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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. (Gray)
  • Shaded webinar courses listed do NOT have CEU credit associated with them. (Purple)
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2015

August
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 4
Legacy of Manganese Accumulation in Water Systems: Assessment, Consequence, Remediation, and Prevention
Course Fee: No Fee
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Distance Learning | Register online at Water Research Foundation

Online
N/A
Water Research Foundation
Aug. 4 - 6
Troubleshooting Wastewater Lagoon
Course Fee: None
Attendees responsible for their own transportation, lodging, and meals.
A 3-day training in troubleshooting wastewater lagoons, microbiology, lagoon maintenance and upgrades, includes hands-on training on how to conduct a sludge evaluation and DO profile, and much more!
Instructor: Steve Harris from H&S Environmental.
Includes WWSP certification exam (Application fee: $20 and Exam fee: $30. Total fees: $50.00)
Register online at www.arwa.org. Limit 35 attendees.
Nome
2.2 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick
(907) 631-8148
Aug. 12
Treatment Tips and Tricks: Filtration Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00AM - 12:30PM MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Contact
(800) 926-7337
Aug.12
Setting Water Rates using a Free Excel-based Model
Course Fee: No Fee
Time: 10:30AM - 11:30AM AKDT
Distance Learning | Register online at Environmental Finance Center
Online
N/A
EFCN
Contact
EFCN
Aug. 18
EPA Webinar on Distribution Operation Options for Small Systems to Address Disinfection Byproducts
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM AKDT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.epa.gov
Online
N/A
EPA
Aug. 19
What We Know of Cyanotoxins: Research and Advisories Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00AM - 12:30PM MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Contact
(800) 926-7337
Aug. 25
Application Deadline for October 9th 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 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
Aug. 26
Optimizing Filters: Assess Conditions, Rehabilitation and Management Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75.00; Non Member $120.00
Time: 11:00AM - 12:30PM MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org.
Online
N/A
AWWA
Contact
(800) 926-7337
Aug. 26
Clean Water Act: New Rule defining "Waters of the United States"

Time: 12:00-1:30pm EST
Distance Learning | Register online at www.euci.com.

Online
N/A
EUCI
September
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Sept. 2
Flowing Forward: Cross-Connection Control: Plans and Troubleshooting Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Sept. 9
Managing Cyber Risks to Water Utility Business and Control Systems
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Sept. 14 - 18
Introduction to Small Water Systems
State fees: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
This workshop is designed to provide owners and operators of small public water systems a basic understanding of the principles and practices involved with collecting, treating, storing, and distributing safe drinking water.
Maximum of 20 students.
After registering, email Kelly Comerford at kelly@arwa.org,to let her know if you want to take the WT and/or WD Provisional Level exams.
Registration closes on August 31st.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
ARWA
Kelly Comerford
(907) 357-1155
Sept. 16
Managing Leakage With Advanced Practices Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Sept. 29
UV Dissinfection Systems-Treatment of Ground Water For Small/Medium-sized Water Utilities
Course Fee: N/A
Time: 2:00-3:00PM (EST)
Distance Learning | Register online at www.asdwa.org
Online
N/A
ASDWA
ASDWA
(703) 812-9505
OCTOBER
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Oct. 5 - 6
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
Oct. 5 - 9
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
The training will be held in the Dr. Albert Hall, 8 am to 5 pm.
To register or for more information email workforce@ilisagvik.edu.
Barrow
3.0 Core
Ilisagvik College
Kathy Leary (907) 852-1868
Oct. 7
Mixing to Improve Tank and System Water Quality Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Oct. 7 - 8
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
Oct. 9
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is August 25th.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Oct. 12 - 16
Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Course fee: $645
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
Oct. 19 - 20
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
Oct. 20 - 21
Infrastructure Operation and Maintenance, and Management Training for Wastewater Operators and Leaders
No registration fee!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring an in-person training workshop for wastewater operators and managers to help increase participants’ skills and knowledge in the operation of wastewater treatment systems. The training is intended for wastewater system operators, utility managers, and leaders involved with wastewater utility management.
Click here to download the informational flyer.
Register online at www.horsleywitten.com/wastewater or
call Erin Cabral at (508) 833-6600.
Anchorage
1.9 Core
EPA
Erin Cabral (508) 833-6600
Oct. 20 - 22
Small Treated Water Systems
This workshop is designed to provide new operators of small water systems a basic understanding of the principles and practices involved with collecting, treating, storing, and distributing drinking water. The Small Treated exam will be administered on the final day.
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
Oct. 21
21st Century Management for Successful Water Agencies Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Oct. 26 - 29
ARWA 17th Annual Training Conference
Cost: Varies depending on number of days attending.
Please attend the conference for the chance to earn 3.0 core CEUs at the Sheraton Hotel in Anchorage.
Training tracks include water, wastewater, source water, and rules and regulations.
For questions or registration information, please visit www.arwa.org or call (907) 357-1155.
Anchorage
Varies
ARWA
Kelly Comerford
(907) 357-1155
Oct. 28
How Do I Monitor My Distribution System - and Why? Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Oct. 28 - 29
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
Oct. 28 - 30
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
November
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 2 - 6
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Course fee: $645
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
Nov. 4
Assess Water Use Behavior to Manage Demand Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Nov. 9 -12 (Tentative)
AWWMA Southeast Alaska Annual Operator Training Conference
This conference is tentatively scheduled for November 9 -12.
For more information go to www.awwma.org.
Juneau
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone (907) 561-9777
Nov. 16 - 20
Intermediate Water Treatment Training
Course fee: $645
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
"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
Nov. 24
Application Deadline for Certificate Upgrade
Application Fee: $20
 
Applications must be postmarked no later than November 24th. 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
December
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Dec. 2
Regulatory Update Webinar
Course Fee: Member $75; Non Member $120
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm MT
Distance Learning | Register online at www.awwa.org
Online
N/A
AWWA
AWWA
(800) 926-7337
Dec. 15 - 16
AWWMA Northern Region Operator Training Workshop
This workshop is scheduled to be at Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center at 3600 Cartwright Court.
For more information go to www.awwma.org.
Fairbanks
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone (907) 561-9777

2016

February
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Feb. 23
Application Deadline for April 8th 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 23rd. 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
Feb. 22 - 23
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
(303) 531-4560
Feb. 24 - 25
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
Feb. 23 -25
Boiler Maintenance and Repair
This training is an intense, practical “hands-on” seminar that emphasizes methods to achieving peak efficiencies, improvement of troubleshooting skills, and the establishment of an effective PM program.
Bethel
Pending
YKHC
Jennifer Dobson
(907) 543-6420
March
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Mar. 16 - 17
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
Mar. 16 - 18
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
Mar. 21 - 24
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
Mar. 21 - 22
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
Mar. 23 - 24
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
American Trainco
Naomi Yencich
(303) 531-4560
April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Apr. 8
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is February 23rd.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Apr. 18 - 21
AWWMA 56th Annual Statewide Conference
For more information visit the AWWMA website at http://www.awwma.org/conferences/.
Anchorage
Varies
AWWMA
Angie Monteleone (907) 561-9777
May
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 24
Application Deadline for Certificate Upgrade
Application Fee: $20
 
Applications must be postmarked no later than May 24th. 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