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.
Safety protocols will be reinstated IF recommended by the CDC based on county rates of transmission one week prior to the course. Participants will only be notified via email should the rates of transmission warrant.
The national examination on Friday will be held at a different location. Please plan accordingly to be on-time for the examination.
Friday: McQueen Park Activity Center: 510 N Horne St., Gilbert AZ 85233
National Certification Sponsor
COURSE DETAILS (8:00AM - 5:00PM WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY)
Exam Content Outline
CPSI Candidate Handbook (required pre-reading assignments included)
EXAM DAY DETAILS (8:00AM - 11:15AM FRIDAY)
8:00AM - 9:00AM Check In
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 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.
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.