Level 1 Registration
Dates for the summer 2021 session are listed below, and registration is now open!
Level 1 is currently being taught as a hybrid online + field course. Participants will choose one online session comprised of two half day classes and one in-person field practicum. Attendance on all three dates is required.
To begin, click the orange button below to fill out the online application.
Summer Online Sessions (choose one), 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Session 1: July 7 & 14
Session 2: July 21 & 28
Session 3: August 10 & 17
Summer Field Practicums (choose one), 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
August 18, Charlottesville, VA
August 25, Washington, DC
September 2, Norfolk, VA (rain date- Sept 9)
September 14, Chevy Chase, MD
September 22, Lower Allen Township, PA (Camp Hill)
September, 30, Ridgely, MD (eastern shore)
Registration is a 2-step process. Before signing up for a class, you must submit an online application. Once the application is approved, please return to the website to pay and choose your class.
Each class, led by regional experts, incorporates classroom work with a field-based practicum and BMP inspection/verification training. CBLP emphasizes critical thinking, interactive learning, and collaborative practice.
You may take the class in any location.
The Level 1 fee is $445 and includes three training sessions, course materials and videos, and an examination fee. Discounts are available for firms or organizations that send 3 or more staff, and for pros who work in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
CEUs are available from: American Society of Landscape Architects (LA CES), Association of Professional Landscape Designers, International Society of Arboriculture, Maryland Nursery Landscape and Greenhouse Association, Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association, Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, Virginia Society of Landscape Designers, Virginia Urban Nutrient Managers, Virginia DEQ Stormwater Inspectors.
Level 1 Exam Dates
The Level 1 exam is now offered online. Candidates may take the exam online or in person after completing training. Due to the pandemic, we are not currently offering the exam in person, but we will resume doing so when it is safe. The cost of the exam is included in the course registration fee.
Candidates will sign up for the exam after training. Additional dates for in person exams, when available, will be posted here.
Level 2 is an advanced credential in design or installation of stormwater BMPs. You must be a CBLP Level 1-certified professional to enroll in the 3-day Level 2 Intensive Seminar. The fee is $580 for one credential or $630 for both.
Typically, Level 2 is held twice each year. Our next session dates are listed below.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, Level 2 will be a hybrid online + field course, comprised of a series of four half-day meetings:
Thursday, November 11, online
Friday, November 12, online
Saturday, November 13, midday, Great Falls, VA field class
Wednesday, November 17, online
Click the orange button below to find more information and to register.
CBLP offers a variety of advanced training workshops on various topics, throughout the year. Visit our Workshops page for more details and registration information.