CDT

CDT Overview 


The Construction Documents Technology (CDT®) certification provides a comprehensive program of study for anyone seeking to enhance and demonstrate knowledge of writing, interpreting, enforcing and managing construction documents.

Who should sit for the CDT®?
Project architects, contractors, contract administrators, material suppliers, and manufacturers' representatives are all realizing the advantages of being Construction Documents Technologists. 

What does it mean for me?
Pass the Construction Documents Technology 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. 

Earning your CDT® means: 
- Adding "CDT" after your name, to your LinkedIn, business card and your resume 
- Respect from your peers as a result of your understanding of how a project unfolds from concept to delivery and the roles and relationships of all participants.  
- Understanding the documentation involved – which drives effective communication amongst all members of the construction team

Qualifications: 
High school diploma or equivalent. 
Two (2) years’ experience in construction management and/or completion of college-level coursework is highly recommended.

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).

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