Education FocusBillions of dollars are spent annually in the acquisition, management, and transfer of rights of way. With the technical skills required for proficiency in this complex activity, IRWA's specialized education and training programs provide an essential foundation for right of way professionals across the U.S. and Canada in all right of way disciplines: negotiation and acquisition, management, appraisal, relocation assistance, environmental, asset/property management, real estate law, engineering and surveying. Review the descriptions of the courses currently available. Or check our digital course catalog for an overview of all right of way courses: IRWA's Digital Course Catalog.
Classroom Based Education
Nearly 400 classroom based classes are presented annually through the United States and Canada Classroom based educational offering are facilitated by right of way professionals who have extensive practical experience within their discipline and the ability to engage participants in active learning. check for classes coming to you.
IRWA currently offers over a dozen courses in an online format and has partnered with the Biz Library to offer a catalog of skill building classes, which can be used for recertification credit towards IRWA Certifications and Designations.
IRWA has partnered with McKissock Connections to offer USPAP courses online. More information can be found on the McKissock website.
IRWA Publications and StoreIRWA offers several publications which serve as adjuncts to IRWA courses, many of them can be used for references. We also offer supplemental items such as engineering tools, certificate holders, replacement pins, etc. Check our publication page for more information. For more information contact Education staff: email@example.com at (310) 538-0233 ext. 138
CredentialingIRWA offers two career paths for Right of Way Professionals: A generalist path and a specialist path. Certifications can be achieved as either a generalist or as specialist. IRWA's premier designation, the SR/WA Senior Right of Way Professional, is the highest achievement for the right of way professional.
Your Course HistoryMonitor your education credits by viewing your IRWA course history which reflects all education credits from completed IRWA courses, online courses, and Annual Education Seminars.
Class Scheduling ResourcesThe Chapter Leadership resource page will provide information for scheduling chapter based classes.
The Facilitator page will provide resources for existing facilitators as well as for those wishing to become certified facilitators for IRWA.
For more information contact Education staff: firstname.lastname@example.org at (310) 538-0233 ext. 138