A National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) exam training course is being offered in the City of Richmond, VA during the week of June 25, 2018.  This training course provides the 35-hours of classroom and field training regarding green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance training program necessary as part of the NGICP certification process.  The training course is being combined with the opportunity to take the certification exam upon completion of the exam for those who meet the application requirements.

  • Training Opportunity:  Combined NGICP Training Course and Certification Exam
  • Dates:                                June 25-29, 2018
  • Location:                          Richmond Department of Utilities
  • Costs:                                NGICP Training – $995 ; NGICP Exam – $200

For information regarding training registration, please see https://www.ngicptraining.com/product/richmond-training/

For information regarding exam registration, please see http://ngicp.org/program/for-applicants/

About NGICP:

Initiated under the leadership of DC Water and the Water Environment Federation, the NGICP sets national certification standards for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. Designed to meet international best practice standards, the certification advances the establishment of sustainable communities by promoting GI as an environmentally and economically beneficial stormwater management option, supporting the development of proficient green workforces, and establishing a career path for skilled GI workers. The eligibility requirements include a high school degree (or equivalent) and completing a GI construction, inspection, and maintenance training program. More information on NGICP can be found at org


The benefits of becoming certified by the NGICP include:

  • Expansion of your skills and knowledge of building, inspecting and maintaining GI systems
  • Greater awareness of GI career opportunities
  • Proof of your commitment to supporting sustainable performance of GI practices
  • Exposure to employers looking to hire skilled GI workers through the NGICP Certification Database