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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.
  • Shaded courses are introductory courses that "qualify" the attendee for a provisional level exam.
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2014

March
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Mar. 3 - 6
Intermediate Water Treatment Training
Course fee: $175
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 exam fee (Total $50).
"Next level higher" water treatment exams will be administered at the course; however, you must hold a current Water Treatment Level I or higher certificate to take an exam. You must sign up for an exam at the time of class registration.
Register online at http://ntlalaskainc.vpweb.com/class-registration
Ketchikan
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska, Inc.
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Mar. 6

Hazardous Waste Operations
Course fee: $180 ; Time: 8 hour refresher course
This course is designed to provide a review and update of the Hazardous Waste Operations regulations in accordance with CFR 1910.120. Students will review the proper methods of sampling, handling, and transporting of hazardous materials and updates of any changes. HAZWOPER certification is through New Environment Inc..
Register with VTRC by March 5, 2014 http://www.vtrc.org/PDF/StudentEnrollment.pdf

VTRC Class Calendarhttp://www.vtrc.org/vtrcCIS/cc_calendar.htm

Juneau
0.8 Non-Core
VTRC
Marilynn Torgerson
(907) 463-7376 Van Madding (907) 465-5142
Mar. 7

Flagger Certification
Course fee: $125 ; Time: 9 am to 1 pm
This course is designed to offer flagging skills necessary to individuals who work in the construction field as a flagger and to those interested in becoming a flagger. By the end of the training, participants will have a complete understanding of the fundamentals of flagging.
Certification is good for four years and will be awarded upon completion and passing of the flagging exam. The certification will satisfy the State of Alaska requirements for working as a flagger on construction projects. Participants may be added to the National Flagger Database upon completion..
Register with VTRC by March 6, 2014 http://www.vtrc.org/PDF/StudentEnrollment.pdf

VTRC Class Calendarhttp://www.vtrc.org/vtrcCIS/cc_calendar.htm

Juneau
0.4 Core
VTRC
Marilynn Torgerson
(907) 463-7376 Van Madding (907) 465-5142
Mar. 10-14
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course fee: $595
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
Register online at http://ntlalaskainc.vpweb.com/class-registration
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska, Inc.
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Mar. 10 - 14
Financial Management for Rural Utilities
This course 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.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Mar. 25 - 28
Sanitary Survey Inspector Certification Course
For more information about this course, click here.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
DEC
Paul Gabbert (907) 269-7624
April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Apr. 1 - 3
ARWA Wastewater Workshop
Attendees must be present all three days or 85% of class to receive CEUs.
No charge. There will be a maximum seating of 35, with preference given to water and wastewater operators from USDA RUS eligible communities. Attendees responsible for their own travel, lodging, and meals.
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Palmer
2.25 Core
ARWA
(907) 357-1155
Apr. 7 - 11
Canceled
Operations Management for Rural Utilities
This course offers specific skills and knowledge that a manager needs to oversee a rural utility. A manager needs to understand an operatorís 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.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon (907) 451-2716
Apr. 8 - 10
Electrical Controls
Mail the appropriate YKHC-OEHE application (links below) to OEHE by March 7, 2014 along with a refundable $200 check made out to "YKHC/OEHE" and lebeled "Electrical Controls."
Village Operator Application
Non-Villiage Operator Application
For more information click here
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC-OEHE
Brian Berbe
(800) 478-6599
Apr. 11
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is February 25th.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Apr. 14 - 16
Introduction to Small Treated Water Systems
Mail the appropriate YKHC-OEHE application (links below) to OEHE by March 21, 2014 along with a refundable $200 check made out to "YKHC/OEHE" and lebeled "Introduction to Small Water Systems."
The Small Treated Water System certification exam will be administered at the course.
Village Operator Application
Non-Villiage Operator Application
For more information click here
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC-OEHE
Brian Berbe
(800) 478-6599
Apr. 14 - 18
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Course fee: $595
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
Register online at http://ntlalaskainc.vpweb.com/class-registration
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska, Inc.
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Apr. 14 - 18
Backflow Assembly Tester Course
Course Fee: $1,200
This course will provide participants with the information and hands-on-training needed to qualify and prepare for the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) Backflow Assembly Tester Certification Exams. ABPA exams will be on April 19.
Sitka
4.0 Core
UAS
Amanda Johnson
(907) 747-7762
Apr. 21 - 25
VTRC 40-hr HAZWOPER

Course fee: $600 ; Time: 8:am to 5pm, Mon.- Fri.
This HAZWOPER course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120.
Register with VTRC by April 18, 2014 http://www.vtrc.org/PDF/StudentEnrollment.pdf

