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CMMC Certified Professional

Certified CMMC Professional training course enables participants to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) model and its requirements. It is a gateway for assessors, as it is a prerequisite to achieve the Certified CMMC Assessor credential.

Why Should You Attend?

By attending the Certified CMMC Professional training course, you will acquire knowledge about the structure of the CMMC 2.0 model including CMMC levels, domains, 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, and NIST SP 800-171. You will be able to (a) identify, describe, and compare the roles and responsibilities of each member of the CMMC ecosystem, (b) identify and mitigate ethical concerns based on CMMC Code of Professional Conduct, (c) identify and analyze the CMMC model source and supplementary documents, (d) understand the implementation of CMMC practices and review of CMMC level 1 practices, (e) explain the CMMC assessment phases and the role of the Certified CMMC Professional in CMMC assessment process, and (f) understand how to define the CMMC high-level scoping.

This training course will allow you to become a valuable asset for CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organizations (C3PAOs), organizations demanding CMMC trained resources, and consultancy agencies.

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

Who Should Attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Professionals or managers involved in and concerned with the implementation of CMMC in an organization seeking CMMC certification
  • Individuals interested in being part of the CMMC ecosystem as CMMC assessment team members or individuals aiming to become Certified CMMC Assessors
  • Cybersecurity and technology consultants 
  • Federal employees
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the CMMC model and its requirements
  • Individuals interested in providing consultancy services for the CMMC preparation 

Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend the relationship between CMMC model, FAR clause 52.204-21, DFARS clause 252.204-7012, NIST SP 800-171, and other regulations and frameworks
  • Explain CMMC levels, domains, and practices
  • Interpret the requirements of CMMC model in the specific context of an Organization Seeking Certification (OSC)
  • Support an organization in effectively planning, implementing, and attaining the required CMMC level
  • Interpret the roles and responsibilities across the CMMC ecosystem and the CMMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Explain the CMMC assessment process and CMMC high-level scoping

Educational Approach

This training course is participant centered and:

  • Is aligned to the Certified CMMC Professional certification exam objectives blueprint defined by the Cyber AB
  • Contains lecture sessions illustrated with graphics and practical examples
  • Encourages interaction between participants by means of questions, suggestions, and discussions
  • Includes exercises based on a case study and multiple-choice quizzes 

Prerequisites 

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, ecosystem, references, FCI, and CUI

    Day 2: CUI protection, CMMC model, and CMMC domains

    Day 3: CMMC levels 1 and 2

    Day 4: CMMC high-level scoping, CMMC assessment process, and code of professional conduct

  • Examination

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

    Domain 1: CMMC Ecosystem

    Domain 2: CMMC-AB Code of Professional Conduct (Ethics)

    Domain 3: CMMC Governance and Sources Documents

    Domain 4: CMMC Model Construct and Implementation Evaluation

    Domain 5: CMMC Assessment Process (CAP)

    Domain 6: Scoping

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

    For additional information on the Cyber AB exams, please visit https://cyberab.org/.

    Certification

    The Cyber AB is authorized by the Department of Defense to serve as the sole non-governmental partner for monitoring CMMC compliance and managing CMMC training and certification. As such, for more information about the Cyber AB certification process, please visit https://cyberab.org/.

    The requirements for obtaining the “Certified CMMC Professional” credential are provided below.

    Credential Exam Professional experience CMMC project experience Other requirements
    CMMC Certified Professional CMMC Certified Professional exam College degree in a cyber or information technology field or at least two 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 a cyber, information technology, or assessment field
    Passing the DoD CUI Awareness Training

    General Information

    • Participants will be provided with the training course materials containing over 450 pages of explanatory information, examples, best practices, exercises, and quizzes. 
    • An attendance record worth 28 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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