CPSI Blended Course
1.5 CEU

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association and the National Recreation and Park Association, this course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered nationwide. A professional must successfully pass the CPSI examination to receive the three-year certification.

Why Invest in Certification?

  • Protect children from injury due to playground hazards
  • Protect your business or agency from costly liabilities
  • Open the door to more opportunities for career advancement
  • Learn from expert instructors and network with other professionals from the field
  • Increase your job mobility and choices even in the face of a tough job market
  • Reach not only your short-term job goals, but also position yourself for success in your long-term career
  • Be associated with NRPA's strong and long-standing reputation in playground safety

Who Should Get Certified?

  • Administrators
  • Supervisory Personnel
  • Public Works Departments
  • Planning Departments
  • Building and Grounds Maintenance Staff
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Playground Equipment Installers
  • Playground Manufacturer Representatives
  • Operators and Caretakers of Playgrounds

CPSI Blended Course
12-Hour CPSI Online Learning Course

Participants will receive access to the CPSI Online Learning Course starting in mid-December, or within one week of your registration. You must complete the entire CPSI Online Learning Course at least 24 hours before the CPSI Virtual Learning Session.

4-Hour CPSI Virtual Learning Session

This will take place on Monday, February 8th, 2021 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon). This live virtual learning session will be led by a CPSI Instructor.


Participants will then receive an email with information on how to schedule their examination at a nearby testing facility and their exam expiration date. Participants may schedule their examination based on their schedule and the testing company’s schedule.

  Member Cost
Course Only $410
Exam Only $115
Course & Exam $525

*Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations received in writing by December 8, 2020 will receive a refund minus a 25% administrative fee. Once you have accessed the Online Learning Center or your books are shipped there are no refunds.