ISA/IEC 61511 Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) Fundamentals Specialist Certificate Badge
Please Choose a Recertification Option

To renew your three-year Certified Control Systems Technician® (CCST®) certification, select one of the following options:

Option 1: Recertify by Meeting Requirements

By paying your recertification fee, you self-certify that you: 
  1. Agree to commit to the ISA Code of Conduct; and
  2. Have accumulated least a total of 90​ Professional Development Points (PDPs) over the last three years (if you work more than 1,500 hours per year, you earn 30 PDPs); and
  3. Acknowledge that you are subject to a random verification audit and will fully agree to provide the supporting documents that prove your qualifications.

If you can self-certify that you meet and can document the above-described accumulation of PDPs, click the button below to agree to the terms and pay your recertification fee. (Note, this will add the recertification fee to your cart.)

Within five business days after making your payment, you will receive an email from that allows you to access your digital badge, and your status will be updated and displayed in the ISA Credential Directory, if you have set the appropriate permissions.

Pay Recertification by Meeting Requirements Fee

Option 2: Recertify by Exam

If you cannot meet the appropriate number of PDPs but still want to recertify, then you may recertify by exam. (Note, selecting this option will add the exam registration fee to your cart.) Within three business days of paying the exam fee, you will receive a Notice to Schedule examination email from that contains information on how to schedule and take your exam with Scantron at a testing center or online.