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1 Great Lakes Region Certification Chair Preparation Certification Chair Duties and Responsibilities

2 August 1, 2014 Your job actually starts with your nomination to Certification Chair Spend the time getting to know expectations

3 CSI CERTIFICATION CHAIR Familiarize yourself on available information Be a resource for Chapter Members (Chapter Chair) or Chapters in your Region (Region Chair) Chapter Certification Chair Leader Guide available on CSI website Know testing dates and locations Promote Certification! Communicate with Members or Chapters CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

4 Brief Recap On Certification CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

5 CSI Credentials CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair CDT Construction Document Technology Certificate CCS Certified Construction Specifier CCCA Certified Construction Contract Administrator CCPR Certified Construction Product Representative

6 Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) Emphasis on basic construction industry knowledge: - Construction Process - Contractual Relationships - Construction Document Organization Exam Prerequisites: None Passing Score: 75% or higher CDT is the required prerequisite for CCS, CCCA, CCPR CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

7 Who can take the CDT, CCS, CCCA, CCPR? Anyone who writes, interprets, enforces, or manages construction documents in the design and construction industry! Owners Architects Specifiers Contractors Contract Administrators Material Suppliers Manufacturer’s Representatives CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

8 Source Documents CSI Practice Guides –Project Delivery Practice Guide –Construction Specifications Practice Guide –Construction Contract Administration Practice Guide AIA A201 and EJCDC C-700 (General Conditions of the Construction Contract) - Common elements and concepts only AIA A101 and EJCDC C-520 Agreement Between Owner/Contractor Forms MasterFormat™ 2004 Edition, PageFormat™, SectionFormat™, UniFormat™ CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

9 CSI Certification website offers easy access to information Institute Web Site CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

10 Reasons for Certification Empowers you with the understanding of construction and the body of knowledge. Raises your confidence by showing that you demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities based upon national standards. Differentiates you from others by spotlighting achievements on your resume. CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

11 Passing the CDT Earns Architectural Registration Education Training Hours CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair NCARB awards: 40 elective hours for earning your CDT certificate 40 core minimum hours in “Training Area 9 - Specifications & Material Research” for passing CCS certification 40 core minimum hours in “Training Area 12 - Construction Phase” for passing CCCA certification Internships/IDP2-Experience- Settings/IDP2-Supplemental-Experience- Core/Certificate-Programs.aspx 18

12 CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair CSI Certificants Directory Names listed for the public to see and search.

13 Certification Committee CERTIFICATION CHAIR RESPONSIBILITIES CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

14 Key Stone Events Region Conference CONSTRUCT Monthly Conference calls Leadership Training Study Program Dates Test Dates Great Lake Region CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

15 Certification Study Programs Know and Advertise Chapter Sponsored Study Programs Advertise CSI CDT Boot Camp (check for dates/locations) –Fast-paced, intensive, one-day seminar that will example the use of construction documents from conception through design and construction to facility management. –Review the primary documents used for the examination and the fundamental knowledge they contain. –Review some of the latest trends in construction including sustainability, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). Daily s with questions based on the CDT study materials (independent providers, i.e. Spec Guy) Networking – LinkedIn, Facebook, CSI Forums CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

16 Planning Study Classes Familiarize yourself with chapter certification budget Determine class format and times Determine class requirements –Space –Accessories Find locations Volunteers Additional information (Institute Website) Maintain class information online Acquire candidate information CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

17 Region Meetings Take an interest in planning the Region Meeting for your year of service. Contact Chapter Certification Chairs and encourage them to attend. Address any issues at Region Conference CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

18 CONSTRUCT Activities Prior to the Event –Promote attendance –Plan the Region Caucus –Education for members/ National Voting Issues –Work at the CSI Booth –Network with other CSI Leaders CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

19 Maintain/Update Region Communication with Chapter Chairs Institute Chair and Committee CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

20 Communication Monthly Meetings Conference calls Monthly newsletter Chapter visits –Address issues as they happen –Answer the calls –Answer the media (social, internal) BE PRESENT! CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

21 Rewards Recognize Successful Candidates Analyze the results and impact of current programs Stay Current CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

22 Help in finding/developing your Successor CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair

23 Thank You!!!! CSI Great Lakes Region- Legacy Training- Certification Chair


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