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Continuing Education & Safety Certifications

As an association, we offer various opportunities to fulfill continuing education or safety certification requirements. All members, their employees, and their families are also able to apply for the SWCA Foundation scholarship to cover costs of continuing education and attainment of more specialized and/or higher levels of education or certification. Scholarship may also be used for the Leadership Clark County program.

For more information, contact our office at (360) 694-7922.

Continuing Education

Construction Executive Summit: Get 6 continuing education credits when you attend this one-day conference in February.

Regional Project Forecast: Learn about what projects are coming up for the next year when you attend this event in early October.

Meet the Prime: Meet the prime contractor looking for subcontractors and learn how you can get on their radar to do work with them!

SWCA Webinars

SWCA regularly offers webinars to meet your education needs in a timely fashion. Our webinars are targeted at the topics that matter to your business now.  Typically lasting one hour, webinars will connect you to experts on topics that matter to your business.  Check out our events calendar to see our webinar offerings.  Webinars are presented by Riverview Bank.

Visit SWCA's Featured Events Page

Scholarships

The Southwest Washington Contractors Association is proud to award scholarships to qualified applicants pursuing education and careers related to the building and construction industries. Our Association prioritizes educating construction's future by offering financial assistance to students through funds donated by our members.  Awards are available to Association members' employees, their children, and others who are enrolling in full-time secondary education. Interested?

Visit SWCA Foundation's page 

Safety Certifications

AERIAL LIFT Certification 

ERS: 754 SE Union St. Camas, WA 98607

Training provided by CITE Safety

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Dates and registration HERE. 

Call (503) 610-3125 for the SWCA member discount: $95.00

FORKLIFT Certification 

ERS: 754 SE Union St. Camas, WA 98607

Training provided by CITE Safety

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Dates and registration HERE. 

Call (503) 610-3125 for the SWCA member discount: $95.00

Fall Protection Certification 

ERS: 754 SE Union St. Camas, WA 98607

Training provided by CITE Safety

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Dates and registration HERE. 

Call (503) 610-3125 for the SWCA member GROUP discount: $540.00 per class (group of 10)

Emergency Response ConsultantsFIRST AID/CPR/AED Certification 

Currently provided on an "as needed" basis.

Training provided by Emergency Response Consultants.

Dates and registration HERE. 

CESCL/EROSION CONTROL Certification (& Re-certification)

Course offered by Alex Zimmerman, Creative Courses LLC

Dates and registration HERE. 

Can't find what you're looking for?

Check out the classes offered by our education partners:

Northwest College of Construction 
Safety, leadership development, equipment certification, technical training and apprenticeships 

Clark College 
Supervisor training, flagging certification, & more

Courses include: OSHA 10, OSHA 30, First Aid/CPR, Flagging, Fall Protection, Confined Space and Trench Safety, Supervisor Training, Leadership, Plan Reading, Estimating, and more!