Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA)

$2,495.00

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Certified CMMC Assessor

    • Certified CMMC Assessor Course
      • Certified CMMC Assessor Course
        • Format: Live | CMMC-AB (Provisional) Certified Instructor Led
        • Times:
          • USA: Standard Course: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Arizona) Mountain Standard Time
          • Europe (Online): 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central European Time/Central European Summer Time
          • Middle East (Online): 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Gulf Standard Time
          • East Asia (Online): 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Singapore Time (4-Day Program)
        • Duration: 5 Days
        • Online Courseware

Description

Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA) Course

      • PREREQUISITE: This course is open to anyone, however, in order to pursue CMMC-AB/Cyber AB/CAICO certification you must meet their requirements outlined in the Becoming an Assessor section below.
      • Format: In Classroom (Mesa, Arizona) | CMMC-AB (Provisional) Certified Instructor Led
      • Format: Live | CMMC-AB (Provisional) Certified Instructor Led
      • Times:
        • USA: Standard Course: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Arizona) Mountain Standard Time
        • Europe (Online): 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Central European Time/Central European Summer Time
        • Middle East (Online): 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Gulf Standard Time
        • East Asia (Online): 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Singapore Time (4-Day Program)
      • Duration: 5 Days
      • Online Courseware

Who Should Attend?

  • Consultants looking to provide CMMC guidance
  • Individuals continuing the CMMC-AB Certified CMMC Assessor or Certified CMMC Instructor career path

What are the prerequisites to get certified?

  • Becoming an Assessor
  • Citizenship Requirements
    • CCP
      • No U.S. citizenship is required for non-certified services or to attend training
      • U.S. citizenship required to participate in Level 2 certified assessments
    • CCA
      • No U.S. citizenship is required for non-certified services or to attend training
      • U.S. citizenship required to participate in Level 2 certified assessments
    • 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

To become a Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA):

  • Review the CCA Exam Blueprint
  • Learn more about the CCA Exam Requirements.
  • Take CCA training with a Licensed Training Provider (LTP). LTPs can be found through the CMMC Central Marketplace.
    • Note: Only individuals successfully trained by an LTP will have access to register to take the CCA exam
  • Complete the training survey provided by the AB
    • Note: Date of survey release TBD, but if you have successfully completed training and your LTP has submitted your information with CPN you will receive a notification once the survey goes live.
  • Pay exam fee, register for exam, and take and pass CCA certification exam
    • Note: The CCA exam will tentatively launch in December 2022, registration notifications will go out in November.
  • Have or gain a favorable DoD Suitability Determination, or Possess a NAC (National Agency Check) or other DoD accepted clearance
    • Only required to participate on certified Level 2 CMMC assessments

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

Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Protecting CUI with the CMMC Program
    • Topic A: Protect Controlled Unclassified Information
    • Topic B: Utilize the CMMC Source Documents
  • Lesson 2: Being an Assessor
    • Topic A: Identify Assessment Roles and Responsibilities
    • Topic B: Establish an Assessor Mindset
    • Topic C: Determine the OSC’s Cybersecurity Environment
  • Lesson 3: Working Through an Assessment
    • Topic A: Identify Assessment Flow and Milestone Events
    • Topic B: Prepare to Work with the OSC
    • Topic C: Formalize the Plan
    • Topic D: Assess the Evidence
    • Topic E: Handle Non-Conformity Issues
    • Topic F: Finalize the Assessment
  • Lesson 4: Validating the Scope of a CMMC Assessment
    • Topic A: Define Scope Fundamentals
    • Topic B: Categorize the Assets
    • Topic C: Determine the OSC Context
    • Topic D: Define ESPs
    • Topic E: Validate the Assessment Scope
  • Lesson 5: Assessing the AC Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the AC Practices
    • Topic B: Identify AC Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 6: Assessing the AT Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the AT Practices
    • Topic B: Identify AT Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 7: Assessing the AU Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the AU Practices
    • Topic B: Identify AU Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 8: Assessing the CA Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the CA Practices
    • Topic B: Identify CA Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 9: Assessing the CM Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the CM Practices
    • Topic B: Identify CM Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 10: Assessing the IA Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the IA Practices
    • Topic B: Identify IA Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 11: Assessing the IR Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the IR Practices
  • Lesson 12: Assessing the MA Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the MA Practices
    • Topic B: Identify MA Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 13: Assessing the MP Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the MP Practices
    • Topic B: Identify MP Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 14: Assessing the PE Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the PE Practices
    • Topic B: Identify PE Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 15: Assessing the PS Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the PS Practices
    • Topic B: Identify PS Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 16: Assessing the RA Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the RA Practices
    • Topic B: Identify RA Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 17: Assessing the SC Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the SC Practices
    • Topic B: Identify SC Connections and Considerations
  • Lesson 18: Assessing the SI Practices
    • Topic A: Evaluate the SI Practices
    • Topic B: Identify SI Connections and Considerations

Additional information

Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA) Course Dates

February 20-24, 2023 5-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona), March 6-10, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), March 20-24, 2023 5-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona), March 20-24, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), April 3-7, 2023 5-Day (In Classroom, Istanbul, Turkey), April 24-28, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), May 8-12, 2023 5-Day (In Classroom, Hamburg, Germany), May 22-26, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), June 26-30, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), July 17-21, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), August 14-18, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), September 25-29, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), November 27-December 1, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), November 27-December 1, 2023 5-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona), December 18-22, 2023 5-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), December 18-22, 2023 5-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona)