Policies and Procedures
The AGC Education Center offers top quality programs to the Construction industry provided by qualified and experienced instructors. If at any time a student feels that a course did not provide the training described in the course outline or that the material presented was insufficient or incorrect, the AGC will provide the student a credit voucher for the full amount of the course.
The AGC Education Center is located in the Inland Northwest AGC’s building at 4935 E. Trent Ave. in Spokane, Washington. This site houses Administration, Marketing/Community Relations and the main AGC Education Center classroom. Parking is provided free of charge at this location.
Students are responsible for attending all courses for all required hours in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Exceptions for special circumstances may be made with the instructor or make-up sessions may be scheduled based on the availability of the instructor.
Students are expected to respect the rights and welfare of all members of the AGC Education Center and to exercise common sense, good taste and applied reason when testing their knowledge. Students are free to take reasonable exception of data and views offered in the classroom and to reserve judgment about matters of opinion, but they are responsible for satisfying the requirements of any course for which they are enrolled.
The Executive Director reserves the right, at his sole discretion, to dismiss any student from a course at the sole cost of the student or deny admission to future courses based on improper conduct.
The center supports the provisions and the intent of the applicable state and national statutes and regulations. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment and admission is extended to all qualified persons. The AGC Education Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Any student or employee that encounters such discriminatory acts should report them to the Executive Director, 4935 E. Trent Ave, Spokane, WA 99212.
The AGC Education Center is designated as a SMOKE FREE building. Smoking and the use of tobacco products are permitted outside the building in accordance with Washington State laws.
Class Size & Student Teacher Ratio
The average class size will be 10-30 students depending on class type, classroom vs. field training and the type of training provided. For classroom instruction, the typical student/teacher ratio is 20:1 while field training will have a typical ratio of 10:1.
Types of Aid
The AGC Education Center is an approved agency through the Workforce Investment Act. Therefore, often times career agencies are able to sponsor students in their career pursuits through the AGC Education Center. Check with our local WorkSource Center or career agencies to see if you qualify for sponsorship.
All records pertaining to enrollment, course completion and financial services will be kept for a minimum of 50 years.
The AGC Education Center is an accredited training and education facility with the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) through the sponsorship of the Inland Northwest AGC. The NCCER is not-for-profit education foundation established by the nation’s leading construction companies. NCCER was created to provide the industry with standardized construction education materials, the Contren© Learning Series, and a system for tracking and recognizing students’ training accomplishments nationwide through the NCCER’s National Registry.
Program Admissions Standards
An entrance exam is not required for individuals to register for classes but participants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Check individual courses for proficiency skills and prerequisites.