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July 8, 2024 July 12, 2024

Lineman Apprenticeship Lab 2: Construction

Lineman Apprenticeship Lab 2: Fundamentals is part of the TVPPA Apprenticeship Lineman Training Program.
KUA Training Facility
July 8, 2024  — July 12, 2024
July 15, 2024 July 18, 2024

CANCELED – Foreman Academy Certification – Track 2

This certification series provides courses specifically designed for lineworker personnel. It is a good fit for up and coming leaders or those already in the role.
FMPA
July 15, 2024 8:30 am — July 18, 2024 3:30 pm
July 23, 2024 July 23, 2024

Regional Foreman Roundtable – Quincy

The Regional Foreman Roundtable provides an opportunity for foremen or crew leaders to meet with their other member utilities to discuss common issues and best practices.
City of Quincy Utilities
July 23, 2024
July 24, 2024

SCADA Roundtable

For SCADA-EMS personnel to come together to share what types of equipment, EMS and software they are using for their Distribution and Transmission Networks.

Members can also share issues and failures with their systems and potentially find solutions together.

Please share discussion topics and/or questions that can be inserted into the PowerPoint for the group to review during the roundtable.

Lunch will be provided.

FMPA
July 24, 2024
July 24, 2024 July 24, 2024

Regional Foreman Roundtable – Starke

The Regional Foreman Roundtable provides an opportunity for foremen or crew leaders to meet with their other member utilities to discuss common issues and best practices.
Starke City Hall
July 24, 2024
July 25, 2024

GIS Roundtable

The roundtable provides an informal forum for GIS staff from member utilities to discuss GIS related topics.
FMPA
July 25, 2024
July 25, 2024 July 25, 2024

Regional Foreman Roundtable – Mount Dora

The Regional Foreman Roundtable provides an opportunity for foremen or crew leaders to meet with their other member utilities to discuss common issues and best practices. 
City of Mt. Dora Utilities Complex
July 25, 2024
August 5, 2024 August 9, 2024

Lineman Apprenticeship Lab 3: Operations

Lineman Apprenticeship Lab 3: Operations is part of the TVPPA Apprenticeship Lineman Training Program.
KUA Training Facility
August 5, 2024  — August 9, 2024
August 6, 2024 August 6, 2024

Regional Foreman Roundtable – Wauchula

The Regional Foreman Roundtable provides an opportunity for foremen or crew leaders to meet with their other member utilities to discuss common issues and best practices. 
Wauchula Train Depot
August 6, 2024
August 8, 2024 August 8, 2024

Regional Foreman Roundtable – Homestead

The Regional Foreman Roundtable provides an opportunity for foremen or crew leaders to meet with their other member utilities to discuss common issues and best practices. 
Homestead Public Services Energy
August 8, 2024
August 27, 2024

Utility Work Practices Rule Compliance

This workshop covers the background, overall scope, application, and specific regulatory requirements of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's Safety Rule 1910.269.
FMPA
August 27, 2024
August 28, 2024

Rigging, Hoisting, Hand and Power Tool Safety

Participants gain an overview of rigging equipment and practices; inspections and records on chokers and slings; lifting equipment inspections and regulations; maintenance and inspection of hand and power tools; safe work practices; machine guarding requirements; employee training and records; and personal protective equipment.

The course is part of Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s (TVPPA) Certified Safety Coordinator (CSC) program.

CERTIFIED SAFETY COORDINATOR (CSC): Individuals responsible for safety management must have current, professional knowledge and expertise to achieve and maintain a safe work environment and work practices for utility employees. TVPPA developed the Certified Safety Coordinator (CSC) to address modern health and safety issues. All course requirements satisfactorily completed within four years of starting the program by taking a required core course.

COURSES TO COMPLETE TO EARN CSC CERTIFICATE:

  1. OSHA 30 Hr. Card – Part 1
  2. OSHA 30 Hr. Card – Part 2
  3. Utility Work Practices Rule Compliance
  4. Rigging, Hoisting, Hand and Power Tool Safety
  5. Transportation Safety
  6. Accident Investigation
  7. National Electrical Safety Code Review

Participants may complete the course as a standalone course outside of pursuing CSC certification.

Morning snacks and lunch will be provided.

