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Certification: Building a Better Tomorrow

APWA’s certification programs provide a strong benefit to the public works industry and ultimately to our communities by promoting experience and excellence leading to an improved workforce and improved delivery of services.

Take the Next Step

Certified Public Fleet Professional (CPFP) logoCertified Public Fleet Professional (CPFP)

For the seasoned, career government public fleet manager, and for those with experience in the field who are interested in a credential that will promote a career in public fleet management.

Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII) logoCertified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII)

For individuals that inspect the construction of public infrastructure and facilities and other types of construction work and materials to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

Certified Stormwater Manager logoCertified Stormwater Manager (CSM)

For experts in the public and private sectors who coordinate and implement stormwater management programs for city, county, state, provincial and federal agencies.

New Thinking, New Certifications

CPWP-S logo Certified Public Works Professional-Supervision (CPWP-S)

For front line employees, first-line supervisors and crew leaders or those who wish to advance.

CPWP-M logo Certified Public Works Professional-Management (CPWP-M)

For current supervisors who desire to move to management positions, mid-level managers and superintendents.

Computer-Based Testing Blocks

Eligibility Application Deadline
Exam Application Deadline
 Exam/Testing Block
 February 20, 2018  March 5, 2018 March 19-22, 2018 
 April 23, 2018  May 7, 2018 May 21-24, 2018
 June 18, 2018   July 2, 2018 July 16-19, 2018
 August 20, 2018  September 4, 2018  September 17-20, 2018
 October 15, 2018   October 29, 2018  November 12-15, 2018 

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