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 it will only go until 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
·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 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 75% 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 75%. Initial certification is valid for two years.
Continuing education is required to keep the CAWC designation. Over a two-year period, the CAWC recipient must complete six hours of ethics classes and four, one-hour classes of their choice, for a total of 10 credit hours every two years.
We provide a quality educational experience with the following affordable pricing options:
·$1,129 – Non-Accident Fund Agents
·$849 – Accident Fund Agents or Olivet graduates
·$200 – Recertification (required every two years)
Option #1 – CAWC program, three-night hotel stay and breakfast:
·Accident Fund Agent or Olivet College graduate – $1,161
·Non-Accident Fund Agent – $1,441
Option #2 – CAWC program, two-night hotel stay and breakfast:
·Accident Fund Agent or Olivet College graduate – $1,057
·Non-Accident Fund Agent – $1,337
Option #3 – CAWC program, one-night hotel stay and breakfast:
·Accident Fund Agent or Olivet College graduate – $953
·Non-Accident Fund Agent – $1,233
All payments must be received 10 days prior to the start of class.If not, the student will be dropped from the program.
If the student cancels prior to 4 days, a full refund will be given.
If the student cancels in less than 4 days, a $250.00 cancellation fee will be charged to the student.
For more information about this program, or to register, contact Chris Beasley at Chris.Beasley@AccidentFund.com.