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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.

2020

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. 10 No Bad Bugs: Protecting your water supply from microbial contaminants
Session #2 - Total Coliform Rule (Detection)
The purpose of this learning event is to provide water system operators with the knowledge, skills and resources necessary to protect (prevent) / detect (test) / treat their water from microbial contamination.
Register for the training.
Online 0.2 Core AWWMA Angie Monteleone 
907-561-9777
Sept. 14 - 18 Water Treatment Level 2
Cost: $750
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: $750 
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 - 30 Alaska Rural Water Association 22nd Annual Training Conference
Cost: $375 plus fees
Need your 3 CEUs? Join us for our virtual conference with 30 one-hour individual sessions on water/wastewater trainings from speakers around the U.S. Classes start at 8:00 am each day and end at 4:20 pm with an hour break for lunch.
Register online.
Call 907-357-2792 for any questions you may have. 
Online Up to 3.0 Core ARWA Kelly Comerford
907-357-2792
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: $750 
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: $750 
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: Creating Resilient Water Utilities
Register online.
Online N/A USEPA USEPA

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