funding Webinar
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Nov. 15
WEF Webcast: Addressing OSHA Confined Spaces in Construction: Rules You Need to Know
Time: 9 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
WEF
Nov. 13 - 17
AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition
This established and highly regarded conference provides a practical forum for a wide range of water technology professionals to exchange the latest research and information.
For more information or to register online click here.
Indiana
Varies
AWWA
Nov. 14 - 17
PLC Workshop: From Introduction to Application
Course Fee: $1,980
An Intensive, 4-day "Hands-on" Training Course
Get up to speed with how PLCs work
Gain the confidence you need to modify and create your own PLC programs
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 14 - 15
PLCs for Non-Programmers
2 Day "Hands-On"

Course Fee: $990
A 2 Day Training Course Designed to take the mystery out of working with Programmable Logic Controllers ( PLCs )
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 16 - 17
PLC Programming & Applications
Course Fee: $990
An Intensive, 2-day "Hands-on" Training Course
Gain the confidence you need to modify and create your own PLC programs
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 29
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Capacity Development and Asset Management
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
Nov. 30 - Dec. 1
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E®
Course Fee: $990
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
Nov. 30 - Dec. 2
Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E® with Skills & Certification
Course Fee: $1,485
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
Nov. 30
AWWA Webinar: What You Need to Know About Climate Risks to Water Utility Infrastructure and Assets
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
December
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Dec. 5 - 9
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course Fee: No Cost
Location: Bristol Inn Conference Room
The Wastewater Stabilization Pond (Lagoon), Wastewater Treatment Provisional Level, and Wastewater Collection Provisional Level exams will be administered.
Seating is limited to 20 with preference given to USDA RUS eligible communities.
Attendees are responsible for their own transportation, meals, and lodging.
Click here for the training announcement.
To register call or email Mark Wuitschick at mark@arwa.org or (907) 631-8148.
Dillingham
3.0 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick
(907) 631-8148
Dec. 5 - 9
Financial Management for Rural Utilities
Cost: Free
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.
Travel/lodging grants may be available depending on community and applicant eligibility. Contact Jeff Congdon for more information.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Dec. 6 - 8
Electrical Controls
For more information click here.
Fairbanks
2.1 Core
TCC-OEH IHS-EHSC
Dec. 7
AWWA Webinar:Distribution System Management: Water Quality Monitoring and Response - Best Practices from Partnership for Safe Water Utilities
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Dec. 13
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Approaches to Technology Approval
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
Dec. 14
AWWA Webinar: Regulatory Update
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Dec.. 14 - 15
AWWMA 2nd Annual Northern Region Operator Training Conference
For more information or to register online click here.
Fairbanks
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone (907) 561-9777
Dec. 15
AWWA Webinar: Emerging Legal Issues: A Lead and Legionella Trend
Time: 7:30 - 9am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA

2017

January
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Jan. 9 - 13
Personnel Management for Rural Utilities
Cost: Free
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.
Travel/lodging grants may be available depending on community and applicant eligibility. Contact Jeff Congdon for more information.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Jan. 10 - 12
Wastewater Analysis for Water & Wastewater Operators
Course Fee: No Cost
Location: Mat-Su Central Fire Dept., 101 W. Swanson Ave., Wasilla, AK
Jan. 10: The End of the Pipe - Water Reclamation
Jan. 11: Process Instrument Verification for Water & Wastewater
Jan. 12: Nutrient Removal & Analysis
Seating is limited to 35 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.
Wasilla
1.8 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick
(907) 631-8148
February
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Feb. 6 -10
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 Jeff Congdon for more information.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
March
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Mar. 6 - 10
Financial Management for Rural Utilities
Cost: Free
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.
Travel/lodging grants may be available depending on community and applicant eligibility. Contact Jeff Congdon for more information.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Mar. 6 - 7
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
Mar. 8 - 9
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
Mar. 29 - 30
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
Mar. 29 - 31
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
April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
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. 11 - 13
Introduction to Small Treated Water Systems
TENTATIVE. Details will be announced at a later date.
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC-OEH
Jennifer Dobson (907) 543-6420
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
Lagoons
TENTATIVE. Details will be announced at a later date.
Bethel
1.1 Core
YKHC-OEH
Jennifer Dobson (907) 543-6420
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
May
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 8 - 12
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
June
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
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 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. 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
Mar. 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
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