• Apply for CCST


    Applying for CCST certification and testing is easy! First, apply online today by paying the application fee. You will then need to download, print, and mail the application form to ISA to complete the process. Once received, your application will be reviewed and you will be notified by ISA about scheduling your exam. You may also simply download, complete it, and mail it in with payment instead of paying online.

    1. Pay online or download the application form.
    2. Submit your completed application and fees to ISA. The CCST exam fees are as follows:

    Certification Level Price for ISA Members Price for Affiliate Members, Community Members, and List Exam Format
    Levels I and III $300 $375 Electronic or Paper and pencil private exam sites - all locations
    Level II $285 $360 Electronic or Paper and pencil private exam sites - all locations

    1. When your application is approved, you will be mailed a testing eligibility code.
    2. Go to www.prometric.com/ISA to locate a Prometric electronic testing center near you, enter your testing eligibility code, and schedule your exam date and location.*
    3. You will receive an email from Prometric confirming your test date and location.
    4. Report to the testing center at the scheduled time, carrying a photo identification, and the confirmation email you received from Prometric.
    5. You will receive your pass/fail results immediately after testing at the Prometric test center.

    For international applicants, please note that the validation study for the exams was done in the United States, so there may be questions on the exams that reference US standards and codes. For a reference of possible U.S. standards and codes to review for each exam, see below.

    CCST: Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Reference to Standards and Codes

    Most requested information on the CCST program and commonly downloaded forms
    •  CCST Application Form (PDF) -
      This form includes fields recognized by Adobe Reader 6.0 and higher so you can type in your information and print it out. Or you can prit it out and handwrite your information as before.
    • Examen CCST en Espanol - El examen del CCST está también disponible en español
    • CCST Audit Documentation (PDF) -
      This form includes fields recognized by Adobe Reader 6.0 and higher so you can type in your information and print it out. Or you can print it out and handwrite your information as before.
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