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Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Course and Exam - Colorado Springs, May 2024

Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Course and Exam - Colorado Springs, May 2024

5/22/2024 - 5/24/2024


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
  • Safety Management
  • Audit Objectives & Procedures
  • Maintenance Procedures & Standards
  • Question & Answer Session
  • Exam Study Time

Who should attend?

Administrators, Supervisory Personnel, Public Works, Planning Department, 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

Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday


Registration fees - $475 for the course and $150 for the exam. Registration ends on May 1st at 5pm or when the class is full. Space is limited to 80 participants. 


Widefield Recreation Center

755 Aspen Drive

Colorado Springs, CO 80911

Schedule at a Glance:

Course – Wednesday, May 22nd & Thursday, May 23rd

  • Check In – 7:30 am to 8:00 am on Wednesday
  • Class Schedule – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. each day
  • Meals – We will provide lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Course Materials – Don’t forget to bring your course materials to reinforce the lecture content

Exam – May 24th

  • Check In – 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Exam Schedule – 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • 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.  

Pre-Course Study Materials

You will receive course study materials approximately three weeks prior to the course. The materials will be mailed to the address that you provide on the registration form. PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK THE MAILING ADDRESS THAT YOU TYPE IN. If the address you're using is a work address where a lot of mail is received, please let your agency know that you'll be expecting these materials so they can notify you when the materials arrive.


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.)

Widefield Parks & Recreation
755 Aspen Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911 United States
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5/22/2024 - 5/24/2024

Wednesday, May 22nd: Check In – 7:30 am to 8:00 am

May 22nd & May 23rd: Class – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Friday, May 24th: Exam Check In – 8:00 am - 9:00 am / Exam Schedule – 9:00 am to 11:00 am

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