Recertification Requirements for CPW®

Certification is valid for three years.  Maintaining your understanding of current procedure writing practices by attending training courses and writing procedures are important aspects for a CPW®.  Therefore, recertification requirements for CPW® are as follows:

Work Product

  • A detailed procedure prepared within the last year by the applicant must be submitted together with any associated guidelines that were used in its development.


  • Successful completion within the last three years of applicable classroom training for a minimum of two days is required.


  • Two professional references from supervisor / manager / peer who can attest to responsibility for work product and professional ethics.