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Education & Training


The CAWV Scholarship is available to West Virginia resident sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled, or planning to enroll, in civil engineering or a construction related four-year degree program in a West Virginia college or university.

Technician Certification Training Courses

The CAWV is pleased to offer Technician Certification Training Courses which are offered annually to help individuals prepare for the West Virginia Division of Highways' certification examinations required under their Quality Assurance Program.

Join West Virginia's Construction Industry


Build West Virginia helps in discovering how construction can be a good fit for your future — from making the right preparations to finding training. Construction is an essential part of life. Become an essential part of construction.

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Construction Leadership Program

The CAWV Construction Leadership Program (CLP) was developed to...

The CAWV offers a number of educational programs designed to enhance career development opportunities and improve the performance of construction companies and the industry. Through programs developed by the CAWV, as well as nationally developed programs delivered directly by AGC of America, education programs and training resources address core topics essential to any construction professional and company.


CAWV Safety Program

The CAWV’s partnership with Encova Insurance has provided significant savings on contracting members’ workers’ compensation insurance costs. The program, which began in 2009, provides a discount on premium costs to contractor members with a three-year loss ratio of 65% or less. The program is also a great resource for risk management and loss control measures. The partnerships with Encova Insurance, OSHA, and other state agencies provide educational opportunities and resources to construction professionals through annual safety seminars, webinars, and the weekly Safety Bulletin.


Educational Webinars
The CAWV offers webinar-based education throughout the year on a wide variety of construction industry issues. Continue to check the association's calendar of events to stay up-to-date on all upcoming CAWV events. To see upcoming CAWV events, click here.


AGC Edge Program
Advance your career and earn continuing education credits through the AGC Edge Program. The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America developed the initiative bringing education, developed and tested by contractors, directly to the desks and mobile devices of construction professionals. The program is available to Contractors Association of West Virginia members and their employees. AGC EDGE is live-instructed, virtual education that offers participants the opportunity to grow and learn in a space that is right for them. AGC EDGE offers courses on building information management, early career project management, Lean construction, and early career construction supervision. To learn more about AGC Edge, click here.


Build West Virginia
Build West Virginia (#BuildWV) is a comprehensive workforce development initiative created to inspire, engage and activate the next generation of West Virginia’s construction workforce. The program was developed to help shape positive perceptions of the construction industry, inform young people and their influencers about the real career opportunities in construction, and help connect them to local training programs.