The primary resource document for the Construction Documents
Technology (CDT®) certification, The Project Delivery Practice
Guide 3rd Edition (PDPG) conveys information on the
knowledge domains that form the foundation of the skills and
knowledge tested by the CDT examination.
As an aid to exam preparation, the PDPG provides a conceptual
understanding of the entire construction process. It also addresses
skills that can be applied immediately in construction document
development and administration, specification writing and use,
product research and selection, and an understanding of the roles
of the entire project team, aiding communication and increasing
In this new edition, content has been updated to improve
readability, understanding, and retention, and reorganized to
reflect knowledge arranged by domain and reflecting the facility
and project life cycle. This content reflects current professional
practice and the most recent body of knowledge analysis performed
for the CDT.
Both versions include online access to the PDPG appendices:
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