Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam

What is CPSI?

The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) course and exam is offered by the National Certification Board in coordination with the National Recreation and Park Association and the Michigan Recreation and Park Association.

Certified individuals are trained to properly inspect playgrounds for safety hazards and ensure compliance with national standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Who Should Attend?

The CPSI course is important for school districts, municipalities, playground manufacturers, childcare facilities, insurance companies, and other organizations that are responsible for playgrounds and playground equipment.

Registration Information

Details to Note

Upon full payment, CPSI participants taking the course portion of the program will receive a binder with all of the course material. Three weeks of pre-course study for the certification exam is recommended. It is important to register early to ensure that study materials and textbooks are received in adequate time. Dress for the course and exam is casual, however the course will include an outdoor site visit, so please dress accordingly.