CMMC PROFESSIONAL AND

 ASSESSORS CERTIFICATION 

 CCP Coming in November

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

CMMC Foundations

The PECB CMMC Foundations training course enables participants to understand the fundamental concepts and principles of the CMMC model.

Why should you attend?

The PECB CMMC Foundations training course allows you to learn more about the structure of the CMMC model including CMMC levels, domains, capabilities, processes, and practices. You will also gain basic knowledge related to the CMMC ecosystem, the CMMC assessment process and methodology, and the CMMC Code of Professional Conduct.

The successful completion of the training course is followed by an exam. A PECB Foundations certificate demonstrates that you comprehend the CMMC model, are able to interpret the requirements for specific CMMC levels, and have the basic knowledge to help an organization in implementing and managing the requirements of the CMMC model.

Who should attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Individuals interested in being part of the CMMC ecosystem
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the CMMC model 
  • Individuals interested in using the CMMC model 
  • Suppliers of the Department of Defense (DoD) and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) and others seeking CMMC certification

Learning objectives

This training course allows you to:

  • Understand the basic concepts, definitions, and approaches of the CMMC model
  • Get acquainted with the CMMC maturity levels, domains, processes, and practices
  • Develop a general understanding of how the CMMC model could be applied in the supply chain of the DoD and the DIB sector

Educational approach

This training course is participant centered and:

  • Contains lecture sessions illustrated with graphics, examples, and discussions
  • Encourages interaction between participants by means of questions, suggestions, quizzes, etc. 
  • Includes quizzes which are a simulation of the questions of the final exam

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

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