Re-Certification for School & Youth/Community Programs Inspectors Course

The Playground Inspection for Schools & Youth/Community Programs Certification is good for three years. Expirations are dated the first of the month following certification plus three years.  For example, if the certification was achieved on October 15, 2014 the expiration date would be November 1, 2017.  Certified inspectors are allowed up to four months after the expiration date to complete the recertification process.  There is a $175 fee for recertification.   

The recertification process contains three requirements:

  • Submission of a current inspection report, dated within 6 months of renewal application.
  • Documentation of activities performed as an inspector.
  • Review of current inspection processes and safety guidelines

Register here to begin the recertification process. 

Recertification must be completed within the date ranges listed below.  Upon receipt of registration participants are emailed electronic materials to use as resources to help them through recertification, including more specific information on submission of the items mentioned above.  If particiants would like print materials there is an additional $75 charge. For information on these materials please call 1-800-554-PLAY (7529).

2018-19 Course Dates

August 27-September 21, 2018

September 24-October 19, 2018

October 22-November 16, 2018

January 21-February 15, 2019

February 18-March 15, 2019

March 25-April 19, 2019

April 22-May 17, 2019

May 20-June 14, 2019

July 29-August 23, 2019

August 26-September 20, 2019

September 23-October 18, 2019

October 21-November 15, 2019

January 21–February 14, 2020