PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP)™
What is PMI-CP™ Certification?
The PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP)™ is the only internationally recognized certification that offers an in-depth curriculum focused on the construction industry.
This advanced certification empowers working professionals — like you — to elevate your career. It prepares construction project managers to lead, plan and manage contracts. It also equips you to navigate challenges and stay relevant in an ever-evolving field.
The journey to your PMI-CP™ certification involves:
- Completing four foundational eLearning courses in any order.
- Passing the PMI-CP™ capstone exam.
Introducing the PMI-CP™ Certification
How to Get Your PMI-CP™ Certification
You need 3 years of on-the-job experience (within the last 10 years) in construction projects or built environment projects to qualify for the PMI-CP™ certification exam, so make sure you have the required work experience before you apply.
Once you meet the prerequisites, you can apply for your PMI-CP™ certification exam. After you confirm eligibility, the next step is scheduling your exam.
Note: You can take your exam at a testing center or as an online, proctored exam.
The PMI-CP™ certification exam is the capstone of your certification journey. It evaluates and verifies your knowledge, skill and experience as a construction project professional.
Here’s an at-a-glance view of the exam’s key details:
- The exam includes 120 questions
- The total duration of the exam is 230 minutes
- The exam covers four primary domains: contracts management, stakeholder engagement, strategy and scope management, and project governance
To maintain your certification, you need to earn 30 PDUs every 3 years. The courses associated with the PMI-CP™ certification are worth 3–6 PDUs each. And they never expire, so you can use them to renew your certification. Visit our online Continuing Certification Renewal System (CCRS) to report PDUs and view your certification records.
Embrace the journey and enhance your career. Become a certified construction professional with the PMI-CP™ certification!