We are dedicated to the certification of globally accepted structural engineering computer-aid knowledge. We serve as a channel for structural engineer professionals and students to become globally recognized, promote the profession, stand-out among peers, increase job opportunities, and create a community of friends.
CSi Certifications commits to delivering certificates and services with passion, integrity, innovation, and excellence.
We offer four certifications evaluating abilities in structural analysis within the CSi Software Packages for ETABS and SAP2000.
These certifications have two different levels in which differentiated by software proficiency; Certified User and Certified Student.
We expect to supply certification for SAFE and CSiBridge in the coming year and other surprise certifications as well.
The CSi Certifications pre-requisites vary depending on the specific certification:
The required documentation copies are as followed:
We guarantee strict confidentiality with information delivered by all the certifications. In case the law enforcement of your country requests them we will be seen with the obligation to comply with the law.
No. However, you will need to submit all the required documentation to receive the certification after taking the exam.
A CSi Certifications representative will send you a documentation verification registration notification within 48 hours of business days after uploading all required documentation. CSi Certification representative would also contact you if there is any doubt about the documents.
The exam consists of three parts:
After you have registered on the CSi Certifications, you will be able to schedule an examination appointment in your user profile. You will need to schedule your appointment 72 hours from the selected time and we will confirm during business hours.
All certification examinations will be taken online. After you have scheduled an appointment for your exam we will send you an exam link from the Mercer|Mettl platform via email.
Certification exam has various costs depending on the knowledge level:
Certified Users can opt for taking a one-day course after purchasing the certification.
On the day of the exam you will need a camera, microphone, and official identification card with a picture. Certified Users would need to install a commercial version of the program the exam will be on. Certified Students would need to install a student version in which they'll receive via email.
Certifications should be renewed every 2 years to preserve credits through a renewal fee of 50% value of the certification obtained.
There will be a representative of Mercer/Mettl proctoring the exam and providing support if a technical issue arises.
The grade-point average depends on the certification you wish to obtain. The grade-points average is:
You will be able to receive your certification and be automatically added unto the membership list once you have passed the exam with the grade point needed for the certification requested, delivered all the required documentation and completed the certification payment.
The participant will automatically be added to the membership list. Nonetheless, if you wish to be removed there will be an option for you to do so on the user profile section.
If you fail the exam on your first attempt, you can re-take it as many times as needed to pass the exam. Please keep in mind for each time you take the exam you will need to pay the required examination fee of 50% value price of the selected certification.
You may hold as many certifications as you would like which would depend on your experience, preference, and surpassing the certification exam.
A year is provided for you to take the certification exam after completing the registration process.
We will offer five different membership badges; Bronze Membership, Silver Membership, Gold Membership, Platinum Membership, and Diamond Membership.
These membership badges will stand for the number of certified participants at any given establishment. For engineering companies’ badges will state how many employees hold a Certified User (or Expert) and for universities badges will represent how many students achieve a Certified Student.
The number of employees/students depends on the Membership Badge:
The benefits of membership badges for engineering companies are:
The benefits of membership badges for universities are:
If you would like to change or cancel your certification purchase, you will need to email firstname.lastname@example.org stating your decision. Please keep in mind after the first change there is a 25% certification value. Certified Users will receive a 50% of the certification value cost and Certified Students will receive a credit note if cancellations are requested.