Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does my registration fee include?
A: Your registration fee includes morning and afternoon break snacks; lunch; all class materials; program materials; CEUs; APWA Public Works Administration Manual (upon request - new participants only.)
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Q: Do I have to start with Session I?
A: No, the four individual Sessions can be taken out of order. You may start with any session
Q: What happens if I miss a day during a Session?
A: If a day or less is missed during any three-day session, that day can be made up at the next convening of that session of The Institute. If more than a day is missed of any session that entire session must be made up at a later date in order to complete the entire certificate.
Q: What time does class meet?
A: Class meets from 7:45 AM to 5:30 PM on all scheduled dates Participants will be notified in advance if there are any changes to this schedule.
Q: Is all instruction delivered "live"?
A: Yes, there are no modules which are pre-recorded. Instructors may incorporate recorded materials into their topic discussions to complement their real-world experience but all lessons are taught by qualified professionals at the time shown on the course agenda.
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Q: Do I have to take any tests to complete my certificate of completion?
A: There is no single exam to "sit for" to complete the Certificate of Completion in Public Works Leadership. However, there are short written assessments administered at the end of each Session based on the topics covered in that Session. These "tests" are open-book, open-notes and must be completed before leaving each Session.