CMMC Certified Professional

Why Should You Attend?

By attending the CMMC Certified Professional training course, you will acquire knowledge about the structure of the CMMC model including CMMC levels, domains, capabilities, processes, and practices. In addition, you will develop the ability to understand, differentiate, and explain the relationship between the CMMC and the primary reference documentation such as FAR 52.204-21, DFARS 252.204-7012, DFARS 252.204-7019-7021, NIST SP 800-171, NIST 800-172, NIST 800-53, CUI Definitions and Guidelines from NARA and DOD, and CERT RMM. You will also be able to (a) identify, describe, and compare the roles and responsibilities of each member of the CMMC-AB ecosystem, (b) know what are the CMMC assessment methodology phases, (c) identify and mitigate ethical concerns based on CMMC-AB Code of Professional Conduct, and (d) define and determine the roles and responsibilities for Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). 

This training course will allow you to become a valuable asset for consultancy agencies, CMMC Third-Party Assessor Organizations (C3PAO), and organizations demanding CMMC trained resources.

The successful completion of the training course is followed by an exam. If you pass the exam, you can apply for a “CMMC Certified Professional” credential. For more information about the examination process, please refer to the Examination section

Who Can Attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Individuals interested in being part of the CMMC-AB ecosystem such as Certified Assessors and Certified Instructors
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the CMMC model and its requirements
  • Individuals interested in providing consultancy services for the CMMC preparation 
  • Individuals working for suppliers of the Department of Defense (DoD) and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) and for other organizations seeking CMMC certification
  • Cybersecurity and technology consultants and CMMC assessment team members 

Learning objectives

This training course allows you to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the CMMC domains, capabilities, levels, processes, and practices of the CMMC model
  • Acknowledge the correlation between CMMC model, FAR clause 52.204-21, DFARS clause 252.204-7012, NIST SP 800-171, and other standards and frameworks
  • Acquire the ability to interpret the requirements of the CMMC model in the specific context of an Organization Seeking Certification (OSC)
  • Obtain the necessary knowledge to support an organization in effectively implementing and managing the requirements of the CMMC model for the required CMMC level
  • Acquire knowledge on the CMMC assessment methodology and process across all CMMC levels

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, exercises based on a case study, quizzes, etc. 
  • Includes quizzes which are a simulation of the questions of the certification exam

Prerequisites for attending the training course

There is no specific prerequisite for participating in this training course, however, it is recommended to have a general knowledge of cybersecurity and information technology concepts and principles.


More Details

  • Day 1: Introduction to CMMC stakeholders, model, and level 1 practices

    Day 2: CMMC levels 2 and 3 processes and practices

    Day 3: CMMC levels 4 and 5 processes and practices 

    Day 4: CMMC ecosystem roles and responsibilities, ethics, and assessment methodology

  • Examination

    The “CMMC Certified Professional” exam fully meets the requirements of the CMMC-AB Body of Knowledge. It evaluates the participant’s knowledge of the CMMC model, its relevant supporting materials, applicable legal and regulatory requirements, and the CMMC-AB ecosystem. The “CMMC Certified Professional” exam covers the following knowledge areas:

    Knowledge area 1: Data Sources and Governance

    Knowledge area 2: CMMC-AB Ecosystem

    Knowledge area 3: Ethics

    Knowledge area 4: CMMC Model

    Knowledge area 5: CMMC Implementation 

    PECB is a Licensed Partner Publisher (LPP) authorized by the CMMC-AB to develop training courses based on CMMC-AB curricula and exam objectives. As such, the CMMC Certified Professional exam is developed and delivered by other third-party organizations that are part of the CMMC certification process.

    For additional information on CMMC-AB Exams, please visit https://www.cmmcab.org/.

    Certification

    Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. 

    For more information about the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

    For more information about the CMMC-AB certification process, please visit https://www.cmmcab.org/.

    Credential Exam Professional experience CMMC project experience Other requirements
    PECB Certified CMMC Foundations PECB Certified CMMC Foundations exam None None

    Signing the PECB Code of Ethics

    CMMC Certified Professional CMMC Certified Professional exam College degree in a cyber or information technical field with two or more years of related experience or education; or None Completing CMMC Certified Professional Class (CMMC model training) from an LTP (Licensed Training Provider)
    Two or more years of equivalent experience (including military in cyber, information technology, or assessment field

    General Information

    • Participants will be provided with the training course material containing over 400 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes. 
    • An attendance record worth 31 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to the participants who have attended the training course.

    For additional information, please contact us at marketing@pecb.com or visit www.pecb.com

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