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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

December
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Dec. 2 - 4
Air Vacuum Wastewater Systems
No tuition charge! Attendees responsible for their own transportation, lodging, and meals.
A 3-day Air vacuum wastewater training which includes an overview of vacuum systems and their components, with hands-on component disassembly, inspection, repair, upgrades, and troubleshooting. Covers vacuum stations, pumps, valves, collection systems and tanks, their operation and maintenance. Instructor: Adam Wilson from Bilfinger Airvac Water Technologies. To register please email or call Mark Wuitschicik. Limit 35 attendees.
Anchorage
2.4 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 357-1155
Dec. 2 - 5
Organizational Management for Rural Utilities
This class will focus on level of service, organizational structure, roles, authority, responsibilities, and accountability; the utility ordinance, customer agreements and communication and administration.
Fairbanks
3.2 Core
TCC-OEH
Melva Traverso
(907) 452-8251 ext 3437
Dec. 8 - 12
Elected Officials Management for Rural Utilities
Utilities Provides an overview of government for community leaders in rural Alaska. Topics include an official’s roles and responsibilities, the Open Meetings Act, parliamentary procedure, ordinances and resolutions, financial management, and sustainability.
Anchorage
3.2 Core
RUBA
Jeff Congdon
(907) 451-2716

2015

January
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Jan. 6-8
Activated Sludge
No tuition charge! Attendees responsible for their own transportation, lodging, and meals.
A three-day training with instruction in the activated sludge process and the physical and biological means of process control. Includes hands-on training of process control, lab testing, and the application of results. Includes a review of wastewater safety and operator math. Instructor: Don Van Veldhuisen from USA BlueBook. To register please email or call Mark Wuitschicik. Limit 35 attendees.
Ketchikan
2.25 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 357-1155
Jan. 20 - 21
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Jan. 22 - 23
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
FEBRUARY
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Feb. 11 - 12
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Feb. 11 - 13
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Feb. 17 - 18
Pump Repair & Maintenance
Course Fee: $990
Establish PM for Your Pumps and Learn the Fundamentals of On Site Repair to Save Money
Click here for course information and online registration.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
Feb. 24
Application Deadline for April 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 February 24th. 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
MARCH
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Mar. 2 - 6
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
April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Apr. 10
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is February 24th.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Apr. 20 - 24
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
MAY
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 4 - 7
AWWMA Annual Statewide Conference
Cost: TBA
Please visit AWWMA's website for more information, www.awwma.org.

Anchorage
Varies
AWWMA
(907) 561-9777
May 26
Application Deadline for Certificate Upgrade
Application Fee: $20
Applications must be postmarked no later than May 26th. 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
May 26 - 27
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
May 28 - 29
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
June 1 - 2
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 1 - 2
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 3 - 4
PLC Programming
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 24 - 25
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
June 24 - 26
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560