APWA-Northwest Public Works Institute-Public Works Essentials
American Public Works Association (APWA)

Please register directly with APWA

Registration link to APWA-WA Chapter is available via WCIA's website, just click "Register for this event" button.

APWA OR Chapter: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=2558176

Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) supports this certification program by providing a limited reimbursement of:
  • One person per course
  • Please register and pay APWA first
Reimbursement funding is available upon program completion
The class consists of lecture, case studies, and exercises covering the following topics:

The Fundamentals of Supervision and Management in Public Works
  • Written and Oral Communications
  • Employee discipline
  • Delegation and empowerment
  • Safety

Dealing with Bureaucracy

  • Fundamentals of government
  • The law and public works
  • Purchasing and contracting
  • Information management
  • Personnel management in public works
  • Sustainability
  • Systems thinking

Public Works Operations

Class project covering

  • Transportation
  • Right of way management
  • Solid waste
  • Emergency management
  • Facilities and grounds
  • Storm water
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Fleet

This course is currently being offered on 12/10/2019.