CCWP - Certification by examination

Eligibility to sit for an examination

​Submitting an application

  • Log in to the CCWP Portal.
    • ​User ID will be a unique email address.
      • ​Active Colorado operators should receive temporary passwords by email. (If no temporary password is received, operators should contact the CCWP team for assistance rather than create a new account.)
      • Only applicants who do not hold Colorado certificates should create new accounts.
  • ​Complete profile information, including education and education, in the CCWP Portal.
  • Apply for certification by examination in the CCWP Portal.
  • Applications will be reviewed within approximately 10 business days. Reviewer will
    • ​confirm eligibility to sit for exam; 
    • request additional information from applicant; or
    • deny the application.
  • ​An email will be sent to the applicant with notification of reviewer's decision and instructions for next steps.
Preparing for the examination

Scheduling the examination with PSI

  • ​Only applicants who have been approved to sit for exams can schedule exams with PSI (the company that administer's Colorado's certified water professionals exams).
  • Approved applicants will receive emailed instructions for scheduling exams with PSI, including a link to PSI's candidate website.
  • PSI candidate handbook for Colorado Certified Water Professionals. 
    • Approved candidates are strongly encouraged to read the PSI candidate handbook prior to scheduling an exam.
    • ​Applications for paper exams are available at the end of the handbook for Colorado Certified Water Professionals.
    • Applications for paper exams must be submitted to PSI.
  • Locate PSI testing centers.
  • PSI test center experience video.
  • Approved applicants need to pay the $100 exam fee at the time they schedule their exams.