New mexico Recreation    & Parks Association

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Upcoming events

    • 8 Nov 2021
    • 10 Nov 2021
    • 3 sessions
    • Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • 48

    The two day course, and 1/2 day exam will enable those who pass the exam to receive their CPSI Certification.

    The option to take the CPSI exam via computer based testing is available through the NRPA. To obtain additional information please visit Please be advised if you register to take the examination with the course, you will not receive a refund to take your exam via computer based testing at a later date. Please decide now if you would like to take the exam on Day 3 of the course or via a Computer Based Exam at a later date.


    • If you need to take the course AND the exam, please check the course registration option, then ad the number of exams you would like to pay for at the bottom of the registration form. 
    • If you are paying for the exam ONLY then check the Exam registration option.
    • Books are included in the course registration (but not in the exam only registration).
    • You may register up to 25 people on one invoice. Simply click, ADD GUEST, at the bottom of each successive registration form. This will add the $410 charge for the course for each registrant and ensures address are collected for each so books will be sent to the proper locations. Just remember to add the total number of exams you would like to pay for in box at the bottom of the first form.
    • If you need to pay with a check, print the invoice emailed to you and submit it for payment. Make checks payable to NMRPA, P.O. Box 4060, Albuquerque, NM 87196.

    Lunch will be provided by Exerplay. For dietary restriction request please email Anna Tapia at

    Hilton Garden Inn- Uptown
    6510 Americas Parkway NE
    Albuquerque NM  87110


    Day 1

     7:00 - 8:00 am Check-in/Safety Protocol Compliance
     8:00 - 9:00 am Course Introduction and Injury Statistics
     9:00 am - 12:00 pm Hazard ID Parts 1 & 2
     12:00 - 1:00 pm  Lunch
     1:00 - 2:00 pm  Applied Exercise 1 - Use of test probes and gauges
     2:00 - 4:30 pm  Hazard ID Parts 3 & 4
     4:30 - 5:00 pm Exam Prep/Q&A Period/Homework Assignment

    Day 2

     7:00 - 8:00 am
    Check-in/Safety Protocol Compliance
     8:00 - 9:30 am Surfacing Parts 1 & 2
     9:30 - 11:00 am Risk Management
     11:00 am - 12:00 pm Applied Exercise 2 - Hazard ID Prioritization
     12:00 - 1:00 pm  Lunch
     1:00 - 3:00 pm  Applied Exercise 3 - Site Investigation
     3:30 - 4:30 pm  Site Investigation Wrap-up
     4:30 - 5:00 pm

    Q&A Period

    Day 3 - Exam

     8:00 - 9:00 am Check-in/Safety Protocol Compliance
     9:00 - 9:15 am Exam Instruction
     9:15 - 11:15 am Two-hour Certification Examination

    A candidate who has a disability may request a special accommodation; the request must be submitted in writing at the time of course or exam registration. The request form is available online at In order to properly accommodate all persons with disabilities, it is recommended that all requests be made 45 days prior to the scheduled date for the course and exam.

    English as second language (ESL) candidates may request a time extension and/or the use of a strict translation dictionary. Request forms/fees must be submitted to NRPA no less than 30 days prior to the exam. The request form is available online at The course host will work collaboratively with NRPA to ensure all approved reasonable accommodations are met. 

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    New Mexico Recreation          & Parks Association
    P.O. Box 4060
    Albuquerque | NM 87196

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