FMPA
August 28, 2024
August 29, 2024

Transportation Safety

This course covers transportation maintenance and mechanical inspection programs; Commercial Drivers License requirements and applicability; substance abuse screening; motor carrier regulations; safety measures to reduce the occurrence of accidents; accident investigations; and resources available to assist safety coordinators in their transportation safety efforts.

The course is part of Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s (TVPPA) Certified Safety Coordinator (CSC) program.

CERTIFIED SAFETY COORDINATOR (CSC): Individuals responsible for safety management must have current, professional knowledge and expertise to achieve and maintain a safe work environment and work practices for utility employees. TVPPA developed the Certified Safety Coordinator (CSC) to address modern health and safety issues. All course requirements satisfactorily completed within four years of starting the program by taking a required core course.

COURSES TO COMPLETE TO EARN CSC CERTIFICATE:

  1. OSHA 30 Hr. Card – Part 1
  2. OSHA 30 Hr. Card – Part 2
  3. Utility Work Practices Rule Compliance
  4. Rigging, Hoisting, Hand and Power Tool Safety
  5. Transportation Safety
  6. Accident Investigation
  7. National Electrical Safety Code Review

Participants may complete the course as a standalone course outside of pursuing CSC certification.

Morning snacks and lunch will be provided.

FMPA
August 29, 2024
August 30, 2024

Accident Investigation

This course allows participants to use class information to practice accident investigation (hands-on).
FMPA
August 30, 2024
September 4, 2024

2024 Reliability Roundtable

The roundtable provides a forum for participants discuss reliability related topics. The roundtable is a great opportunity to discuss best practices among participating utilities.

Participants can share topics they want to discuss when registering for the event.

Lunch will be provided for all participants.

FMPA
September 4, 2024
September 9, 2024

Intro to Staking / Line Design

This course teaches participants how to maneuver through the 2023 NESC, locate the tables important to a line design staking professional, and understand the important changes that affect line design, fiber design, and DER.
FMPA
September 9, 2024
September 10, 2024

Lineman Roundtable – September 2024

The Lineman’s Roundtable provides a forum for line crews to exchange ideas on operating practices, safety, training, tools and equipment, and other common issues. The roundtable is open to all levels of utility line crew personnel.

Lunch will be provided.

FMPA
September 10, 2024
September 24, 2024

Hot Weather and Fleet Safety Training

OSHA Hot Weather: This is an updated program that deals with the prevention of heat-related illnesses, recognizing symptoms and treatment of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Prevention methods that need to be followed before a more serious issue occurs are monitoring employees to recognize symptoms early on to prevent exhaustion and stroke. Methods of calculations included Dry Bulb Category 2 and 3 levels of heat conditions and how humidity affects Dry Bulb Category 2 and 3 levels of heat conditions and how humidity affects and complicates the conditions.

Fleet Safety Training: This includes shop safety, chemical storage, and usage, PEL limit of chemicals, machine guarding, correct use of tools and equipment, service calls to the field for running repairs, and hazardous electrical conditions that must be identified by fleet personnel, i.e., Substation entry, energized work areas, and MAD distances if the equipment is near energized conductors and equipment.

Training provided by TVPPA instructors

Morning snacks and lunch will be provided

FMPA
September 24, 2024
September 27, 2024

2024 FMEA Human Resources Roundtable – Fall Meeting

The Human Resources Roundtable will provide a forum for Florida public power employees interested in HR-related topics, and will offer the opportunity to exchange information including best practices, policies, procedures, legal considerations and other relevant issues. 
KEYS Energy Services
September 27, 2024
September 30, 2024 October 5, 2024

Lineman Apprenticeship Pre-Apprentice Assessment Workshop

Lineman Apprenticeship Pre-Apprentice Assessment Workshop is part of the TVPPA Apprenticeship Lineman Training Program.
KUA Training Facility
September 30, 2024  — October 5, 2024
October 7, 2024 October 8, 2024

Interpersonal Supervisory Skills II

Interpersonal Supervisory Skills II is a seminar with three modules.
FMPA
October 7, 2024 8:30 am — October 8, 2024 3:00 pm
October 17, 2024 October 18, 2024

Substation Exchange Roundtable – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority

The Substation Roundtable provides a forum for substation related crews to exchange ideas on operating practices, safety, training, tools and equipment, and other common issues. The event is open to all levels of utility substation crew personnel.

