CPS Certification

Applications for the Certified Plant Supervisor training and exam brought to you by Illinois ASBO in partnership with the Association for Facilities Engineers (AFE) have closed for 2023. No extensions will be given.

If you’d like information about next year’s exam, please contact Lynn Threewitt or call (815) 901-4118.


Applications for the 2023 CPS Exam are now closed!

Time Commitment: Two-day training course plus a half-day of testing.

Date: September 25-27, 2023
Location: NIU Naperville Conference Center
Deadline for Applications is: August 31, 2023

Topics Covered in Your Training Include:

  • The Role of the Supervisor
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Finance and Budgeting
  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Time Management and Planning
  • Business Law
  • Interviewing and Hiring
  • Conflict Resolution, Team Building and Problem Solving
  • Safety
  • and More!

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