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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

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. 13 - 15
Introduction Small Treated Water Systems
Course Fee: No cost to Village Operators; $250 for Non-Village Operators
The Small Treated Water System certification exam will be administered at the course. Application and exam fees are $50.
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC
Brian Berube
(800) 478-6599
Oct. 16 - 17
Wastewater Lagoons Training
Course Fee: No cost to Village Operators; $250 for Non-Village Operators
The Wastewater Stabilization Pond (Lagoon) certification exam will be administered at the course.
Application and exam fees are $50.
Bethel
2.0 Core
YKHC
Brian Berube
(800) 478-6599
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
Oct. 22 - 23
AWWMA SE Alaska Training Conference
Cost: $275 for AWWMA members and $325 for non-members
Please visit AWWMA's website for more information, www.awwma.org.

Sitka
Varies
AWWMA
(907) 561-9777
Oct. 27 - 30
ARWA 16th Annual Training Conference
Early bird registration before September 26th will receive a $50 discount. Attendance to the full conference offers 3 core CEUs.
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Anchorage
Varies
ARWA
(907) 357-1155
Oct. 29 - 30
OSHA Confined Space Entry
The training will be held at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel.
There is no cost for this training
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Anchorage
1.4 Core
ARWA
(907) 357-1155
Oct. 30
8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher
The training will be held at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel 7 am to 3 pm and limited to 20 attendees.
There is no cost for this training
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Anchorage
0.8 Noncore
ARWA
(907) 357-1155
Oct. 31
Operator's Guide to Delivering Clean Water
This workshop is in conjunction with the 20th Annual Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management (ATCEM) being held at the Hilton Anchorage Hotel on October 28-31.
Cost: Full conference rate is $495; No cost for Village Operators for single day; $275 for Non-Village Operators for single day.
More information concerning the conference is available by clicking here.
To register online click here.
Anchorage
0.8 Core
RCAC
Michael Boyd
(308) 641-2807
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. 3 - 7
Financial Management for Rural Utilities
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
Nov. 13-14
Small Treated/Untreated Water System Training
Course Fee: $0 Application and Exam Fees: $50
The course will be held from 5:45 to 9:30pm and 6 to8:30pm. There is no course fee; however, to take exams there is a $20 application and $30 per exam fee payable to the "State of Alaska."
Please register online at www.arwa.org.
Fairbanks
0.7 Core
ARWA
Kelly Comerford (907) 357-1155
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. 17 - 21
Introduction to Small Water Systems
Course Fee: None
State fee: $20 application fee + $30 per exam fee.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
TCC-OEH
Melva Traverso
(907) 452-8251 ext 3437
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
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. Register online at www.arwa.org. Limit 35 attendees.
Anchorage
2.4 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 357-1155
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. Register online at www.arwa.org. Limit 35 attendees.
Anchorage
2.25 Core
ARWA
Mark Wuitschick (907) 357-1155
FEBRUARY
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
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
April
Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Apr. 10
Statewide Operator Certification Exam
Application Deadline is February 24th.
No Exceptions!
Statewide
N/A
DEC
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