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Whether you are in the construction field or industrial hygiene, BCSP offers a certification right for you. Based on your knowledge, job duties, education, and work experience you can earn a certification that meets your needs for your career.
The education requirement varies for each certification. Certifications that require a college degree require that degree be from an accredited university recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
*Degrees earned outside the U.S. must be evaluated for equivalency. Further details on evaluation of international degrees can be found on the Information for Applicants with Non-U.S. Degrees webpage.
Just as the education requirement, the experience requirement varies for each certification. For instance, the CSP® requires 4 years of work experience where as the Associate Safety Professional® (ASP®) requires 1 year of work experience.
Click on “My Profile” to create an account and begin the application process. After completing the application process, BCSP’s certification services department will review your application and notify you when your application is approved.
Log into “My Profile” and selecting “Purchase Exam” from the menu. Candidates will have one year once their application has been approved to purchase, schedule, and sit for examination. You may purchase an exam or an exam bundle at any time during your one-year eligibility.
After the exam is purchased, you will receive an examination authorization notice that is used to schedule the exam through Pearson VUE testing centers. Examinations are delivered via computer. As soon as candidates submit their exam, results are available. Download the Pearson VUE brochure for more information
Once you pass the examination BCSP will reward you with your earned certification. To maintain your certification, an annual fee is required, and certificants must remain up-to-date with changes in professional practice by compiling recertification points every five years. Visit the recertification page for more information.