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Certified Playground Safety Inspectors (CPSI) Course and Exam- Erie
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This course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification & risk management methods offered. Advanced reading and 10 hours of training will prepare you for the Certified Playground Safety Inspector Exam scheduled at the culmination of this certification course.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/23/2018 to 4/25/2018
When: 4/23/18 - 4/25/18
Starts Monday at 8am thru Wednesday at Noon
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Erie Community Center
450 Powers St
Erie, Colorado  80516
United States
Contact: CPRA
303-231-0943


Online registration is available until: 3/31/2018
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This course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification & risk management methods offered. Advanced reading and 10 hours of training will prepare you for the Certified Playground Safety Inspector Exam scheduled at the culmination of this certification course.

Program Highlights Include:

  • Injury Statistics
  • History of Playground Equipment
  • Hazard Identification
  • Safe Surfacing Materials
  • Playground Equipment Accessibility
  • Off-Site Park Inspection
  • Safety Management
  • Audit Objectives & Procedures
  • Maintenance Procedures & Standards
  • Question & Answer Session
  • Exam Study Time

Who should attend?

Administrators, Supervisory Personnel, Public Works, Planning Dept, Grounds & Maintenance, Engineers & Architects, Playground Equipment Reps, Operators of Playgrounds in parks, schools, summer camps, day camps & daycare centers.

Included in your Registration-

All Course Study Materials (not included if you're only taking the exam)
1.5 CEUs
Playground Inspection
Lunch on Monday and Tuesday

Cost-

The early bird registration deadline is February 28, 2018 (late fees incurred after this date). Registration ends on March 31, 2018.

Registration fees- $455 for the course and $155 for the exam.

Schedule at a Glance:

Course – Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 

  • Check In – 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 7.
  • Class Schedule – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day
  • Meals – We will provide lunch and snacks on Monday and Tuesday
  • Course Materials – Don’t forget to bring your course materials to reinforce the lecture content.
  • Playground Inspection – An outdoor playground inspection is included and will be performed on Tuesday afternoon.

Exam – Wednesday, April 25

  • Check In – 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  
  • Exam Schedule – 8:00.a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Requirements – Individuals taking the exam must present TWO current forms of identification- one with a signature and another with a photo.  Test proctors cannot permit admittance into the exam without TWO current forms of identification.  Please note that course materials are not permitted for use during the exam.  

Lodging Info:

The hotel is approximately a 15-20 minute drive from the course and exam site. Please contact the hotel directly to make reservations- Holiday Inn Express at I-25 and 120th Ave (12030  Grant St, Thornton). Reservations- 1-888-HOLIDAY.

Pre-Course Study Materials

You will receive course study materials approximately 30 days before the course. It is extremely important that you read the course materials prior to attending the class. Failure to study the materials commonly leads to failure of the exam.

Certification

Those taking the course are eligible, but must register to take the optional exam on Wednesday. Participants who successfully pass the exam will be considered a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) and will be added to the national registry. Re-certification is required every 3 years. You may elect to retake the course and exam or the exam only (if within your 3 year renewal period.)

The option to take the CPSI exam via computer based testing is now available through NRPA. To obtain additional information please visit www.nrpa.org under CPSI. Please be advised if you register to take the examination with the course, you will not receive a refund to take your initial exam via computer based testing at a later date. Please decide now if you want to take the exam on Day 3 of the course or via a Computer Based Exam at a later date.

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