Construction Superintendent Certification Program

Earn industry-recognized credentials for your construction superintendents.

We know there's a shortage of skilled craft professionals, but have you looked at your company's experienced front-line management workforce recently? Over a third are estimated to retire in just three years and that jumps to over half of the industry’s management workforce by 2026. As it takes nine to twelve years to go from entry-level to highly experienced professionals, it’s critical to start their education and training now.

To assist contractors in developing and certifying qualified construction superintendent professionals, NCCER is offering a new joint certification with FMI®.

This certification was developed in conjunction with subject matter experts for professionals whose primary role is to oversee the operations of a construction site from planning to completion. This multi-step process helps ensure the construction industry is providing training and recognition for our workforce.



To obtain this certification, candidates must complete the following steps:

(Order of assessment and institute completion is not important.)


Construction Superintendent Assessment

Complete and pass the new NCCER Construction Superintendent Assessment. This assessment can be aligned to various training programs and successful completions result in an NCCER Knowledge Verified credential.

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FMI Field Leadership Institute

Complete the FMI Field Leadership Institute and provide appropriate documentation. Receive $250 off the FMI Field Leadership Institute price by using NCCER’s discount code: NCCERDISC.

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Online Application

Complete the online application, which includes providing applicable work history, resume, safety certification copies, competency experience areas and more. Download the application checklist above for required information.

Eligibility Requirements


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