Become a Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation
Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and Olivet College have partnered to offer insurance agents and producers a new designation in workers’ compensation: The Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation (CAWC).
The CAWC program starts at 8:00 a.m. each day and finishes at approximately 5:15 p.m. on the first two days and on the last day, the course will conclude at 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided all three days.
The CAWC program provides a robust, thought-provoking curriculum with practical exercises and real-time information with scheduling flexibility for busy agents. The 20-hour program consists of live classes and interactive webinars, including:
- Workers’ Compensation Fundamentals
- Experience Modification Factors
- Alternative Work Comp Programs
- Loss Control
- Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)
- Classification and Rating of Work Comp
- Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation designation.
- Up to 14 hours of continuing education credits filed only in the state of Michigan.
- Three hours of ethics credits.
A proctored exam will be administered each day of the CAWC program. All exams require a score of 70% or higher to pass the course.
Certification and Recertification
The CAWC Certification is granted to participants who have passed all exams with a minimum score of 70%. Initial certification is valid for two years.
Continuing education is required to maintain the CAWC designation. Over a two-year period, the CAWC recipient must complete three hours of ethics classes and seven, one-hour classes of their choice, for a total of 10 credit hours every two years.
For more information about this program, or to register, contact Chris Snyder at Christine.Snyder@accidentfund.com or Kylie Olanowski at Kylie.Olanowski@accidentfund.com.