Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI)
 is designed to certify individuals to inspect playgrounds for safety hazards and to ensure compliance with national standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  The CPSI Course is a preparatory tool for the CPSI Certification Examination.

Important Information

  • CPSI Course is a 2-day course offered two times a year in Illinois with a third-day exam

  • CPSI Examination can be taken in coordination with a CPSI Course or at computer-based testing facilities throughout the US

  • CPSI Examination is a 100 question exam (currently must achieve a 70 to pass)

  • To become certified individuals must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • CPSI Certification lasts for 3 years

  • Renewal is achieved by successfully passing the CPSI Examination

  • For further information on a Fall 2022 course in Illinois, contact Duane Smith at [email protected].