Training Calendar

Level 1

Level 1 Training Package – $445

(Required for certification; Includes one 2-day class, access to webinar series and exam prep tutorials, CBLP Maintenance Manual, and exam)

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, 2020 dates are tentative, but we offer a flexible cancellation policy. Should the need arise to postpone or cancel a class, registrants will have an opportunity to move to a future date of their choice.

Annapolis/Millersville, MD – June 10-11, 2020

Lower Allen Township, PA– June 22-23, 2020

Charlottesville, VA – July 16-17, 2020

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day

We will post additional dates, here, as they become available.

One 2-day class is required. 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 and sit for the exam in any location.

Discounts are available for firms or organizations that send 3 or more staff. Please contact 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

Upper Marlboro, MD – Tuesday, June 2, 7:30 – 10:30 AM

Millersville, MD – Wednesday, July 1st, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Virginia Beach, VA – Wednesday, July 15, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lower Allen Township, PA – Thursday, July 16, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

CBLP Level 1 candidates may take the exam in any location once they have completed training.  Candidates will sign up for the exam after training. Additional dates will be posted here.

Level 2

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.

Level 2 is held twice each year. In 2020, Level 2 will be held in Lancaster, PA on August 13-15, 2020, and in the DC area in November.

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.