Training & Certification

Training @HQ

Students socializing after Training at HQ

SWANA’s Training@HQ training center offers the best value in solid waste certification training. Hosted at our corporate office in Silver Spring, MD just outside Washington, D.C.

Solid Waste Association of North America
Wayne Ave. #650
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Why Choose Training@HQ?

  • Two or three-day courses
  • SWANA-Certified faculty instructors
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) earned apply to all SWANA certifications
  • Networking with other industry professionals
  • Visit local attractions in Silver Spring and Washington, D.C.

Course Fee Includes

  • Course Manual and other materials
  • Lunch on instruction days
  • Complimentary hot beverages


 Member PriceNon-Member Price
Two-Day Courses$649$899
Three-Day Course$849$1099

Online Certification Exam

It’s easy and convenient. Taking your exam online gives you the time you need to study and maximize your score.

Available any time day or night—workday or weekend.


Member: $250
Non-Member: $400