Dates:  Thursday, October 17, 2024 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

                Friday, October 18, 2024 – 8:30 a.m. – noon

 (Breakfast snacks provided; lunch provided on Thursday)

Some Hotel Accommodations are as follows:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Pierce West

7151 Okeechobee Rd

Fort Pierce, FL 34945

 

Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Pierce

1985 Reynolds Dr

Fort Pierce, FL 34945

 

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Pierce I-95

6485 Metal Dr

Fort Pierce, FL 34945

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Fort Pierce

6502 Metal Dr

Fort Pierce, FL 34945

 

Comfort Suites Fort Pierce I-95

6505 Metal Drive between I-95 and Florida’s Turnpike

Fort Pierce, FL 34945

Fort Pierce Utilities Authority
October 17, 2024 8:30 am — October 18, 2024 3:00 pm
October 21, 2024 October 24, 2024

CANCELED – Foreman Academy Certification – Track 3

This certification series provides courses specifically designed for lineworker personnel. It is a good fit for up and coming leaders or those already in the role.
FMPA
October 21, 2024 8:30 am — October 24, 2024 3:30 pm
November 5, 2024 November 6, 2024

2024 Substation Series – Substation Transformer Basics and Controls

FMPA's Substation Series with Set Solutions continues with this course about substation transformers.
OUC - The Reliable One
November 5, 2024 8:30 am — November 6, 2024 4:00 pm
November 5, 2024 November 7, 2024

Lineman Apprenticeship Final Exam

Lineman Apprenticeship Final Exam is part of the TVPPA Apprenticeship Lineman Training Program.
KUA Training Facility
November 5, 2024  — November 7, 2024
December 3, 2024 December 4, 2024

National Electrical Safety Code Review

 

The program is part of Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s (TVPPA) Certified Safety Coordinator (CSC) program.

CERTIFIED SAFETY COORDINATOR (CSC): Individuals responsible for safety management must have current, professional knowledge and expertise to achieve and maintain a safe work environment and work practices for utility employees. TVPPA developed the Certified Safety Coordinator (CSC) to address modern health and safety issues. All course requirements satisfactorily completed within four years of starting the program by taking a required core course.

COURSES TO COMPLETE TO EARN CSC CERTIFICATE:

  1. OSHA 30 Hr. Card – Part 1
  2. OSHA 30 Hr. Card – Part 2
  3. Utility Work Practices Rule Compliance
  4. Rigging, Hoisting, Hand and Power Tool Safety
  5. Transportation Safety
  6. Accident Investigation
  7. National Electrical Safety Code Review

Participants may complete the course as a standalone course outside of pursuing CSC certification.

Morning snacks and lunch will be provided.

FMPA
December 3, 2024 8:30 am — December 4, 2024 3:30 pm
December 16, 2024 December 17, 2024

Interpersonal Supervisory Skills III

Interpersonal Supervisory Skills III builds on the principles and techniques learned in Interpersonal Supervisory Skills I and II.
FMPA
December 16, 2024 8:30 am — December 17, 2024 3:00 pm
December 18, 2024

Making Performance Appraisals Matter

Making Performance Appraisals Matter discusses how to make appraisals powerful, useful, and enjoyable for managers and employees.
FMPA
December 18, 2024
March 24, 2025 March 28, 2025

2025 Electrical Metering Lab A

This is a 5-day hands-on lab, which may be taken as a part of the Electrical Metering Certification Program.
OUC - The Reliable One - OUC Engineering Building
March 24, 2025  — March 28, 2025
May 6, 2025

2025 Reliability Roundtable

The roundtable provides a forum for participants discuss reliability related topics.
FMPA
May 6, 2025
June 4, 2025

2025 Meter Tech Roundtable

The Meter Tech Roundtable provides an opportunity for meter technicians and meter maintenance staff to discuss topics such as operating practices, equipment, tools, safety, training, and more.
FMPA
June 4, 2025
September 15, 2025 September 19, 2025

2025 Electrical Metering Lab B

This is a 5-day hands-on advanced level lab, which may be taken as a part of the Electrical Metering Certification Program.
OUC - The Reliable One - OUC Engineering Building
September 15, 2025  — September 19, 2025
October 22, 2025

2025 Substation Roundtable

The Substation Roundtable provides a forum for substation related crews to exchange ideas on operating practices, safety, training, tools and equipment, and other common issues.
FMPA
October 22, 2025
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