VFAQs

How do I register for an online course and/or webinar?

Go to www.agma.org/education. On the left side of the page under ‘Quick Links’, select Distance Learning. This contains all of our online education offerings:

  • Workforce Training Series
  • Video Training
  • Webinars (both archived and upcoming)

 How do I register for face-to-face classes?

Go to www.agma.org/education. On the left side of the page under ‘Quick Links’, select Course Offerings. This contains all of our face-to-face education offerings. Once you have selected the course you want to take, there are two ways of registering.

Online Registration: To register online simply click on the Register Now button on the course page. This will prompt you to login to the AGMA Website using your login and password. If you do not have an AGMA login, you may create an account by clicking ‘Sign Up’ at the bottom of the page. Our database will automatically know if you are a member or non-member and will give you the correct pricing.

Note: If you are unsure of your status as a member of non-member please contact our Database Administrator before proceeding.

Registration Form: To register via a registration form simply click on Registration Form to download the form, fill it out and be sure to check the box of the course you want to attend. Once you have completed the form, you can either fax it to AGMA with the cover letter “Education Registration” at (703) 684-0242, or scan and email it to our Registrar at education@agma.org.  

For Purchase Order and Wire Transfer registration information, please contact the Registrar at education@agma.org.  

Note: We do not accept P.O. payments after October 31. Thank you.

For more detailed instructions on education registration, please visit our Ways to Register page.

I am a member of AGMA. Are the webinars free?

Yes! All of our webinars are provided as a member benefit.

I am a member of AGMA. Is the Workforce Training Series free?

Yes! Our Workforce Training Series are provided as a member benefit.

Can I receive Continuing Education Units for the online courses?

Yes! You can earn CEUs for the following courses:

  • Online Video Training: Gear Failure Analysis = 1.0
  • Online Video Training: Detailed Gear Design = 1.9
  • Online Workforce Training: Fundamentals of Gearing = 1.0
  • Online Workforce Training: Hobbing = 1.5
  • Online Workforce Training: Parallel Gear Inspection = 1.2

Do I receive CEUs for the webinars?

No. For the webinars you will receive clock hours.

Do the Online Courses (Workforce Training Series & Online Video Training) have pre-tests and final exams?

Yes. Our Workforce Training series online courses have a pre-test and final exam to measure retention of the material. Our Online Video Training has a final exam. You must receive a minimum of 80% on the final exam to pass the courses.  

Do I receive a certificate once I have completed the online course?

Yes. Once you have completed all the course components your certificate will be available for printing.

Do I receive a certificate after I have completed a webinar?

Yes. After viewing the webinar, you will receive your certificate.

Where do I obtain a copy of AGMA courses that I have already taken?

If you want a copy of your AGMA student record, please contact the Education Coordinator, Kellyanne Broom at education@agma.org.  

How do I become a member of AGMA?

If you would like to know more about how to become a member of AGMA and receive these benefits, please contact our Director of Membership, Jill Johnson at membership@agma.org.

How can I participate on a technical committee?

If you are interested in participating on a technical committee, please contact Amir Aboutaleb, Vice President of the Technical Division at aboutaleb@agma.org or Jusin Sikorski, Staff Engineer at sikorski@agma.org for more information.