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

Jan
13
Mon
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

Cost
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.

Feb
24
Mon
Boylston, MA – Training (Feb 2020) @ Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – Feb 28 @ 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 Trevor Smith, a licensed NGICP trainer. Inquiries for this training can be directed to trevor@landescapesdesigninc.com. Information regarding the training can be found at: https://www.ecolandscaping.org/event/class-ngicp-national-green-infrastructure-certification-program/

Eligibility Requirements
All candidates interested in taking the NGICP exam must have completed High School education (at a minimum) and a 35hr GI training.   Applicants are required to upload a copy of their HS/college diploma or transcript at the time of registering for the NGICP exam and the trainers will submit the training attendance log to WEF (as proof of completing the 35hr training).

Training Schedule
Feb 24-28, 2020 (Mon through Friday):  8.30 AM to 5.00 PM

Cost
Training Fee – $800
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.

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

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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.

Apr
1
Wed
Pittsburgh, PA – Training (April 2020) @ Energy Innovation Center
Apr 1 @ 8:30 am – Apr 29 @ 4:00 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 David Himes, a licensed NGICP trainer. Inquiries for this training can be directed to David Himes at davidhimes@psu.edu or 412-263-1754.

Training Schedule
Five consecutive Wednesdays – April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29:  8.30 AM to 4.00 PM at Energy Innovation Center; 1435 Bedford Avenue; Suite A; Pittsburgh, PA  15219.  Lunch is included

Cost
Training Fee – Professional Fee: $550; Public Fee $350
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.

Jul
18
Sat
Train-the-Trainer Workshop – Bethesda, MD (July 2020) @ Bethesda North Marriott and Conference Center
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm

Registration will open soon!

The Train-the-Trainer workshop is being offered in conjunction with the International Low Impact Development Conference at Bethesda, MD.

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

  • Saturday, July 18 – 8 am to 5 pm EDT
  • Sunday, July 19 – 8 am to 5 pm EDT
  • Monday, July 20 – 8 am to noon EDT

*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.