CDT

CDT

The Construction Documents Technology (CDT) Program provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who writes, interprets, enforces, or manages construction documents. Project architects, contractors, contract administrators, material suppliers, and manufacturers' representatives are all realizing the advantages of being Construction Documents Technologists.

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
The CDT certificate is a prerequisite to CSI's advanced certification exams: Certified Construction Specifier (CCS), Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA), or Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) certification.

Registration Information

CSI offers the CDT examination twice annually in the Spring and the Fall. Open registration for the test begins in the Winter and Summer respectively.

Spring 2018 Exam Dates March 27th - June 2nd, 2018
Spring 2018 Early Registration January 9th to January 23rd, 2018
Spring 2018 Standard Registration January 24th to February 28th, 2018
Spring 2018 2017 Final Registration March 1 to March 16th, 2018 

Fall 2018 Exam Dates September 25th - December 10th, 2018
Fall 2018 Early Registration June 26th to July 10th, 2018
Fall 2018 Standard Registration July 11th to August 27th, 2018
Fall 2018 Final Registration August 28th to September 14th, 2018



Member Rate
Early/Standard/Final
Non-Member Rate
Early/Standard/Final
CDT $295/$375/$545 $545/$625/$795
CDT International $350/$450/$650 $600/$700/$900
CDT Student $165 $165


For international candidates in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, visit CDT International Exam.

Questions? Contact certification@csinet.org or 800-689-2900.

Institute Resources for the CDT

Exam Description

Source Materials

Exam Prep

Taking the Exam

Moll/Betts Student Excellence Award

The Moll/Betts Student Excellence Award was established to promote the greater awareness of CSI to students completing studies in a construction-related educational program. Students taking the CDT exam are eligible for this award.

Moll/Betts Student Excellence Award Terms and Conditions (PDF)

 

CDT Test Prep Classes!


CDT Test Prep Classes will be held Fall 2018 (classes full) and Winter 2019 (now enrolling).

Inquire Now!