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CUSP Recertification FAQs

How do I earn CUSP points?

You can find information on all of the continuing professional development activities that are eligible for CUSP points in the CUSP Maintenance Guidelines listed on CUSP Recertification page on the website.

How do I find out how many CUSP points I have earned?

 Log into your account on the Community Hub and select My CUSP Program from the menu.  Click on the “View Details” button.


I’m retiring soon. Is there an Emeritus Status available for CUSPs?

Yes, If you are retiring but are proud of the CUSP credential that you earned and would like to continue to use the designation, the USOLN now offers the CUSP Emeritus status.

Details and an application form are available here.

Why are the CUSP maintenance and recertification requirements so difficult?
Utility safety is a matter of life or death and it is critical for utility safety professionals to stay current with leading edge safety practices. In order to ensure the continued competence of CUSP credential holders, a rigorous maintenance and recertification program was developed that encourages ongoing continuing professional development.
How many CUSP Points are required for recertification?

All CUSP’s are required to submit 30 CUSP Points during a two year program cycle.


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