PDCA Accreditation requires secure submittal of a company’s business information – financial data, safety management and training, relevant insurance policies, and licensing (where applicable) – as well as completion of a selection of Contractor College courses. Use this tracking form for your records, and email Contractor College with all business documentation.
Companies will be given a 24-month period to complete the requirements for Accreditation, starting on the date of enrollment to the program. Companies that fail to complete the requirements within this time frame must start the process over if they wish to pursue Accreditation. This includes the submission of all business documentation and the completion of all education requirements. Upon completion of your Accreditation you will be invoiced a $199 administration fee. You will be notified of payment due when all requisite materials are submitted.
1. Agree to the terms of Accreditation
PDCA Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics serves as the foundation for PDCA Accreditation. Every Accredited Contractor has agreed to adopt these guiding principles in all business activities. The contractor understands that failure to adhere to the Code of Ethics may result in suspension or revocation of Accreditation.
There is a $199 administration evaluation fee to complete and receive Accreditation.
In order to maintain Accreditation status, Accredited companies are re-evaluated every 2 years for completion of ongoing education and training. The renewal period begins upon completion of initial Accreditation. There is a $99 administrative evaluation fee for re-accreditation every 2 years.
2. Complete the education requirements
The required 18 credits of educational activity are listed below. Courses may be completed online, at the National PDCA convention, through PDCA’s approved local network of Councils, Chapters and Forums, and through other educational activities and course work.
Credits may also awarded for PDCA leadership contribution and industry involvement activities like the following:
3. Upload Business Documentation
Documentation requirements serve to establish and verify legal and ethical operations. Documents can be submitted by email to email@example.com.
Business Plan Documents
· Mission Statement
· 5-year Business Plan
· Sample Budget
· Cash Flow Projection
Business Operations Documents
· Employer Identification Number
· State Tax Identification Number
· Business License
· Contractor License
· EPA Registration
· Proof of Insurance
· Estimating Procedures
· Sample Contract
· Safety Plan
4. Accreditation Application Documents
· Third Party References (2 required)
· Administrative Evaluation
Questions? Contact PDCA Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.