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Education & Credentialing


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Achieve professional excellence and improve your community by completing an APWA certification program.

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Ensure your agency gets the recognition it deserves for meeting recommended management standards.

Get ready to experience APWA’s best in education and credentialing, because we're bringing you an all-new learning experience each month with Focus on Public Works! Focus on Public Works will celebrate a new technical area each month, featuring expert-led online education, trending technologies, resources, networking, and more opportunities.

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Learn at your own pace with our online training courses.

Click, Listen & Learn

Participate in interactive webinars led by top experts in the field.

Resource Center

Access e-books and recordings of past webinars and conference presentations—free for members.

Education Blog

Follow the blog for innovative educational content, program announcements, career development insights, and much more.


Trending Technology

Stay on top of the most important technologies for public works professionals and the communities they serve.


From one-day events to multiyear programs, APWA certificates give you the opportunity to strengthen your skills in key areas.

Emerging Leaders Academy

Receive intensive leadership management training in this year-long national program.

DIY-Public WorksShop Kits

Access all of the materials you need to host a face-to-face education program at your chapter or agency.

Continuing Education Units

Deepen your knowledge and advance your career while earning CEUs from APWA.

Operator Training

Find solutions for all of your operator training needs through APWA.
Public works professionals participate in an APWA education session
Public works professionals participate in an APWA education session

Events & Conferences


Check out the calendar to stay in the know about upcoming events, learning opportunities and more. You can also access APWA Chapter and Branch events.


The hottest topics in public works. The newest innovations and technologies. Valuable networking opportunities. Experience it all at APWA's two major conferences.