VTRC Class Calendarhttp://www.vtrc.org/vtrcCIS/cc_calendar.htm

Juneau
4.0 Non-Core
VTRC

Marilynn Torgerson
(907) 463-7376

Van Madding
(907) 465-5142

Apr. 21 - 24
AWWMA's Annual Statewide Conference
Register online: www.awwma.org
Juneau
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone (907) 561-9777
Apr. 22 - 24
TEEX EPA Safe Drinking Water Act
Do you have the responsibility to ensure compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act?  If so, this is the course for you.  Participants will gain the knowledge from subject matter experts with years of industry experience regarding the federal requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
No cost.
Register online: www.teex.org
Fairbanks
0.6 Core/day
TEEX
TEEX Customer Service
(800) 723-3811
Apr. 28 - 29
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
April 29 -30
Utility Management for City & Tribal Elected Officials
This two day training provides an overview of management principles to newly elected city and tribal officials to assist them with their communityís decision making process.
Registration Deadline is April 18, 2014.
Fairbanks
1.6 Core
TCC-OEH
Melva Traverso (907) 452-8251
Ext. 3437
Apr. 29 - May 2
Sanitary Survey Inspector Certification Course
For more information about this course, click here.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
DEC
Paul Gabbert (907) 269-7624
Apr. 29 - May 1
TEEX EPA Safe Drinking Water Act
Do you have the responsibility to ensure compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act?  If so, this is the course for you.  Participants will gain the knowledge from subject matter experts with years of industry experience regarding the federal requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Participants can attend one day or all three days.
No cost.
Register online: www.teex.org
Anchorage
0.6 Core/day
TEEX
TEEX Customer Service
(800) 723-3811
Apr. 30 - May 1
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventive Maintenance
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
May
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 1

Hazardous Waste Operations
Course fee: $180 ; Time: 8 hour refresher course
This course is designed to provide a review and update of the Hazardous Waste Operations regulations in accordance with CFR 1910.120. Students will review the proper methods of sampling, handling, and transporting of hazardous materials and updates of any changes. HAZWOPER certification is through New Environment Inc..
Register with VTRC by April 30, 2014 http://www.vtrc.org/PDF/StudentEnrollment.pdf

VTRC Class Calendarhttp://www.vtrc.org/vtrcCIS/cc_calendar.htm

Juneau
0.8 Non-Core
VTRC
Marilynn Torgerson
(907) 463-7376 Van Madding(907) 465-5142
May 2

Flagger Certification
Course fee: $125 ; Time: 9 am to 1 pm
This course is designed to offer flagging skills necessary to individuals who work in the construction field as a flagger and to those interested in becoming a flagger. By the end of the training, participants will have a complete understanding of the fundamentals of flagging.
Certification is good for four years and will be awarded upon completion and passing of the flagging exam. The certification will satisfy the State of Alaska requirements for working as a flagger on construction projects. Participants may be added to the National Flagger Database upon completion..
Register with VTRC by May 1, 2014 http://www.vtrc.org/PDF/StudentEnrollment.pdf

VTRC Class Calendarhttp://www.vtrc.org/vtrcCIS/cc_calendar.htm

Juneau
0.4 Core
VTRC
Marilynn Torgerson
(907) 463-7376 Van Madding (907) 465-5142
May 5 - 8
Intermediate Water Treatment Training
Course fee: $175
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 exam fee (Total $50).
"Next level higher" water treatment exams will be administered at the course; however, you must hold a current Water Treatment Level I or higher certificate to take an exam. You must sign up for an exam at the time of class registration.
Register online at http://ntlalaskainc.vpweb.com/class-registration
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska, Inc.
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
May 6 - 8
ARWA Hach Wastewater Analysis
Attendees must be present all three days or 85% of class to receive CEUs.
No charge. Limit 35 attendees. Lodging, transportation, and meals are at attendees' own expense.
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Homer
1.8 Core
ARWA
(907) 357-1155
May 27
Application Deadline for Certificate Upgrade
Application Fee: $20
Applications must be postmarked no later than May 27th. Emailed, faxed, or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The application is available for download at http://www.dec.alaska.gov/water/opcert/appforms.htm
Statewide
N/A
DEC
(907) 465-1139
June
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
June 10 - 12
21st Century Membrane Technology in the Water and Wastewater Process
Attendees must be present all three days or 85% of class to receive CEUs.
No charge. Limit 35 attendees, with preference given to water and wastewater operators from USDA RUS eligible communities. Lodging, transportation, and meals are at attendees' own expense.
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Bethel
Palmer
Please note location change.
2.25 Core
ARWA
(907) 357-1155
August
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 26
Application Deadline for October 10th Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Fee: $20; Exam Fee: $30 per exam
Application Deadline for Certificate Upgrade
Application Fee: $20
Applications must be postmarked no later than August 26th. Emailed, faxed, or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Application for exams must include the $30 per exam fee.
The application is available for download at http://www.dec.alaska.gov/water/opcert/appforms.htm
Statewide
N/A
DEC
(907) 465-1139
September
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Sep. 17 - 18
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventive Maintenance
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Sep. 15 - 16
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
October
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Oct. 8 - 9
Pumps & Pump Systems: Specifications, Installation, & Operation
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Oct. 10
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is August 26th.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Oct. 20 - 24
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Course fee: $595
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
Register online at http://ntlalaskainc.vpweb.com/class-registration
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska, Inc.
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
November
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 3 - 7
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course fee: $595
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
Register online at http://ntlalaskainc.vpweb.com/class-registration
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska, Inc.
Peggy Pollen
(907) 452-6852
Nov. 17 - 20
PLC Workshop: From Introduction to Application
Course Fee: $1,980
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 17 - 18
PLCs for Non-Programmers
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 19 - 20
PLC Programming & Applications
Course Fee: $990
Click here for course information.
Click here to register.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Nov. 25
Application Deadline for Certificate Upgrade
Application Fee: $20
Applications must be postmarked no later than November 25th. Emailed, faxed, or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The application is available for download at http://www.dec.alaska.gov/water/opcert/appforms.htm
Statewide
N/A
DEC
(907) 465-1139