New York State
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered nationwide. By becoming a CPSI, you will learn how to identify hazards on public playgrounds and playground equipment, rank those hazards according to injury potential and apply that knowledge, as well as how to establish a playground safety program.
CPSI candidates should be at least 18 years of age and must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
To become a CPSI, you must successfully pass the CPSI exam. The CPSI exam consists of 100 questions, 95 scored and 5 unscored pre-test. CPSI certification is valid for three years.
Individuals have multiple study options available to them including:
The CPSI In-person Course is a two-day training conducted by CPSI instructors, with the proctored paper/pencil examination hosted on the morning of day three.
CPSI candidates are highly encouraged to take the course for initial certification.
CPSI Course CEUs: 1.5