Why Get Certified?

10 Ways You, Your Company, and Your Customers Benefit From CSI Certification


  1. Recognition throughout the industry of your education, knowledge, experience with construction documents 
  2. Career advancement potential 
  3. Contribute to the development of more effective documentation processes and practices (that will keep you out of court or will stand up in court) 
  4. Greater confidence in your authority and responsibility as part of a project delivery team

Your Company

  1. Increased staff loyalty and productivity 
  2. Set benchmarks for hiring and promotion 
  3. Cost-effective professional development for your team that trains them to work from one body of knowledge

You, Your Company, AND Your Customers

  1. Fewer change orders 
  2. Increased likelihood of projects delivered on time and on budget 
  3. Collaboration with a trusted resource

CSI's CDT certification helps you understand how it ties together. You give people the right information." — Cyndi Silvia, CDT®

As a Certified Construction Specifier I have been more effective to the firms and clients with which I have worked. In addition, many opportunities have been forwarded to me for job openings . . .
— J. Gerard Capell, CSI, CCS®, AIA

CSI Certification can mean the difference between being looked upon as a salesperson versus a confident expert in your field." 

— Tony Bartorillo, CSI, CDT®