April 29 to May 1, 2019
David Hefner Pavilion located at Franklin School Park
Course & Exam - $545
Exam Only - $120
Course & Exam - $645
Exam Only - $150
*Exam only registrations do not include course manuals.
We have reserved a room block at the Courtyard by Marriot, downtown Fort Wayne. You can reserve a room for Sunday thru Wednesday using this link. You can also call 260-490-3629, option 1, to reserve rooms. Please book your room by March 29 th to be guaranteed the discounted rate.
• 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
• increase your job mobility and choices even in the face of a tough job market
• reach your short-term job goals and position yourself for success in your long-term career
• be associated with NRPA's strong and long-standing reputation in playground safety
Please direct all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8-9 am: Course Introduction & Injury Statistics
9:30-9:45 am: Break
9:45 am - 12 pm: Hazard ID Parts 1 & 2
12-1 pm: Lunch
1-1:45 pm: Applied Exercise 1 - Use of test probes & gauges
1:45-2:45 pm: Hazard ID Part 3
2:45-3 pm: Break
3-4 pm: Hazard ID Part 4
4-4:45 pm: Surfacing Part 1
4:45-5 pm: Exam Prep/Q & A Period/Homework Assignment
8-8:45 am: Surfacing Part 2
8:45-9:15 am: Safety Management - Comprehensive Program/Audits
9:15-9:30 am: Break
9:30-10 am: Safety Management - Inspections & Maintenance
10-11:45 am: Applied Exercise 2 - Hazard ID Prioritization
11:45 am - 12 pm: Question & Answer Period
12-1 pm: Lunch
1-3:15 pm: Applied Exercise 3 - Site Investigation
3:15-3:30 pm: Break
3:30-4:30 pm: Site Investigation Wrap Up
4:30-5 pm: Question & Answer Period
8-9 am: Check in
9-9:15 am: Exam instructions
9:15-11:15 am: Exam period
The CPSI classroom course trains individuals to identify hazards on public playgrounds and playground equipment, how to rank those hazards according to injury potential and how to apply that knowledge and establish a playground safety program. The course covers the material necessary to pass the Certified Playground Safety Inspector certification exam.
Individuals taking the CPSI Classroom Course will gain practical, hands-on training on how to apply the ASTM standards and the CPSC guidelines to playground environments. Upon completion of the CPSI course an individual should be capable of establishing a sound risk reduction program, establish a system of repair, retrofit and removal of hazardous equipment and establish a routine inspection system.
Individuals wishing to become a Certified Playground Safety Inspector, playground owner/operators, health inspectors, daycare staff, school and park maintenance personnel, risk reduction managers, manufacturers, playground installers, insurance agents, etc.
Course is approved for 1.5 CEU's