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Construction Superintendent Certification Program

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NCCER’s Construction Superintendent Certification Program prepares new and existing superintendents with the training they need to succeed. Created by a team of seasoned superintendents and experts in the field, this program speaks directly to the superintendent, helping them understand how to master the challenges they face on the job each day.

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Construction Superintendent Certification

Program Snapshot

The new 16-course program assists contractors in developing and certifying qualified construction superintendent professionals who oversee the operations of a construction site, from planning to completion. This online program provides expert insight to learners, whether they are current project leaders looking to hone their skills, craft professionals seeking advancement, or recent graduates beginning their career. The program can be taken as a fully online self-paced program or incorporated into a facilitated program lead by your organization.

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Construction Superintendent Certification Program

  • Creates convenient access to training for superintendent candidates, outside of traditional craft training or construction management programs – with a flexible self-paced online learning experience.
  • Enables companies to assess knowledge and skills of experienced construction superintendents through a rigorous assessment.
  • Sets up rising construction superintendents for success with managerial and soft leadership and communications skills, as well as an understanding of the business of construction.
  • Accelerates competency development so companies see increased project profitability, reduced project risk and better retention.

Program Components


Certification Assessment

  • Any participant who passes this rigorous program-level assessment and demonstrates five or more years of verifiable, qualified field experience earns the NCCER Construction Superintendent Certification. 

Robust Online Learning Courses

  • Each of the sixteen courses in the Construction Superintendent Certification Program engages participants with text, audio and “interview with the experts” videos that provide practical and actionable lessons on key topics. The courses also include:
    • Apply and Reflect Activities for participants to apply their learning and Tools You Can Use templates and guidelines that can be used on the job.
    • Continue Learning content for participants to deep dive into a topic.
    • Practice and Review questions for practice before taking the Construction Superintendent Certification Assessment.

Full course list is below.


Program Facilitator's Guide

  • Enables any organization, association or training center to deliver a facilitated program, supported by online learning. 
  • Allows your organization to add its own content to the program.

Online Courses

Courses can be taken in any order.

Change Management

Minimizing the impact of change.


Integrating construction knowledge into design.

Contracts & Procurement

Understanding and implementing project agreements.

Cost Control

Monitoring and influencing project spend.

Human Resources

Building a strong team.

Information Management

Delivering accurate and timely information.

Leadership, Ethics & Communication

Succeeding as project steward.

Legal Concepts & Regulations

Leveraging compliance.

Project Closeout

Finishing strong.


Delivering excellence.

Resource Management

Optimizing people, materials and equipment.

Risk Management & Claims Prevention

Protecting your business.

Safety & Health

Protecting people.


Developing and managing the project timeline.

Site Logistics

Coordinating project resource flow.

Work Planning

Ensuring safe and productive workflow.

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