CSI Certification

CSI Certification Program 


CSI is the construction community's authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI's Certification Program, you can develop a conceptual 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 Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) certificate is a prerequisite to CSI's Certifications: Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA); Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) and Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR).

Are you a Region/Chapter Certification Chair, or an instructor for a CSI Certificate/Certification exam? Check out the resources available to help you prepare candidates.

Registration Information

CSI offers the CDT, CCCA, CCPR and CCS examinations 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
CCCA/CCPR/CCS $350/$430/$685 $600/$680/$935


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

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