Welcome to NGICP, the standard for national certification of green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers.

Professional development hours

Online options for fulfilling professional development hour requirements.

Upcoming events

Champaign, IL – Training (Jan 2020) @ Parkland College, Champaign, IL
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm

Register for TRAINING

Register for EXAM
Please view user guide for navigating the exam registration. Questions regarding exam registration can be directed to sstallard@wef.org 

Registration (Registration is separate for Training & Exam – MUST register for BOTH)
The training is provided by Parkland College, IL, a licensed NGICP trainer. Inquiries for this training can be directed to btce@parkland.edu or (217) 351-2235.

Training Schedule
M/Tu/W/Thu/F:  8.00 AM to 12.00 PM = Champaign, Parkland College – Main Campus  (Map), Room: U142
M/Tu/W/Thu: 12.00 PM to 5.00 PM = Champaign, Parkland College – Main Campus  (Map), Room: L124

Training Fee – $749 (paid to Parkland College, IL)
Exam Fee – $200 (paid to WEF)

Exam Information
The exam is currently being administered as a computer-based test at PSI Testing Centers.  Approved NGICP applicants will receive an email from PSI regarding scheduling the NGICP exam.  The NGICP Exam must be scheduled within one year of completion of training.

Train-the-Trainer Workshop – Milwaukee, WI (March 2020) @ Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm

Click here to Register

Once registration has been completed, please submit the Qualified Trainer Application to praviprakash@wef.org, along with proof of meeting the two of the three trainer qualifications (listed below).

Trainer Qualifications

All participants applying to become an NGICP approved trainer must possess two of the following three qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor of science degree in water resource management or environmental science
  • Minimum 35 hours of experience as a trainer for hands-on, adult learning courses
  • Direct experience in Stormwater Green Infrastructure(GI) construction, inspection, or maintenance

Workshop Schedule

  • Monday, March 23 – 8am to 5pm CDT
  • Tuesday, March 24 – 8am to 5pm CDT
  • Wednesday, March 25 – 8am to Noon CDT

*Trainers may only hold NGICP trainings under a valid NGICP license. Trainers who do not wish to purchase a license, may only train for an organization that has a valid NGICP license.