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

July
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
July 20 - 21
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
July 20 - 22
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
July 21
EFCN Webinar: Keys to Recruiting Qualified Water Utility Staff
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
EFCN
July 25 - August 26
AWWA Online: Water Treatment Operator
Level 1

Cost: $525 or $375 for AWWA members
This is a five week online course.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 12 hours of online activities per week
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations
  • High school education
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible to take the Water Treatment Provisional Level exam.
Click here for more information and to register for this online course.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
July 26
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Lead and Copper Tap Sampling Requirements and Techniques
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
July 27
AWWA Webinar:More Bang for Your Buck: Cost Effective Planning for Pipe Renewal
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
July 28
EPA Webinar: DWSRF and Capacity Building Webinar 1: Sanitary Surveys
Time: 9 - 10 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
EPA
August
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 2
Sustainable Utility Management
Cost: Free
Attend this 6-hour course and learn about key management areas, tools, tips, and conduct a self-assessment exercise on how to make you water or wastewater utility more sustainable!
Instructor: Arthur Ronimus from A&E Professional Services.
To Register: Email your name, address, phone number, email address and name of the community you represent directly to mark@arwa.org.
Location: Nome Fire Dept. Training Room
Limit 15 attendees. Preference will be given to water/wastewater operators from USDA RUS eligible communities.
Nome
0.6 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 631-8148
Aug. 3
WEF Webcast: Coliphages: What You Need To Know And How Will Laboratories, The Regulatory Community And The Public Be Impacted?
Time: 9 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webcast.
Online
N/A
WEF
Aug. 22 - 26
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Application Fee: $20; Exam Fee $30 per exam
Sitka
3.0 Core
SEARHC
Andrew Atkinson
(907) 966-8742
Aug. 23
Application Deadline for October 7th Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Fee: $20; Exam Fee $30 per exam
The application is available for download at http://www.dec.alaska.gov/water/opcert/appforms.htm
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Aug. 23 - 25
13th Annual U.S. EPA Drinking Water Workshop Small Drinking Water Systems: Challenges and Solutions
There is no registration fee to attend.
The pre-registration deadline is Friday, August 12, 2016.
For more information click here.
To register click here
.
Cincinnati
N/A
USEPA
Aug. 24
AWWA Webinar: Achieve Operational Reliability with a System-Wide Plan
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Aug. 24
EFCN Webinar: Determining the Risk: Asset Management Risk Analysis Discussion and Available Tools
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
EFCN
Aug. 30
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Removal of Multiple Contaminants: Biological Treatment and Combined Ion Exchange
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
September
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Sept. 7
AWWA Webinar: Confused about Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems? Learn All You Need to Know
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Sept. 12 - Oct. 14
AWWA Online: Water Treatment Operator
Level 2

Cost: $525 or $375 for AWWA members
This is a five week online course.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 12 hours of online activities per week
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations
  • High school education
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible to take the Water Treatment Provisional Level exam.
Click here for more information and to register for this online course.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
Sept. 13
EFCN Webinar: Are your Rates too High? - Looking at Affordability of Water Rates
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
EFCN
Sept. 14
AWWA Webinar: Distribution System Residual Requirements Revisited - Is a "Trace" Still Enough?
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Sept. 19 - Oct. 7
AWWA Online: High Tech Operator 1
Cost: $405 or $255 for AWWA members
This is a three week online course.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of four hours of online activities per week
  • Some college experience pertaining to the water industry
  • 3–5 years of experience in the industry
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible to take the Water Treatment Provisional Level exam.
Click here for more information and to register for this online course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
Sept. 24 - 28
WEFTEC 89th Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference
The Water Environment Federation's (WEF) annual conference.
For more information or to register online click here.
New Orleans
Varies
WEF
Sept.. 27
EPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Approaches to Technology Approval
Time: 10 - 11 am AKDT
Click here for more information.
Online
N/A
EPA
October
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Oct. 5
AWWA Webinar: Innovative Aquifer Storage and Recovery Applications for Reuse and Drinking Water Projects
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Oct. 7
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is August 23rd.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Oct. 10 - 14
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Course Fee: $645
State Fees: $20 application and $30 per exam fees.
Click here to register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Oct. 10 - 28
AWWA Online: High Tech Operator 2
Cost: $405 or $255 for AWWA members
This is a three week online course.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of four hours of online activities per week
  • Some college experience pertaining to the water industry
  • 3–5 years of experience in the industry
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible to take the Water Treatment Provisional Level exam.
Click here for more information and to register for this online course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
Oct. 12
AWWA Webinar: New Capital Providers for Water Infrastructure Funding
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Oct. 17 -
Nov. 18
AWWA Online: Water Treatment Operator
Level 3

Cost: $525 or $375 for AWWA members
This is a five week online course.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 12 hours of online activities per week
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations
  • High school education
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible to take the Water Treatment Provisional Level exam.
Click here for more information and to register for this online course.
Online
6.0 Core
AWWA
Oct. 19
AWWA Webinar: Organized Chaos: Use Problem Solving to Approach Treatment Facility Startup Webinar
Time: 9 - 10:30 am AKDT
Click here to register for this webinar.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Oct. 24 - 28
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course Fee: $645
State Fees: $20 application and $30 per exam fees.
Click here to register online.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Oct. 25
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
Oct. 27 - 28
AWWMA 31st Annual SE Alaska Operator Training Conference
Click here to register online.
Sitka
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone
(907) 561-9777
Oct. 30 -
Nov. 2
AWWA Water Infrastructure Conference
Click here for more information and to register online.
Phoenix
Varies
AWWM
Oct. 31 -
Nov. 18
AWWA Online: High Tech Operator 3
Cost: $405 or $255 for AWWA members
This is a three week online course.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of four hours of online activities per week
  • Some college experience pertaining to the water industry
  • 3–5 years of experience in the industry
Successful completion of this course will make you eligible to take the Water Treatment Provisional Level exam.
Click here for more information and to register for this online course.
Online
1.2 Core
AWWA
Oct. 31 -
Nov. 1
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Course Fee: $990
A 2-Day " Hands On " Training Course for Building, Plant & Facility Maintenance
Day 1 - Understanding Industrial Electricity
Day 2 - Working with Industrial Electricity
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Trainco
(303) 531-4560
Oct. 31 -
Nov. 3
ARWA 18th Annual Training Conference
Training sessions will take place 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily to ensure 3.0 total CEUs can be obtained.
Don't forget to bring in your water samples for the Annual Water Taste Test! Entry forms will be available at our registration table during check-in.
For more information click here.
Anchorage
Varies
ARWA
Kelly Comerford
(907) 357-2792
November
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
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. 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: Removal of Inorganic Contaminants of Interest: Strontium and Nitrates
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. 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: Residual Chlorine and Calibration Check for Chlorine Instruments
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