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What are the qualifying requirements for the Associate Constructor Exam?
- Have graduated from or is scheduled to graduate from an accredited 4-year Construction Management Degree Program. (Individuals will earn the AC certification upon passing the exam and provided proof of graduation.) -OR-
- Have obtained 4 years of qualifying experience or education or a combination of the two.
What are the qualifying requirements for the Certified Professional Constructor Exam?
- Obtained 4 years of Qualifying Experience since earning the AC Credential and 2 Years must have been managing the execution of Construction work. -OR-
- 8 years of Qualifying Experience and/ or Education and 2 Years must have been managing the execution of Construction work.
How many questions are on the exams and how is it administered?
The Associate Constructor (AC) exam has 300 multiple choice questions. The CPC Exam has 250 multiple choice questions. Both exams are given in the spring and fall at over 60 locations across the United States. Each exam consists of two 4 hour sessions using a paper and pencil format.
What are the fees associated with Certification?
Associate Constructor Exam - $165 ($110 Re-exam)
Certified Professional Constructor - $450 for AC; $550 for Non-AC; $170 Re-exam
Upon passing the exam ACs and CPCs must pay a $75 CPD Fee each year or become an AIC Member.
What are the continuing education reporting requirements?
CPCs must obtain 32 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) every 2 years. ACs must complete a CPD Form every 2 years, but are not required to obtain a certain number of CPD Hours.