Advanced Worker’s Compensation

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@ University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center
@ 8:30 am - @ 12:00 pm
Register by October 6

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Class description

Improve your skills in representing injured workers with an in-depth examination of filing claims and representing workers before administrative law judges at the Department of Workforce Development. This institute is intended for representatives with a working knowledge of Wisconsin’s Worker’s Compensation system, whether from previous instruction or job-site experience. Participants will apply their new skills in a mock hearing before an administrative law judge. You will learn about:

  • Benefit calculations for injured workers
  • General licensing and permissions needed to represent injured workers
  • Common pitfalls experienced by workers in attempts to receive benefits

Bundle and save!

Tuition is $705 for this institute. Bundle your registration, and register for both Intro to Worker’s Comp and Advanced Worker’s Comp institutes to save at registration! Bundled tuition for both institutes is only $1,080.

About residential institutes

Residential institutes are offered during a fall session and spring session in-person on the UW-Madison campus. The high-quality, noncredit courses are taught by university faculty and are two to five days in length.

Registration and payment

Register by phone at 608-262-2112 or online at Credit card payments can be made at or send a check payable to UW-Madison to: School for Workers, 610 Langdon St., Rm 229, Madison, WI 53703

Class location and lodging

Residential institutes are held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center, located at 601 University Ave., Madison, WI 53715. A block of hotel rooms is also available for class participants to reserve at the Fluno Center. The room block closes on the institute registration end date. Participants are responsible for arranging their own lodging and parking. We encourage you to secure your lodging soon after registering for your class to ensure a hotel room for your stay in Madison. To reserve your room, call the Fluno Center directly at 608-441-7117. If you need parking, inform the center when you book your room.

Cancellation policy

To receive a full refund, cancellation notification must be received 14 days before a residential institute start date. Notification can be made by calling 608-262-2112 or by e-mailing When the enrollment criterion is not met or conditions beyond control intervene, School for Workers reserves the right to cancel the institute. If the school cancels an institute, registrants will be notified, and tuition is refunded in full; participants will be responsible for all their personal traveling arrangement costs.


UW-Madison provides equal opportunities in programming. If you are in need of an interpreter or have a disability and would like accommodations, contact the School for Workers office. Requests are confidential.