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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.
  • Yellow shaded courses are introductory courses that "qualify" the attendee for a provisional level certification upon passing the provisional level certification exam.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

2019

July

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
July 22 -
August 23
Water Treatment Operator - Level 1
Refresh your skills while learning how to prepare for the certification test. These courses introduce the basic functions and responsibilities of Level 1 operators, as well as water treatment processes, their uses, characteristics, sizing, and calculations and analyses of these processes.
Register online.
Online 6.0 Core AWWA AWWA Online Courses
303-794-7711
800-926-7337

July 24 - 25
Electrical Control Panel & Control Systems
Cost: Free
Location: Aspen Suites Hotel 8400 Airport Blvd, Juneau, AK
This two-day hands-on training will instruct you in basic electricity, methods for troubleshooting Electrical Control Panels and circuits. You will gain a better understanding of PLC’s and other logic devices.
Maximum seating of 16.
To register, please contact Andrew Atkinson at 907-966-8742 or email andrewa@searhc.org.
Juneau 1.6 Core SEARHC
ARWA
Andrew Atkinson
907-966-8742

August

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Aug. 1
Activated Sludge Process Control Review
Cost: Free
This wastewater training is intended for wastewater operators, managers, and board members serving small and rural systems who want to improve their overall skills and knowledge in wastewater treatment.
Register for the training.
Eagle River
0.6 Core
Contact
916-447-9832 ext. 1429
Aug. 5 - 6
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity course provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Aug. 7 - 8
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative 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.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Aug. 5 - 8
Electrical Workshop - Basics to Troubleshooting
Cost: $2,200
This four-day workshop provides an intensive electrical training experience that covers the basics of electricity all the way through troubleshooting a facility's own electrical systems.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Aug. 21 - 22
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
Aug. 21 - 23
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
Aug. 26 - 27
PLCs for Non-Programmers
Cost: $1,100
This course focuses on understanding PLCs; how they work, terminology, and the hardware and software elements that make up a programmable logic controller.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Aug. 28 - 29
PLC Programming & Applications
Cost: $1,100
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.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Aug. 26 - 29
PLC Workshop: From Introduction to Application
Cost: $2,200
This PLC Programming Workshop combines the introductory PLC course with the programming and applications course to provide the student a complete PLC education from a basic introduction on how PLCs work to providing them the knowledge, confidence and ability to modify or create their own PLC programs.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
3.0 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 11th Written Exam
Locations: Anchorage (including Mat-Su Valley, Palmer and Wasilla), Barrow, 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
Sept. 9 -
Oct. 11
Water Treatment Operator - Level 2
Learn concepts and practices about conventional water treatment processes, membrane/UV processes, and basic laboratory and sampling skills. Gain an in-depth understanding of surface water treatment, groundwater treatment, and the particular parameters that dictate successful treatment of both sources.
Register online.
Online 6.0 Core AWWA AWWA Online Courses
303-794-7711
800-926-7337

Sept. 16 -
Oct. 4
High-Tech Operator Course 1
Learn about SCADA systems in detail, including terms, drawing symbols and naming standards, sample diagrams, descriptions of components and features.
Register online.
Online 1.2 Core AWWA AWWA Online Courses
303-794-7711
800-926-7337

Sept. 16 - 17
Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician
Cost: $1,100
This essential two-day Basic Electricity course provides a foundational understanding of how electricity works in commercial and industrial settings.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Sept. 18 - 19
Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative 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.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
1.5 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Sept. 16 - 19
Electrical Workshop - Basics to Troubleshooting
Cost: $2,200
This four-day workshop provides an intensive electrical training experience that covers the basics of electricity all the way through troubleshooting a facility's own electrical systems.
Register for the training.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
TPC Training
Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560

October

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Oct. 7 - 25
High-Tech Operator Course 2
Review the technologies available to track, monitor, and maintain equipment, and to represent, locate, and communicate with remote facilities and equipment. There will be a focus on CMMS, GIS, and GPS.
Register online.
Online 1.2 Core AWWA AWWA Online Courses
303-794-7711
800-926-7337

Oct. 11
Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers
Locations: Anchorage (including Mat-Su Valley, Palmer and Wasilla), Barrow, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Kodiak, Sitka, & Valdez
The registration form and the $150 per exam fee must be in our office no later than September 1st.
Statewide
N/A
DEC
Oct. 14 - 18
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
Oct. 14 -
Nov. 15
Water Treatment Operator - Level 3
This course offers a unique combination of advanced process troubleshooting knowledge and introductory preparation for supervisory responsibilities. Also, this course will also help you learn how to manage employees and the legal obligations for regulatory compliance.
Register online.
Online 6.0 Core AWWA AWWA Online Courses
303-794-7711
800-926-7337

Oct. 16 - 17
Southeast Alaska Operator Training Conference
Location: Westmark Baranof Hotel
For more information go to AWWMA's conference website.
Juneau Varies Core AWWMA Angie Monteleone
907-561-9777
Oct. 21 - 24
ARWA's 21st Annual Training Conference
Training sessions will take place 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily to ensure 3.0 total CEUs can be obtained. Don't forget to bring in your water samples for the Annual Water Taste Test! Entry forms will be available at our registration table during check-in.
For more information go to ARWA's conference website.
Anchorage Varies up to 3.0 Core ARWA Kelly Comerford
907-357-2792

Oct. 28 -
Nov. 15
High-Tech Operator Course 3
Review information management technologies, both server-based and Web hosted. Participants will discuss and compare management systems, as well as applications available for collecting and managing performance data and methods available for storing information online securely.
Register online.
Online 1.2 Core AWWA AWWA Online Courses
303-794-7711
800-926-7337

November

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 11 - 15
Water Distribution Level 1 and 2
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Anchorage
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852
Nov. 18 - 22
Water Treatment Level 1
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852

December

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Dec. 4 - 5
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
Dec. 4 - 6
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

2020

January

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Jan. 20 - 24
Water Treatment Level 2
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Fairbanks
3.0 Core
NTL Alaska
Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852