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Alaska Training Coalition Calendar

Notice:

Postponed and cancelled course dates are crossed-out.

Details

  • 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 certification upon passing the provisional level certification exam. The Provisional Level exams are administered on the last day of the course.
  • Green shaded courses are those other than introductory courses that will have exams administered on the last day of the course.
  • Blue shaded webinars/webcast are NOT approved for CEU credit unless prior arrangements have been made with the Operator Certification Program.
  • Webinars/webcasts are listed for informational purposes only.

Suggestions?

  • Are there trainings you would like to take that aren't listed here?
  • Would you like to see more of a certain type of training?
  • Submit suggestions to the Operator Training and Certification Program by email to dec.opcert@alaska.gov.

2020

June

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
June 3 The Development and Application of Level of Service
Register Online.
Online N/A AWWA AWWA
June 4 New Insights and Technologies for Treatment Process Optimization
Free webinar from Hach
Register Online.
Online N/A AWWA AWWA
June 5 Workforce and COVID-19: Utility Solutions
Free webinar
Register Online.
Online N/A AWWA AWWA
June 17 Technical Assistance Webinar Series: Improving CWA-NPDES Permit Compliance at Small Wastewater Treatment Systems
When Small POTWs Should Establish a Pretreatment Program, Jan Pickrel EPA HQs and Al Garcia EPA Region 8
Register Online.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA
June 30 Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: AWIA Risk and Resilience Check List and AWIA Lessons Learned
Register online.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA

July

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
July 13, 15,
20, & 22
USDA FOG (Fats, Oils, and Grease) Virtual Training
Each of the following sessions are two hours long and start at 1 pm ADT.
July 13: Building the Business Case for a FOG Program Part 1. Register online.
July 15: Building the Business Case for a FOG Program Part 2. Register online.
July 20: Implementing a Successful FOG Program Part 1. Register online.
July 22: Implementing a Successful FOG Program Part 2. Register online.
In order to receive CEUs, you must fully participant in any webinar you attend, and take the needs assessment survey.
Online 0.2 Core per session
0.8 Core Total
PPRC/Western Alliance Western States Alliance
July 20 -
Aug. 21
Water Treatment Operator Level 1
This course covers the water treatment basic concepts you need to know to pass an entry-level certification exam and/or gain employment in the water industry. This course also provides an excellent overview for current trainees or someone seeking to gain a thorough understanding of water treatment operations processes.
Register online.
Online 6.0 Core AWWA AWWA
800-926-7337
July 28 Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Small Systems Compliance
Register online.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA

August

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 24 - 25 Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity training course – the most popular in our catalog – provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings. It includes hands-on electrical skills improvement and is designed to train maintenance technicians and other non-electrical personnel working in industrial plants and commercial buildings. It is also a great refresher course for experienced electricians and engineers.
Register for the training.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Aug. 26 -27 Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
Working with real-world components, students in this two-day “hands-on” Electrical Troubleshooting course will learn how to fix electrical problems quickly and safely. This two-day course was created to bring students up to speed in their electrical troubleshooting skills as efficiently as possible, and it was designed to cover the most commonly performed electrical troubleshooting tasks a maintenance technician faces in their job every day. For the novice or experienced electrician, this training course provides a no-nonsense, practical, and real-world systematic approach to electrical troubleshooting.
Register for the training.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560

