CSI Certification

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CSI Certification Program 


CSI is the construction community's authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI's Certification Program, you can strengthen and demonstrate your 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 Certification Program consists of the Construction Documents Technologist (CDT), Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA), Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR).

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Fall 2019 Certification Registration
(CDT® only)

Exam Window: October 14 – November 22, 2019
Registration: July 8 – October 9
Late Registration: October 10 – October 31
Pass/Fail notification: Early December 2019 via email*
Fall 2019 Certification Registration


*Beginning in 2019, CSI certification exams will undertake a new approach to passing score analysis for the full population of test takers. This means notifications for pass/fail status will be sent to each candidate approximately 2-3 weeks after the testing window closes. Based on demand, international sites may be scheduled in Spring 2020. Please contact certification@csinet.org to request an international testing site (additional fees will apply).