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To become a Safety Certified Transportation Project Professional (SCTPP) requires demonstrating your knowledge of safety plans, practices, principles, and OSHA requirements. This is achieved by studying for and passing an exam designed by industry experts.

Get certified

To become a Safety Certified Transportation Project Professional (SCTPP) requires demonstrating your knowledge of safety plans, practices, principles, and OSHA requirements. This is achieved by studying for and passing an exam designed by industry experts.

Am i  eligible?

Thank you for your interest in our certification program.

You must have at least two years documented experience in the transportation construction industry to be eligible. Experience includes but is not limited to construction of highways, roads, bridges, airports, rail systems, tunnels, utilities and ports as a laborer, operator, foreperson, superintendent, project manager, construction manager, engineer, safety professional, risk manager, inspector, surveyor, or estimator. Internships qualify as experience. You can bookmark our site and return when you have the requisite experience.

Cost 

  • Application and testing fee
    $400
  • Retesting fee if candidate fails the initial exam
    $150
  • Recertification application fee based on Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
    $250
  • Recertification application fee based on retaking the exam
    $350
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Ineligible to take the exam

In the event that you are deemed ineligible to take the exam upon review of your application and supporting documentation, your exam fee of $250 will be refunded, but your application fee of $150 is forfeited.

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Do not show for a scheduled exam

Candidates who do not show for a scheduled exam forfeit the exam fee and must pay an additional $150 to reschedule.

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Cancellation

Candidates who cancel a scheduled exam with at least 24 hours notice can reschedule at no additional cost.

How do  I apply?

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Complete the application form
Upload your documents
Add your references

We will review your application. If approved, you have 180 days of eligibility to schedule and sit for your exam. Instructions on how to schedule your exam will be sent to you.

Visit our Study Materials page for tools to help you prepare for the exam.

If you are not approved, your exam fee of $250.00 will be refunded, but your application fee of $150.00 is forfeited.

 
 

Does certification ever expire?

Your SCTPP certification is valid for three years from the date it was first awarded. To keep your certification current, you need to recertify by earning Professional Development Hours (PDHs) in the fields of safety and transportation construction or pass the exam again. Details and pricing are available on the Recertification page.

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Agencies 

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Public Agency

Project safety is the top priority for public transportation agencies. As the transportation construction project owner, ensuring agency employees, contractors and subcontractors and the general public are safe working on or traveling adjacent to transportation construction work sites in your state is key!

The Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals credential demonstrates this commitment to safety. Having professionally certified personnel involved at all stages of a project—from inception through completion—will help reduce safety incidents, thus saving lives and preventing disabling injuries.

For more information on agency-wide agreements, please contact us

Companies 

Private Company

Safety incident mitigation should be included in transportation construction projects in every stage. From planning and designing to reviewing and bidding, health and safety is the top priority. The Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals credential demonstrates to the project owner, project partners, general public, OSHA and your insurance carriers that your company shares their commitment to ensuring safety of on-site workers and those traveling adjacent to the work site.

The Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals credential demonstrates that your employees have put their safety training to the test.

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Candidate handbook

Reading and understanding the Candidate Handbook is critical for successfully qualifying for the SCTPP exam. The handbook provides eligibility requirements and the core competencies the exam measures. Instructions for scheduling the exam and how to maintain certification are included.

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