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The NSPS/CST program is making some major changes. We are moving to a new online platform starting January 1, 2023, First Quarter. Exams will still be delivered by Paper and Online. All exams will now be 4 hours and no longer require a lunch break. The work elements have been revised and been posted under the Applicants > Training Section. The number of questions for all Levels II and III exams have been reduced to accommodate the 4 hour exam.


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CST Certification verifies one’s capabilities and value, enhancing employers’ credibility with current and potential clients.


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Four levels of certification are offered in two primary tracks – field and office. Certification is by examination, which must be monitored by an approved Proctor.


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Begin your path to higher standing with employers and a more satisfying career, as well as higher income.

 The Certified Survey Technician Program (CST) is a comprehensive national certification program for survey technicians, and is sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). 

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“After taking the exam, I was given a raise, and most importantly, a much better understanding of what surveying is about, and why we do it. I appreciate the Exam and will continue to take them and renew my certification.” 
Sam Rainwater, IN

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