Public Works Training

Throughout Florida and Online

The Public Works Academy, Inc is the Nation’s Leader in Public Works Training. Established in 1989 and operating continuously is proof that we are the nations leader in continuing education training for local governments and the private sector.

We provide training both online and in-person throughout Florida.

Training Services

Diverse Catalog

Public Works Academy has a diverse catalog of classes.

FDOT Maintenance of Traffic

International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA)

OSHA Construction Safety Training

CPR/AED/Basic First Aid

Pinellas County Landscape BMP

Chainsaw Operations

Lifttruck Operators

and more…

Online Training

The Public Works Academy has been authorized by several of our training partners to provide online training. Visit eventbrite to view our online course offerings.

In-Person Training

In-person training is still an important part of our business. We can provide in-person training classes right at your location.

Send us an email or call us to set up an training class.

Click here to view our course schedule of classes.

What Our Clients Say

I’ve taken may of the Public Works Academy classes and have enjoyed every one. Instructors are knowledgeable, efficient and friendly.

― Pete Cavalli, MPA
Local Government Management Professional

The Public Works Academy is where we always go for our FDOT MOT Refresher classes. Great classes with lots of interaction.

My employees are safer after coming back from these classes.

― Bob Robinson
Public Works Director

Public Works, Utilities, Construction and Engineering

Our History and Present –
Public Works Academy


Since we opened in 1989 we’ve seen the lives changed of over 1000 students.

Our course offerings have evolved over there years to fulfill the needs of our profession.

PWA Staff has made presentations assisting other jurisdictions in developing their academies.


The Public Works Academy was founded in 1989 as a non-for-profit educational organization

The Public Works Academy is led by a Board of Trustees numbering 17 local public works and local government professionals.


Scholarships were given out to aspiring public works students. These students are entering the academic areas of engineering, public administration, operations and management.

We are a donating partner of the Pinellas Education Foundation.

Ready to Schedule?

Contact us to set up a training class at your location or online.

Continuing education is what we do. Please let us know your needs and allow us to use our expertise in professional development to work the problem.

About Us

Established 1989

An independent not-for-profit established in the State of Florida.

Located in Clearwater, FL

Training available online and in-person.



7367 Danbury Way
Clearwater, FL
United States