PARKS & SPORT FIELDS OPERATOR LEVEL 2 COURSE - ALBERTA ASSOCIATION OF RECREATION FACILITY PERSONNEL*   

The Parks and Sport Fields Level 2 is a two day course that will enable the participants to be involved with hands on and in class components. Some of the key areas that will be covered are Plant Beds, Soil Tests, Dealing with Weed Control, Turf Diseases, Pruning, Composting, and Irrigation. Vandalism and skate board parks are also hot items in the communities and will also be looked at in detail. The course is geared to all staff or management involved with outdoor facilities. Min 10- Max 20 people, cost $425 per person. Register Today!

Prerequisite: Parks and Sport fields Level 1

The Parks & Sport Fields Operator Level 2 course is part of the Red Deer College (RDC) and Alberta Association Recreation Facility Personnel (AARFP) Recreation Facility Management Certification program designed to enhance leadership opportunities for recreation facility operators through the combination of technical and management training. Download the full program here!

*Session Sign In On-site. Separate registration required: http://www.aarfp.com/cgi-bin/courses.cgi

CANADIAN CERTIFIED PLAYGROUND INSPECTOR - CCPI CERTIFICATION*

APRA is including The Canadian Playground Safety Institute’s Canadian Certified Playground Inspector training sessions during the Parks School Post Conference. ARPA members receive a discount on registration fees. This 2-day Practical Course and Exam is the second component to the two-part certification program. The prerequisite Theory Course can be taken online prior to attendance.

If you know any, maintenance/public works personnel, daycare staff, health inspectors, owner/operators, private inspectors, contractors, manufacturers, installers, parks and recreation staff, and/or insurance agents who work - or support the use of quality playground equipment – in schools, municipalities, housing complexes, condominiums or other areas that contain public playground structures, let them know about this training opportunity.

These professionals who are responsible for designing, selling, installing, maintaining and inspecting playground equipment have an incredibly important job. They are helping ensure the safety of toddlers, children and youth across this country and in local neighbourhoods.

These dedicated people, and their employers - can be confident they have the most up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge about playground safety when they complete the CPSI’s Playground Inspector Certification courses.

To register for the online theory course and/or this practical course using CPSI’s online registration system, click here. For more details and to download a registration flyer, please click here to download.

For more information contact CPSI | toll free: 1-877-536-2338 | email: cpsi@cpsionline.ca

*Session Sign in On-site. Separate registration required: https://www.cpsionline.ca/index.php?action=login.login

PENDING CERTIFICATIONS/CREDITS

  • Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program - Alberta Environment & Parks
  • World Urban Parks Academy