CDT Study Sessions

By Randall Lewis, CSI, AIA posted 01-31-2019 19:28

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Introduction to your CDT Instructor - Tom Clarke, FCSI, CCS, CCPR, CCCA, SCIP

You will not find a more dedicated and knowledgeable CSI educator than Mr. Clarke. As you can see from his credentials he holds every CSI certification. He is a Fellow in CSI having been recognized for his service to the construction industry and his dedication to spreading knowledge to better the construction industry. Tom is also a member of SCIP, Specification Consultants in Independent Practice. SCIP is an international technical resource organization. Its members assist building construction design firms, owners, and building product manufacturers in acquiring professionally written construction specifications from qualified specifiers, who advance excellence in preparing construction specifications, promote their special services and expertise to potential clients, share their knowledge, experience, and resources through discussions, conferences, and educational programs, and network for mutual benefit.

The Study Course Schedule

Study sessions will meet on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

February 12
CDT: Introduction and Overview and Session 1: Fundamentals & A201 General Conditions

February 19
Session 2: Planning & Pre-Design

February 26
Sessions 3 & 4: Design & Construction Documents - Part 1.

March 5
Sessions 5 & 6: Construction Documents - Part 2 & Part 3.

March 12
Session 7: Procurement

March 19
Session 8: Construction - Part 1.

March 26
Session 9: Construction - Part 2
Session 10: Post Construction

April 2 - Practice Exam and Review
Jabberwocky Quiz, a test designed to enhance your success on the CDT exam through the use of test taking tips.
CDT Sample Practice Exam which includes 100 Questions: sample questions prepared by Mr. Clarke based on his many years of experience with the exam.

April 9
CDT Final Review and Recap

Exam Dates:
Monday, April 15 through Friday, May 24 as Scheduled with Testing Facility. Applicant must register to take the Exam with the Institute.
Contact Tom Clarke for additional information or questions at 601-832-5339 or e-mail at either tclarke@mdot.ms.gov or tlcfcsi@aol.com

Meeting location:
MDOT (ASU) 3rd Floor Conference Room, 401 N. West Street, Jackson, MS 39201.

Chapter study sessions cost:
CSI Members, MDOT and BOB Personnel may attend the sessions at no cost.
Non-Members - $125.00

CDT Study Session cost does not include CSI application fee for the exam or exam source materials. Find out more by clicking this link
The Construction Documents Technology (CDT) Program provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who writes, interprets, enforces, or manages construction documents. Architects, contractors, contract administrators, material suppliers, and manufacturers' representatives are all realizing the advantages of acquiring the title Construction Documents Technologist.

By being able to understand and interpret written construction documents, CDTs perform their jobs more effectively. By understanding the roles and relationships of all participants, CDTs improve communication among all members of the construction team.
Pass the Construction Documents Technologist Exam (CDT), and you'll join an elite group of professionals known in the industry for their comprehensive knowledge of the writing and management of construction documents.

Getting your CDT means:
  • Adding "CDT" after your name, to your business card and to your resume
  • Understanding how a project unfolds from conception to delivery
  • Understanding the documentation involved

CSI's CDT program has provided foundation training in construction documentation for design and construction professionals for decades.