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Construction Supervisor Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

For certain construction projects in Massachusetts, oversight from a licensed construction supervisor is required. We offer a course with exam prep, the book for the exam, and additional services to help you obtain your license. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from nearly any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License.

  • $199
    Construction Supervisor
    Exam Prep
Individual taking the course and exam prep for Massachusetts online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Construction Supervisor in Massachusetts
  • Unrestricted Construction Supervisor

    An Unrestricted Construction Supervisor may oversee construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, removal, or demolition projects pertaining to Buildings of any use containing less than 35,000 cubic feet, 1- and 2-family dwellings with any additional accessory, Buildings or structures for agricultural use, Walls less than 10 ft. (from base of footing to top of wall)

  • Construction Supervisor - One and Two Family Dwellings

    A Construciton Supervisor of one and two family dwellings may oversee projects pertaining to the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, removal, or demolition of one and two family dwellings with any additional accessory.

  • Specialty Construction Supervisor

    A Specialty Construction Supervisor license may be obtained for trades such as masonry, roofing, windows/sliding doors, solid fuel burning appliances, demolition, and insulation.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Massachusetts LP Construction Supervisor RequirementsEducation/Experience

Provide proof of 3 years experience in building construction or design

  • Experience must be full-time and within the past 10 years
  • Successful completion of a three-or four-year vocational high school or other vocational school program in the field ofbuilding construction shall be deemed as satisfying one year of work experience.
  • A bachelors degree shall be deemed 1 year of work experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in architecture or science, engineering, or technology in a related field shall be deemed as satisfying two years’ work experience.
  • Active construction related military experience may be considered full time experience.

Education cannot account for more than two years of experience, and, union affiliation only is not acceptable as work experience.

Massachusetts Journeyman Construction Supervisor RequirementsDocumentation of Experience

Proof of Education

  • W-2, IRS Schedule C, or 1099 showing 3 years full-time experience
  • Letter of Attestation. In lieu of tax records a notarized letter of attestation from an individual (e.g. engineer, architect, employer, military supervisor, licensed contractor, or other) stating that you have at least three years of construction and/or design experience.

If education is used for experience then submit a copy of the diploma and/or degree that you acquired.

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure at 617-727-3200 or visit

Massachusetts requires each licensee to complete Continuing education prior to each renewal. Massachusetts has reciprocity agreements with Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Washington and Oregon .

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better price, we will beat it by 20%.

Massachusetts Journeyman Construction Supervisor Exam Prep Course
Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License Exam Prep
RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
Submit Application

In order to sit for the exam, you must submit the application for licensure to the state. It must include verified education and work experience as required by the state. Once approved, the state will contact you with an exam date and time.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Pre-approval is required. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through the Board of Building Regulation and Standards to obtain your Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.


Which exam do I need to take?

Once your application has been submitted, visit Prometric or call 800-813-6671 to schedule the exam.

Exam details Unlimited Construction Supervisor Exam

  • Total Questions: 75
  • Passing Score: 53 correct
  • Time: 3 Hours

Topics Include: Administrative Responsibilities; General Building Construction Knowledge; Energy Efficiency; Accessibility; Sitework and Foundations; Concreteand Masonry; Moisture Intrusion/Protection; Structural Framing (Steel and Wood); Roofing/Exterior Walls; Doors/Windows; Interior Environment (Mechanical and Ventilation); Fire Protection (Mechanical); Safety(Construction Safety and Lead Remediation)

Exam details Specialty Construction Supervisor Exam

The Specialty Exams vary in length and topics. See the Board of Building Regulation and Standards website for more information on each exam.

Exam details Restricted Construction Supervisor

  • Total Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 42 correct
  • Time: 3 Hours

Topics Include: Restricted Construction Supervisor Administrative Responsibilities; Energy Efficiency; Sitework and Foundations; Concrete and Masonry; Moisture Intrusion/Protection; Structural Framing; Roofing/Exterior Walls; Doors/Windows; Interior Environment; Fire Protection; Safety

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Massachusetts Construction Supervisor exam is open book. This reference is permitted to be tabbed and highlighted! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

Unlimited CSL

  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926 (OSHA)
  • International Building Code, 2015
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015
  • International Residential Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings, 2015
  • Massachusetts State Building Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings
  • Architectural Access Board Rules and Regulations(521CMR), 2006

Restricted CSL

  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926 (OSHA)
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015
  • Massachusetts State Building Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings
  • International Residential Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings
About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 24/7. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select your State above and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


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