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The Mark of a Construction Management LeaderAIC Certification: Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) Level II Exam

Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) is the highest level of certification in the Constructor Certification Program. This level of certification is ideal for established constructors who have several years of project oversight experience and are seeking to take their career to the next level. Individuals that pursue the CPC designation should be experienced at managing the process of construction. Why is a CPC important?

  • CPCs have verified experience and skills.
  • CPCs create peace of mind that a project is managed efficiently and effectively.
  • CPCs are committed to ethics and professionalism managing and implementing projects by adhering to the AIC Code of Ethics.

Spring 2024 CPC Exam Information

Take note of the following registration information and dates during the Spring 2024 exam window.

  • Application Period (for professionals): February 10-February 20, 2024.
  • Registration Period: February 23-March 4, 2024.
  • Exam Window (for professionals): The computer-based exam window is April 6-14, 2024. Contact [email protected] for more information.
  • Fees and Qualifications: Please see below for the latest fee schedule and CPC qualifications for the Spring 2024 exam.

Fees For CPC Exam

Please note the following fee schedule for AIC members and non-AIC members. We encourage you to join AIC to take advantage of favorable pricing.

  • Exam preparation fee (all): $200
  • Exam fee (Non-CAC or AIC Member): $900
  • Exam fee (Non-CAC but AIC Member): $675
  • Exam fee (CAC and Non-Member): $875
  • Exam fee (CAC and AIC Member): $575

The Result of Completing the CPC Level II Exam

Established constructors that complete the CPC Level II Exam will be able to demonstrate a high level of skill and knowledge in the ethical management of construction projects. The exam is designed to test your ability to apply recognized principles and use your professional work experience to solve problems, evaluate information, and predict the outcome. The exam covers the following areas:

  • Project Scope Development
  • Employment Practices
  • Working Relationships
  • Construction Start-up and Support
  • Construction Resource Management
  • Construction Cost Control
  • Project Closeout
  • Construction Safety Management
  • Ethics
  • Newly Certified Members Receive an Official AIC Certificate

The Requirements of the CPC Level II Exam

The CPC Level II Exam is broken down into the following aspects:

  • The CPC exam is composed of 175 multiple choice questions testing your analysis and problem solving skills. The exam consists of one 4-hour session.
  • The exam is divided into 9 major subject and content areas to evaluate your applications, analysis, and evaluation abilities.
  • The 9 areas are further broken down into component parts to clarify the level of understanding expected.
  • The exam is given twice per year (spring and fall) at 60+ locations across the country.

Qualifications for the CPC Exam

The CPC Level II Exam is broken down into the following aspects:

  • Passed or been exempted from the CAC Level 1 Certification Exam.
  • Attained 4 years of additional Acceptable Professional Experience beyond that required to sit for the CAC exam.
    • Note: Acceptable Professional Experience must include a minimum of 2 years managing the execution of construction work.
  • Note: Working in a related profession having its own standards of professional performance – such as architecture, engineering design, inspection, land surveying, or accounting – is not included as Professional Experience.

Contact AIC To Coordinate Certification Sessions

For administrator and university professionals looking to coordinate CAC or CPC certification sessions, please reach out directly to Brandon Pezzino at [email protected].

To help prepare you for the CPC Level II Exam, you can download the current CPC Leve II Exam Study guide for free.

Note: Our study guides are password protected. Once you have registered and been approved to take the exam, we will send you a password to download the free study guide corresponding to the CPC exam.

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