Your RWP and SR/WA need to be maintained!

Maintaining the RWP or SR/WA Certification requires recertification every 5 years.

RWP Recertification Requirements:

Maintaining the RWP Certification requires recertification every 5 years. To recertify, the required credits must be accumulated within a period of no more than 5 years from the date of initial Certification approval or 5 years from the date of the previous recertification. Failure to recertify will result in the loss of the Certification.

48 Credit Units must be earned through attending (classroom or online) or facilitating IRWA courses; a minimum of 16 must be earned by attendance as a participant or instructor in an IRWA course; and 8 Credit Units of IRWA ethics course; the remaining 24 Credit Units may be earned through IRWA courses, conferences and seminars and/or from outside education vendors.

RWPs taking a class for recertification credit are not required to take the course exam, however, taking the exam is strongly encouraged to allow the course credit to be applied for the SR/WA. If a class was attended for recertification and the exam was not taken at the time of the class, the exam cannot be challenged at a future date.

Participants taking an IRWA course for CE or other type of credit, for license renewal or other purposes may be required to take the course exam. Exams must be taken for all online courses to earn recertification credit.

RWPs can receive up to 24 Credit Units of recertification credit for paid attendance at an IRWA Annual International Education Conference (which can be applied towards 24 Credit Units). Effective July 1, 2017, any courses/seminars/conferences, from local IRWA chapters and outside education vendors, related to right of way and/or real estate that will benefit the continuing education of IRWA certified right of way professionals no longer require approval for recertification credit from IRWA or Credentialing Committee.

SR/WA Recertification Requirements:

Maintaining the SR/WA Designation requires recertification every 5 years. To recertify, the required CEU credits must be accumulated within a period of no more than 5 years from the date of initial designation approval or 5 years from the date of the previous recertification. Failure to recertify will result in the loss of the designation.

72 Credit Units must be earned through attending or facilitating IRWA (classroom or online). Of these 72 Credit Units, a minimum of 16 must be earned by attendance as a participant or instructor in an IRWA course; and 8 Credit Units of IRWA ethics course; the remaining 48 Credit Units may be earned through IRWA courses, conferences and seminars or in combination with up to a maximum of 24 Credit Units from outside education vendors.

SR/WAs taking a class (in classroom) for recertification credit are not required to take the course exam. However, taking the exam is strongly encouraged to allow the course credit to be applied for Certification that you may want to pursue in the future. If a class was attended for recertification and the exam was not taken at the time of the class, the exam cannot be challenged at a future date. Participants taking an IRWA course for CE or other type of credit, for license renewal or other purposes may require to take the course exam. Exams must be taken for all online courses to earn recertification credit. SR/WAs can receive up to 24 Credit Units of recertification credit for paid attendance at each IRWA’s Annual International Education Conference (which can be applied towards 48 Credit Units).

Effective July 1, 2017, any courses/seminars/conferences, from local IRWA chapters and outside education vendors, related to right of way and/or real estate that will benefit the continuing education of IRWA certified right of way professionals no longer require approval for recertification credit from IRWA or Credentialing Committee