Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification

AFO LogoThe National Recreation and Park Association is dedicated to promoting children's right to play in a safe and challenging play environment. It is NRPA's goal to train and certify at least one person from every community across the United States to be a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI). The CPSI program offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety as well as provides certification for playground safety inspectors.


Classroom Course Schedule About Certification
Classroom Course Description CPSI Registry  USA | International
Online Course Descriptions Recertification and Retesting
Computer Based Testing Resources and Links
Fees and Registration  

CPSI and Playground Safety Community

Certified Playground Safety Inspectors are automatically enrolled in a CPSI community on NRPA Connect. This forum allows for collaboration relevant to the interests and needs of CPSIs.

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