Qualified Commissioning Process Provider Certificate

Earn a commissioning certificate from UW-Madison, which recognizes your skills in commissioning and can open you up to increased job responsibilities and recognition.To receive the Qualified Commissioning Process Provider Certificate (QCxP), you must complete the required training and pass the certification exam.

Choose One of Two Course Options

The training component has two options: complete one five-day course, or complete one three-day and one two-day course.

Additional certifications are available once you have earned the QCxP and are awarded based on work experience.

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Are you curious to know how a Commissioning Certificate can help you? Click here to read some testimonials from past recipients.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Commissioning authorities (CxA’s)
  • Commissioning process managers
  • Project managers
  • Facility owners
  • Facility managers
  • Facility operating and maintenance staff
  • Architects, engineers, contractors, and related project team members who are implementing the commissioning process or working with CxA’s
  • Individuals with backgrounds in design, construction, project management, mechanical/electrical/plumbing systems, QA/QC, or related fields who are (or will be) implementing the commissioning process

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photo of Joy Altwies Joy Altwies, PhD, PE
Program Director

Enrollment in the examination requires completion of commissioning process courses. These courses do not have to be taken consecutively.

Timeframe: 6-8 days

Cost: $2,970 (courses + exam taken in same week) or $3,265 (course + elective + exam taken in different weeks)

Option 1

Take the required course, one elective and the exam.

Required Course:

The Commissioning Process for Delivering Quality Constructed Projects

Elective Courses (Choose one topic):

The Commissioning Process for Existing Buildings

The Commissioning Process for LEED Projects

Project Management for the Commissioning Process

Option 2:

Take the required course and the exam.

Required Course:

Leading the Commissioning Process: Step-by-Step Strategies for New Construction Projects


(Required for both Option 1 and Option 2)

Certification Orientation/Review and Examination for Accredited Commissioning Process Provider

About the Certificate

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Want to Renew Your Commissioning Certificate?

Recertification provides a process to ensure that individuals with UW–Madison Commissioning certifications are remaining actively engaged and knowledgeable about the current application of the Commissioning Process. Once renewed, certifications are valid for five years.

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Commissioning Certificate helps Melgoza start her own business

Paulina Melgoza earned a commissioning certificate from UW-Madison and now runs her own business.

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