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Advanced Parks Practitioner Application

  • 01 Jan 2019
  • 31 Dec 2020

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Requirements for Application:

  • At least 5 years of parks and open space industry experience
  • Hold the Intermediate Parks Practitioner designation 
  • OPA member in good standing 
  • Hold current WHMIS & Standard First Aid training certificates 
  • Attained 14 additional OPA education credits  (20 total)

Earn Credits by Attending OPA Training

Courses worth 1 credit

  • Annual Parks Education Forum / Special Workshops
  • Ball Diamond Maintenance and Best Practices
  • Ball Field Practical Clinic
  • Basic Chipper Operations and Handling
  • Bridge Inspection
  • Book 7 Training
  • Chainsaw Safety Awareness (One Day)
  • Invasive Species Workshop
  • Seasonal Equipment Training
Courses worth 2 credits
  • Chainsaw Safety Awareness (Two-Day)
  • Parks Operations and Maintenance
  • Spray Pad Practitioner Training
  • Trails Specialist Workshop

Courses worth 3 credits

  • Managing & Maintaining Your Sports Turf Infrastructure

Courses worth 5 credits

  • Registered Playground Practitioner
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