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Workers' Compensation, WCCA, WCCP Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become WCCA certified?
By completing all five components of the WCCA program. Students will receive a certificate of achievement approximately six to eight weeks after the semester ends. A grade of C or better is required for each of the courses which comprise the program. Students have five years from start date to complete the required five courses.
How do I become WCCP certified?
The WCCP designation will be awarded to individuals who successfully complete the five courses under the IEA's Workers' Compensation Claims Administration Certificate with a grade of C or better and the three advanced courses of the Workers' Compensation Claims Professional program with a grade of B or better. Recipients of the WCCP designation will also be required to complete six hours of continuing education on the topic of workers' compensation each year.
How do I challenge the CA10 course?
To challenge CA10, students must submit a registration form, (download here) together with payment of $100 and simply note "challenge" on the form). The IEA will notify students of instructor's contact information, course materials, and course dates. Attendance for only the midterm and final examinations are required and permitted. Passing grade is B.
When do you offer the WCCP and WCCA recognition luncheons?
Recognition luncheons are usually offered in the spring of each year. Please contact IEA at (800) 655-4432 for further information.
How many hours of continuing education credit do I need for my WCCP certificate?
You'll need six hours of continuing education credit per year. See our list of seminars that can help you obtain this requirement.
Can I get WCCP credit for a course I took with another organization?
It's possible to get credit for programs you took with another organization. The WCCP Rules & Regulations note non-IEA educational programs can be submitted for review by any designee by completing the WCCP CE Reporting Form. Organization may pre-approve an educational program for WCCP CE credit by contacting Gary Dietrich, Director Operations/Marketing at (800) 655-4432 for a provider application. View complete rules for this program below.
WCCP Rules and Regulations California
WCCP Rules and Regulations Arizona
Will the IEA accept workers' compensation courses held by other organizations and waive any of the eight WCCP courses?
The WCCP designation is only earned by successfully completing the eight WCCP courses.