Safety Certification

The IWCA Safety Certification Program provides the training and knowledge to create safe, well trained, and educated window cleaners and trainers. Our Safety Training programs adhere to OSHA regulations and are based on our long standing OSHA Alliance relationship with Federal OSHA. We are one of only a handful of organizations to hold this esteemed distinction. This sets our training far apart from any other organizations and offerings available today. As a member you receive discounted pricing to our safety training hands on programs and our online programs, making it even more beneficial to you and your staff. You can be sure that when you sign up as a member today and take part in our Safety Programs, OSHA acknowledges your training certifications and becomes an ally.

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Certifications & Designations

Certified Window Cleaner (CWC)
Building Access Safety Professional Program. (BASP)
Association Sponsored Certified Instructor Certification Program. (ASCI)
Independent Operators Certified Instructor Certification Program. (IOCI)
Training Specialist Certification Program. (TS)
Scholars Designation.
Fellows Designation.

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Types of Certifications

Certified Route Residential

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A window cleaner who has passed the three correspondence course exams and passed the final exam for specializing in ground based route/residential operations.

Route Residential Training Materials – English
Route Residential Training Materials – Spanish

Certified Commercial Ground 

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A window cleaner who has passed the three correspondence course exams and passed the final exam for specializing in ground based commercial window cleaning operations.

Commercial Ground Training Materials – English
Commercial Ground Training Materials – Spanish

Certified Rope Descent Systems 

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A window cleaner who has passed the three correspondence course exams and passed the final exam for specializing in commercial ground based window-cleaning operations, suspended equipment operations using a RDS.

Rope Descent Training Materials – English
Rope Descent Training Materials – Spanish

Please Note:  You will also need to download and study the Commercial Ground Study Guide.

Certified Suspended Scaffolds: 

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A window cleaner who has passed the three correspondence course exams and passed the final exam for specializing in commercial ground based window cleaning operations, suspended equipment operations using a Suspended Scaffold.

Suspended Scaffolds Training Materials – English
Suspended Scaffolds Training Materials – Spanish

Please Note:  You will also need to download and study the Commercial Ground Study Guide.

Certified High Rise Specialist 

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A window cleaner who has passed the three correspondence course exams and passed the final exam for specializing in commercial ground based window-cleaning operations, suspended equipment operations using either a Suspended Scaffold or RDS.


Please Note:
  You will need to download the following study guides:

  • Commercial Ground
  • Rope Descent Systems
  • Suspended Scaffolds

 

Downloads:

Printable Enrollment Form
Policies and Procedures
Proctor Agreement Form
Proctor Instructions

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