CSL Renewal and Exam Prep Courses
Convenient Locations, Classes Throughout the State
MA State Approved by the BBRS
Relevant on the job instruction,
approved by the State of MA
Certified CSL Instructors
All instructors are leaders in their
fields and work in the industry
Classroom & Online Courses
CSL Renewal courses statewide
plus the option for 6 hours online
To renew a CSL license sign up for a 12 hour live course – or 6 hours live and 6 online. Live CSL renewal courses are run by local chapters and held throughout the state. The 12 hour courses are generally held over two days – 6 hours each day. If you are doing half your work online sign up for just one day. If you have a “Restricted” or “Specialty” construction supervisor license make sure you are signing up for the correct day of live instruction that fulfills the requirements for your renewal. Click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions.
CSL Exam Prep
Prep courses help contractors prepare for the Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License exam. You will generally have classes once a week for several weeks. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions on obtaining a CSL.
Refresher courses bring you up to date on the latest techiques and technologies in your field. This also includes certification courses in such areas as lead paint safety.
Classroom CSL Renewal, Exam Prep and Refresher Courses
Online Construction Supervisor Continuing Education Classes
Take up to 6 hours of instruction online for your CSL renewal. You can access our online courses from your computer, tablet, or phone. Courses include a variety of interactive learning tools, such as video presentations and games. You can complete the course activities all at once or gradually over time.
Construction Supervisor License Requirements
Effective 1/1/18, MA Construction Supervisor License holders must enroll in 12 hours of professional development within every 2 year licensing cycle. Up to a maximum of six of these hours can be online with the rest in the classroom.
Unrestricted Construction Supervisor
12 Hours Required (up to a maximum of 6 online)
Restricted Construction Supervisor (One- and Two-Family Dwellings)
10 Hours Required
Specialty Construction Supervisor
6 Hours Required
- Code Review 4 hours (CS & CSFA) 2 hours (CSSL)
- Workplace Safety 1 hour
- Business Practices / Workers’ Compensation 1 hour
- Energy (except Demolition Specialty License) 1 hour
- Lead Safe Practices (only first renewal cycle) 1 hour
- The remainder credit hours are electives.
CSL License Requirements
- Three years of full time construction or design experience
- You can have worked for a licensed contractor or have been self-employed
- You must be able to read and comprehend English
- You must pass the Massachusetts CSL exam