The current CERP/CERPIT application window ended October 16, 2020 however we are now accepting year-round applications. The applications received between now and the next window, February 15 - April 16, 2021,  will be reviewed then. 

Thank you for submitting your application to be a Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner-in-Training!

We will be confirming your status with Niagara College to facilitate your application.  The application fee has already been paid for by Niagara College.  

In addition to this application, you will need to complete the e-learning course.  You can sign up for a course login at http://sertraining.litmos.com/self-signup/ using the code "2020CERPWindow" or contact us at certification@ser.org.






This form is for current CERPITs to upgrade to CERP status.  

This form is for current CERPs/CERPITs to submit continuing education credits for approval.  A maximum of 10 CECs can be provided for a single event. Once approved, SER will upload your CECs to your journal for you.

Review process: Submitted applications are reviewed by the Certification Program Coordinator and the SER Continuing Education Committee.  

Tracking CECs:  Once credits have been approved for individual CERPs/CERPITs, SER staff will upload them to your member journal so that you can track your status.  You will need to earn 50 CECs over the 5 year period in order to renew your certification (min. 5 CECs earned each year).  

To apply: Fill out the form below.  Note that fields with asterisks are required fields. 

This form is for pre-approval of continuing education offerings by organizations/sponsors.  Pre-approvals may be used for recurring courses over a 2 year period.  The maximum credits provided for a single event is 10 CECs.  

Review process: Submitted applications are reviewed by the Certification Program Coordinator and the SER Continuing Education Committee.  

Promotion: Pre-approved CEC offerings are added to the SER event calendar, the SER certification program pre-approved course list, and are provided a CERP program logo to use in promotion of the offering.

To apply: Fill out the form below.  Note that fields with asterisks are required fields. 

Society for Ecological Restoration