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Alaska Training Coalition Calendar

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.

2019

November

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Nov. 4 - 8 Introduction to Water Treatment System Training
State Exam Fee: $150
The Water Treatment Provisional Level exam will be administered on the last day.
Bethel 3.0 Core YKHC Michael Vicente
907-543-6422
Nov. 4 - 8 Introduction to Small Water Systems
Provisional Level 1
State Exam Fee: $150 per exam
The Water Treatment and Water Distribution Provisional Level exams will be administered on the last day.

Fairbanks 3.0 Core TCC Kelly Genskow
907-452-8251
ext. 3431
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. 12 - 15 Clerks Management for Rural Utilities
This utility clerks course covers skills needed to work effectively as a clerk within a small rural utility. Topics include a clerk’s roles and responsibilities concerning public relations, meetings, office and records management, elections, financial management, and ordinances and resolutions.
Fairbanks 3.2 Core TCC Kelly Genskow
907-452-8251
ext. 3431
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
Nov. 26 USEPA Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series: Risk Assessments, Emergency Response, and Resiliency
Register for the webinar.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA

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
Dec. 10 - 12 Electrical Controls for Operators
This three day training is intended to provide operational knowledge of basic electrical concepts and exposure to common electrical components used in water and sewer utility controls systems. Operators learn to use electrical meters and apply elementary trouble shooting techniques while constructing and testing actual pump controls.
Fairbanks 2.2 Core TCC Kelly Genskow
907-452-8251
ext. 3431

2020

January

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
Jan. 6 - 7 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
Jan. 8 - 9 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
Jan. 13 - 14 Pump Repair and Maintenance
Cost: $1,100
This two-day hands-on Pump Repair course is designed to bring students up to speed in their knowledge of field pump repair, maintenance and servicing as quickly and efficiently as possible. This course is suitable both for novice technicians seeking the fundamentals of pump repair as well as experienced technicians seeking skills improvement or a refresher. The course covers pump design, types, parts, common causes of pump failure, repair techniques, and predictive maintenance for pumps. The goal of the course is to ensure that students understand the causes of pump failure, how to bring pumps back to life when they fail, what they should learn from those incidents, and how to reduce the risk of future failures.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
Jan. 15 - 16 Variable Frequency Drives
Cost: $1,100
This two-day hands-on Variable Frequency Drives course introduces the student to the world of variable frequency drives and their applications in industrial plants and commercial buildings. Students will learn how to improve VFD control and efficiency, troubleshoot and fix VFDs, reduce equipment downtime, and eliminate chronic VFD problems. Students will perform hands-on activities with a real-life variable frequency drive. Students will input motor data into the variable frequency drive, set parameters for speed control and overcurrent protection, and check fault codes. Students will complete this VFD training course with the ability to lower the cost of VFD operation, thus alleviating the need for hiring costly outside service contractors, all while establishing a culture of safe work practices among employees.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560
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

March

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
March 1 Deadline for Exam Registration Forms for Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers for the April 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 March 1st.
Statewide N/A DEC Operator Certification Program
907-465-1139
March 9 - 13 Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Fairbanks 3.0 Core NTL Alaska Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852
March 23 - 27 Water Treatment Level 1
Cost: $725
State Fees: $150 per exam
Register online.
Anchorage 3.0 Core NTL Alaska Peggy Pollen
907-452-6852

April

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
April 10 Written Exams for Communities with Online Testing Centers
Locations: Anchorage (including Mat-Su Valley, Palmer, and Wasilla), Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, 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 March 1st.
Statewide N/A DEC Operator Certification Program
907-465-1139
April 20 - 24 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
April 22 - 23 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
April 22 - 24 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
April 29 - 30 Variable Frequency Drives
Cost: $1,100
This two-day hands-on Variable Frequency Drives course introduces the student to the world of variable frequency drives and their applications in industrial plants and commercial buildings. Students will learn how to improve VFD control and efficiency, troubleshoot and fix VFDs, reduce equipment downtime, and eliminate chronic VFD problems. Students will perform hands-on activities with a real-life variable frequency drive. Students will input motor data into the variable frequency drive, set parameters for speed control and overcurrent protection, and check fault codes. Students will complete this VFD training course with the ability to lower the cost of VFD operation, thus alleviating the need for hiring costly outside service contractors, all while establishing a culture of safe work practices among employees.
Anchorage 1.5 Core TPC Training Naomi Yencich
303-531-4560

May

Date Course Location CEUs Sponsor Contact
May 4 - 7 AWWMA 60th Annual Statewide Conference
Location: Captain Cook Hotel, Anchorage
More information.
Anchorage Varies AWWMA Angie Monteleone
907-561-9777
May 11 - 12 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
May 13 - 14 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

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 (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
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 - 15 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. 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. 14 - 15 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. 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. 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

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