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CYBERSECURITY MATURITY

MODEL CERTIFICATION

TRAINING

 

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

 

LTP-Licensed

CCA-1 

  • U.S. Person (definition here). 
  • To participate as a team member on ML-2 assessments, U.S. citizenship is required.

CCA-3 and above

  • U.S. Citizenship

International C3PAOs

  • Must be citizens of the country where the C3PAO is based
  • Authorized only to assess contractors based in that country
  • The U.S. Government must establish bi-lateral agreements with other countries with respect to CMMC prior to the issuance of any authorizations related to CMMC

Certified CMMC Professional (CCP)  – An entry-level Certification used as a pre-requisite for to become a Certified Assessor or Instructor

Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) Requirements

  • College degree in a technical field or other equivalent experience (including military) OR
  • 2+ Years in cyber or other information technology field
  • Gain CMMC-AB approval of the submitted application as to education and experience requirements
  • Complete the DoD Mandatory CUI Training
  • Complete Certified CMMC Professional Class (CMMC model training) from an LTP (Licensed Training Provider)

Certified CMMC Professional Benefits

  • Authorized to participate as an assessment team member under the supervision of a Certified CMMC Assessor
  • Eligible to become a Certified CMMC Assessor
  • Valuable credential as an employee with the training to understand the requirements of CMMC for a DoD supplier
  • Authorized to use the Certified CMMC Professional logo
  • Listed in the CMMC-AB Marketplace

Certified CMMC Assessor Level 1 (CCA-1) – Certified CMMC Professional is a Prerequisite

A professional authorized to conduct CMMC Assessments for ML1 and recommend Maturity Level certifications pending CMMC-AB Quality Assurance (QA) approval.

Certified CMMC Assessor Level 1 (CCA-1) Requirements

  • U.S. Person (Green card is acceptable).  To participate as a team member on ML-2 assessments, U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Certified CMMC Professional Credential
  • Complete the training and exam for the Certified CMMC Assessor Level 1 credential
  • Have or gain a favorably adjudicated Tier 1 Suitability Determination that results in no security clearance**

    -or- 

    Possess a NAC (National Agency Check), DHS Suitability Credential or other DoD accepted clearance (required to participate on ML-2 or higher assessment teams)

Certified CMMC Assessor Level 1 (CCA-1) Benefits

  • Credentialed to conduct CMMC ML-1 assessments
  • Authorized to supervise Certified CMMC Professionals in the conduct of ML-1 assessments
  • After completing 3 assessments
    • Authorized to use the CCA-1 logo
    • Listed in the CMMC-AB Marketplace

Certified CMMC Assessor Level 3 (CCA-3) – Certified CMMC Assessor ML-1 is a Prerequisite


A professional authorized to conduct CMMC Assessments up to Maturity Level 3 and recommend Maturity Level certifications pending CMMC-AB Quality Assurance (QA) approval

Certified CMMC Assessor Level 3 (CCA-3) Requirements

  • Certified CMMC Professional Credential
  • Certified CMMC Assessor Level 1 Credential
  • 4+ years of cyber or other information technology experience
  • Complete the training and exam for the Certified CMMC Assessor Level 3 credential
  • Have or gain a favorably adjudicated Tier 3 Suitability Determination that results in no security clearance**

    -or- 

    Possess a NAC (National Agency Check), DHS Suitability Credential or other DoD accepted clearance (required to participate on ML-2 or higher assessment teams)

Certified CMMC Assessor Level 3 (CCA-3) Benefits

  • Credentialed to conduct CMMC-AB ML-1, ML-2, and ML-3 assessments
  • Authorized to supervise Certified CMMC Professionals and CCA-1 in the conduct of ML-1, ML-2, and ML-3 assessments 
  • After completing 3 assessments
    • Authorized to use the CCA-3 logo
    • Listed in the CMMC-AB Marketplace
  • After completing 15 assessments
    • Authorized to apply for the CCA-5 training and credential