The National Recreation and Park Association's Playground Maintenance Course is a one-day (6.25 hour) educational course that covers the following topics – an overview of playground safety standards and guidelines, playground owner responsibilities and maintenance discussions on playground equipment, surfacing and site items. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the Playground Maintenance Course.
Professionals who should take the course include maintenance staff, recreation staff, university seniors and any individuals who are responsible for playgrounds.
Eligibility - Course participants must be 18 years of age or older
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Playground Maintenance Course Instructor Workshop
Share your knowledge of playground maintenance by becoming a Playground Maintenance Course Instructor. Individuals interested in becoming an instructor should submit the instructor application and return it to NRPA's Director of Certification, along with three professional references.
- Six years full-time experience in playground maintenance, playground safety, park operations and management or related fields
- Must have experience teaching adult education
- Must maintain a current CPSI Certification and have maintained it for a minimum of 6 years
- Must be a current member of NRPA
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Future opportunties will be announced soon.