CPS Certification

A CPS Certification is for those who are currently a supervisory professional and would like to build on their specific competencies within the field of supervisory management.

To communicate your interest and receive updates on certification cohorts, please contact Lindsay Plath or call (815) 753-9350.


Looking to advance in your career?

Take the internationally recognized Certified Plant Supervisor training and exam brought to you by Illinois ASBO in partnership with the Association for Facilities Engineers (AFE). This prestigious certification develops necessary skills to improve overall job performance and exemplifies that you are a qualified expert in your field. Registration for the current course is now closed, check back next summer for fall 2020 dates.

How to Register for the Certified Plant Supervisor (CPS) Certification Training & Exam

Registration is now closed. 
You MUST complete the AFE/Illinois ASBO application (and have it approved) in order to be accepted into the training.

Submit completed application to Lindsay Plath or by fax at (815) 516-0184. Whether you receive approval on your application from AFE or not, you will receive a confirmation e-mail stating your qualification for taking the training and exam (based on fulfilling the minimum qualifications).
After receiving the registration payment and application approval, we will mail out the study book to participants' school district to begin self/independent study.
Please note there are additional fees from AFE for certification renewal

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