September

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Sept. 1 Deadline for Exam Registration Forms for Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers for the October 10th Written Exam
Locations: Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Palmer, Prince of Wales Island, Sitka, & Valdez
Exam registration form. The registration form and the $150 per exam fee must be in our office no later than September 1st.
Statewide N/A DEC Operator Certification Program
907-465-1139
Sept. 2 - 3 Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E
Cost: $1,100
The foremost goal of this two-day Arc Flash Electrical Safety course is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment.
Register for the training.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Sept. 2 - 4 Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E with Skills & Certification
Cost: $1,650
The first two days of this three-day course are identical to the traditional Arc Flash Electrical Safety course. For this version, a third day is added so that students can demonstrate what they have learned by participating in hands-on classroom exercises and taking the ATMT® Electrical Safety Certification exam.
Register for the training.
Anchorage 2.25 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Sept. 14 - 18 Water Treatment Level 2
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Anchorage 3.0 Core NTL Alaska Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852
Sept. 14 -
Oct. 2
High-Tech Operator Course 1
Gain a comprehensive understanding of SCADA systems, including terms, drawing symbols, naming standards, sample diagrams, descriptions of components, and features.
Register online.
Online 1.2 Core AWWA AWWA
800-926-7337
Sept. 14 -
Oct. 16
Water Treatment Operator Level 2
This course offers a comprehensive discussion of water treatment processes, their uses, characteristics, and calculations. It is designed to teach the skills and knowledge that you will need to know as a Level 2 operator. This course builds upon your learning from the Level 1 course by focusing on analysis and problem–solving for conventional treatment processes, as well as introducing concepts for advanced treatment processes.
Register online.
Online 6.0 Core AWWA AWWA
800-926-7337
Sept. 14 - 15 PLCs for Non-Programmers
Cost: $1,195
This course focuses on understanding PLCs; how they work, terminology, and the hardware and software elements that make up a programmable logic controller. Students will learn a systematic approach to troubleshooting; how to set-up and configure local, remote, hierarchical and distributive control systems; how to configure Input/Output modules using various slot addressing techniques; how to understand program and data table file organization, number systems and processor information flow; and how basic relay type instructions, timers and counters, & data manipulation instructions can be used to achieve PLC solutions.
Register for the training.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Sept. 16 - 17 PLC Programming & Applications
Cost: $1,195
This two-day “Hands-On” PLC Programming & Applications course provides a greater depth of PLC knowledge for those who have already taken TPC Training’s introductory course, “PLCs for Non-Programmers,” or have some background and experience working with PLCs. It is designed to help maintenance technicians, electricians and others modify and write common PLC programs on their own. It will provide students the comfort and confidence they need to edit or create new PLC solutions for their specific work applications. It will make vendor-specific PLC programming manuals understandable. Students’ specific needs and concerns are also addressed during the class, so that they can go back to their workplace and immediately apply what they’ve learned.
Register for the training.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560

October

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Oct. 5 - 23 High-Tech Operator Course 2
This course provides attendees with an overview of the technologies available to track, monitor, and maintain equipment and to represent, locate, and communicate with remote facilities and equipment.
Register online.
Online 1.2 Core AWWA AWWA
800-926-7337
Oct. 6-7 Pressure Relief Valve - Onsite Training
Cost:
$825 per person (AWWA and/or WEF members receive a 10% member discount.)
Location:
North Pole Utilities, 2389 Homestead Drive, North Pole
This practical applications course can accommodate up to ten (10) participants and will cover how the PRV operates and its uses in the water industry.
To register, please complete the registration form and mail to the address on the form. For more information, contact Leslie Petre at 907-385-8562 or lesliepetre907@gmail.com.
North Pole 1.6 Core AWWMA Leslie Petre
907-385-8562
Oct. 10 Deadline for Exam Registration Forms for Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers for the October 10th Written Exam
Locations: Anchorage (including Mat-Su Valley, Palmer, and Wasilla), Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Kodiak, Sitka, & Valdez
Exam registration form. The registration form and the $150 per exam fee must be in our office no later than September 1st.
Statewide N/A DEC Operator Certification Program
907-465-1139
Oct. 19 - 23 Water Treatment Level 1
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Fairbanks 3.0 Core NTL Alaska Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852
Oct. 19 -
Nov. 20
Water Treatment Operator Level 3
This course introduces water operations personnel to various analyses and applications of key water treatment processes and operations.
Register online.
Online 6.0 Core AWWA AWWA
800-926-7337
Oct. 26 -
Nov. 13
High-Tech Operator Course 3
This course focuses on data management and provides attendees with an overview of information management technologies, system interfaces, network components, dashboards, and report generation.
Register online.
Online 1.2 Core AWWA AWWA
800-926-7337
Oct. 27 Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Disinfection and Disinfection Byproducts
Register online.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA

November

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 2 - 6 Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Anchorage 3.0 Core NTL Alaska Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852
Nov. 16 - 19 Water Distribution Level 1 and 2
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Fairbanks 3.0 Core NTL Alaska Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852
Nov.17 Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series:Crating Resilient Water Utilities
Register online.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA

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