The National Recreation and Park Association offers the industry-leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program. The CPSI certification program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
The January CPSI Course is FULL
Please email email@example.com to be placed on the waitlist for a future course
Candidates must comply with the safety protocols mandated by NRPA to sit for the course and exam. Non-compliance will result in dismissal and all paid fees will be forfeit, without refund.
8:00AM - 9:00AM Check In (safety protocols - temp chk/mask required)
9:00AM - 9:15AM Exam Instruction
9:15AM - 11:15AM 2-Hour Certification Exam
The option to take the CPSI exam via computer-based testing is available through the NRPA. To obtain additional information please visit www.nrpa.org/cpsi Please be advised if you register to take the examination with the course, you will not receive a refund to take your exam via computer based testing at a later date. Please decide now if you would like to take the exam on Day 3 of the course or via a computer-based exam at a later date.
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Refund Request Deadline: 45th day prior to course start date. Refunds will not be processed after the deadline. All refunds are subject to a 25% administrative fee.
Changes & Transfer Request Deadline: 45th day prior to the course start date; submit in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org No changes to the original registration will be made after the 45th day.
Cancellation Request Deadline: 90th day prior to course start date; submit in writing to email@example.com
No shows and last minute cancellations forfeit all paid registrations and/or are responsible for full payment of registration. APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance and must adhere to national deadlines.