Certification

CSI Certificate and Certification Programs

CSI is the construction community’s authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI’s Certification Program, you can develop a conceptual understanding of the entire construction process, and concrete skills in:

  • Construction documentation development and administration

  • Specification writing and enforcement

  • Product research and sourcing

  • Communication with the design and contracting teams

CSI’s Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) certificate is a prerequisite to CSI’s advanced Certifications: Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA); Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR).

Registration Information

CSI offers the CDT, CCCA, CCPR and CCS examinations twice annually in the Spring and the Fall. Open registration for the test begins in the Winter and Summer respectively.

 
Member Rate
Non-Member Rate
 
Early
Standard
Final
Early
Standard
Final
CDT
$295
$375
$545
$545
$625
$795
CDT Student
$165
$165
$165
$165
$165
$165
CCCA/CCPR/CCS
$350
$430
$685
$600
$680
$935

 

Questions? Contact CSI Member Services at certification@csinet.org or 800-689-2900.

The national spring and fall exams are offered at Prometric’s approximately 400 computer-based test centers throughout North America. Candidates register for exams through CSI. Candidates will receive their scores within minutes of completing an exam.

To view the available Prometric test centers now, visit the Prometric website
Select "Locate a Test Center".


PROMETRIC TEST CENTERS

Site 0007

11353 Reed Hartman Hwy
Suite LL50
CincinnatiI, OH 45241

Site 1112

500 Technology Way
Gateway Community & Technical College
Florence, KY 41042


CDT

FREE Candidate Handbook (PDF)

Download this free handbook to help you prepare for CSI's CDT exam

Project deleivery Education Program

The Project Delivery Education Program (PDEP) is an instructional tool that addresses topics essential to understand the proper use of construction related documents.

Study Workbook (Downloadable)

The CDT Study Workbook is a guide to help candidates prepare for the CDT Exam. The workbook provides an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals and formats of construction documents; and is comprised of exercises, examples, and practice questions that address the development of facilities and the ins and outs of the process - with an emphasis on the CDT Subject Matter Area specifications.

Project Delivery Flashcards (iTunes)

Get the Project Delivery Flashcards from iTunes, and use them to help you prepare for an exam.

CCS

FREE Candidate Handbook (PDF)

Download this free handbook to help you prepare for CSI's CCS exam.

Study Workbook (Downloadable)

The CCS Study Workbook is a guide to help candidates prepare for the CCS Exam. The CCS Workbook provides an in-depth review of construction specification preparation, procurement requirements, and construction agreements and contracts. The CCS Workbook includes key terms, exercises, examples, and practice questions.

Construction Specifications Education Program

The Construction Specifications Education Program (CSEP) is an instructional tool for the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) designation that addresses topics essential to writing specifications and construction documents

CCCA

Free Candidate Handbook (PDF)

Download this free handbook to help you prepare for CSI's CCCA exam.

Study Workbook (Downloadable)

The CCCA Study Workbook is a guide to help candidates prepare for the CCCA Exam. The workbook provides a thorough overview of standard contract documents and their successful use in construction projects. The workbook is comprised of exercises, examples, key terms and practice questions that address contract documents and the roles and responsibilities of all parties concerned in the construction process - with an emphasis on the CCCA Subject Matter.

CCPR

Free Candidate Handbook (PDF)
Download this free handbook to help you prepare for CSI's CCPR exam.


Study Wookbook (Downloadable)
The CCPR Study Workbook is a guide to help candidates prepare for the CCPR Exam. The workbook provides a review of all phases of the construction documentation, and the product reps role in each phase. The CCPR Workbook is comprised of definitions, exercises, examples, and practice questions.

Construction Product Representation Education Program
The Construction Product Representation Education Program (CPREP) is an instructional tool for the Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) designation that addresses topics essential to understanding the construction process and effective representation

On Demand CCPR Prep Program
The CCPR Prep Course is a series of on demand webinars designed to help candidates prepare for the Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) Examination. The CCPR Prep Course provides an in-depth review and discussion of all phases of the construction documentation, and your role in each phase. The structure of the CCPR Prep Course will follow and expand upon concepts identified in the Construction Product Representation Practice Guide and the CCPR Candidate Handbook with an emphasis on the exam content summary