Most Popular Certifications for Civil Engineers

By February 15, 2019No Comments

Are you a Civil Engineer? You may like to look at the top certifications for Civil Engineers, which are highly in demand by the employers:

FE (Fundamentals of Engineering)

The exam fee is US$ 225. This is a first step for anyone before he/she can go for EIT or PE certification. Exam registrations for FE, PE, EIT are done online at and the exam is held at Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide.

PE (Professional Engineer)

Pass rate for Civil Engineers is about 70%.  Course fee in US is about $1400.   Exam fee is US$ 350

One needs to work under a Professional Engineer for 4 years, should be a graduate   and pass the FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam before he can become eligible for the PE exam.

EIT (Engineer in Training)

One needs to have passed FE (Fundamental of Engineering) exam, should be a graduate and must have a least four years of engineering experience to be eligible to sit in the EIT exam. Pass rate for Civil Engineers is 75%. The exam fee is US$ 80

Oracle Primavera

It is a must-know software for every Civil Engineer. Primavera allows detailed planning, execution, tracking and monitoring of project work. 

There are huge benefits of using Primavera, and every Civil company whether in US or abroad requires its employees to know Primavera. If you want to learn Primavera, I recommend the best and easy-to-follow books to learn the software, here.

Once the training is obtained, one can sit in the Oracle Primavera exam, by registering online at The exam fee is US$ 215 and it’s a 105-minute exam, with 67% passing marks. There is no requisite to sit in the Primavera exam. 

PMI-SP (Scheduling Professional)

This certification is about scheduling concepts and teaches how to effectively plan and monitor project work, using different tools, techniques and methods.

The exam is held at Prometric testing center. One can register for the exam at The exam fee is US$ 670. You can read about the benefits and scope of PMI-SP certification, here

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