Certified CMMC Professional (CCP)

$2,195.00

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Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) Course

  • Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) 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
      • USA: 4-Day Accelerated Course: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Arizona) Mountain Standard Time
      • USA: Accelerated 1-Weekend Course (2-Days/One Weekends): 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Arizona) Mountain Standard Time
      • USA: Accelerated Evening Course (4-Nights): 5:00 p.m. – Midnight Eastern 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: 3-5 Days*
    • Online Courseware

Description

Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) Course

  • Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) 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
      • USA: 4-Day Accelerated Course: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Arizona) Mountain Standard Time
      • USA: Accelerated 1-Weekend Course (2-Days/One Weekends): 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Arizona) Mountain Standard Time
      • USA: Accelerated Evening Course (4-Nights): 5:00 p.m. – Midnight Eastern 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: 3-5 Days*
    • Online Courseware

Course Outline

One of the main benefits associated with attending the CMMC training course is having expert instructors who provide the masterful training you need to absorb information quickly and implement important steps in your daily operational activities. Our trainers have considerable years of experience in delivering training courses in various industries. That being said, our CMMC training curriculum and our experts are capable of offering you the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in your job position.

As a CMMC-AB approved Licensed Training Provider (LTP), we are experts at pinpointing the exact requirements put by CMMC and embracing those requirements through the training curriculum. Considering that the defense industrial base (DIB) partnership consists of more than 300,000 companies and their subcontractors who perform under contract with the DoD, the demand for Certified CMMC Professionals and Certified CMMC Assessors (CCA) will be enormous.

This type of certification is the essence for anyone who who wishes to provide informed consulting services to Level 1 self-assessment customers, those who wish to participate as an Assessment Team Member on a Level 2 assessment, or those that wish to progress forward an become a Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA). A Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) can be part of an assessment team under the supervision of a Certified CMMC Assessor. In order to become a CCP, the respective candidate must successfully complete a CMMC-AB Certified CMMC Professional Training from a PECB Licensed Training Provider. Taking the
exam is optional for those who wish to operate as Certified CMMC Professionals only. More information on becoming a Certified CMMC Professionals can be found here.

Who Should Attend?

  • Employees of DoD contractors that make up the Defense Industrial Base (DIB)
  • Regulatory compliance officers and legal team members
  • Cybersecurity managers
  • Consultants looking to provide CMMC guidance
  • Individuals starting the CMMC-AB / The Cyber AB / CAICO Certified CMMC Assessor or Certified CMMC Instructor career path
  • Anyone looking to build a foundation of knowledge and skills around the new CMMC requirements

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 / The Cyber 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.

Who Can Attend?

This training course is intended for:

  • Individuals interested in being part of the CMMC-AB / The Cyber AB / CAICO ecosystem such as Certified CMMC Assessors (CCA) and/or Certified CMMC Instructors (CCI)
  • 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

What are the prerequisites to get certified?

  • Review the CCP Exam Blueprint.
  • Learn more about the CCP Exam Requirements.
  • CCP Exam Prerequisites
    • College degree in a cyber or information technical field or 2+ years of related experience or education;
      or
    • 2+ years of equivalent experience (including military) in a cyber, information technology, or assessment
      field; and
    • Suggested CompTIA A+ or equivalent knowledge/experience; and
    • Complete Certified CMMC Professional Class offered by a Licensed Training Provider (LTP); and
    • Pass DOD CUI Awareness Training no earlier than three months prior to the exam.
      • https://securityhub.usalearning.gov/index.html
  • 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

Course Objectives:
In this course, you will learn about the CMMC Model, framework, context, and application within the DoD, as well as the expectations and requirements imposed upon organizations that do business with the DoD. It will also help students to identify threats to cybersecurity and privacy within an IoT ecosystem and implement appropriate countermeasures.

You will:

  • Identify the threats to the Defense Supply Chain and the established regulations and standards for managing the risk.
  • Identify the sensitive information that needs to be protected within the Defense Supply Chain and how to manage it.
  • Describe how the CMMC Model ensures compliance with federal acquisitions regulations.
  • Identify responsibilities of the Certified CMMC Professional, including appropriate ethical behavior.
  • Establish the Certification and Assessment scope boundaries for evaluating the systems that protect regulated information.
  • Prepare the OSC for an Assessment by evaluating readiness.
  • Use the CMMC Assessment Guides to determine and assess the Evidence for practices.
  • Implement and evaluate practices required to meet CMMC Level 1.
  • Identify the practices required to meet CMMC Level 2.
  • As a CCP, work through the CMMC Assessment process.

Target Student:
This course is a prerequisite for the Certified CMMC Professional program, and it prepares students for the Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) certification exam. Students might consider taking this course to learn how to perform CMMC certification readiness checks within their own organization, or as a consultant to other Organizations Seeking Certification (OSC). The CCP certification is also a required step toward becoming a Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA), so students might take this course to begin down the path toward CCA certification.

Prerequisites:
To ensure your success in this course, you should have some foundational education or experience in cybersecurity. The CMMC-AB / The Cyber AB / CAICO has established prerequisites for those who wish to apply for CCP certification, such as:

  • College degree in a cyber or information technical field or 2+ years of related experience or education;
    or
  • 2+ years of equivalent experience (including military) in a cyber, information technology, or assessment
    field; and
  • Suggested CompTIA A+ or equivalent knowledge/experience; and
  • Complete Certified CMMC Professional Class offered by a Licensed Training Provider (LTP); and
  • Pass DOD CUI Awareness Training no earlier than three months prior to the exam.
    • https://securityhub.usalearning.gov/index.html

Course Content:

  • Lesson 1: Managing Risk within the Defense Supply Chain
    • Topic A: Identify Threats to the Defense Supply Chain
    • Topic B: Identify Regulatory Responses against Threats
  • Lesson 2: Handling Sensitive Information
    • Topic A: Identify Sensitive Information
    • Topic B: Manage the Sensitive Information
  • Lesson 3: Ensuring Compliance through CMMC
    • Topic A: Describe the CMMC Model Architecture
    • Topic B: Define the CMMC Program and Its Ecosystem
    • Topic C: Define Self-Assessments
  • Lesson 4: Performing CCP Responsibilities
    • Topic A: Identify Responsibilities of the CCP
    • Topic B: Demonstrate Appropriate Ethics and Behavior
  • Lesson 5: Scoping Certification and Assessment Boundaries
    • Topic A: Use the CMMC Assessment Scope Documentation
    • Topic B: Get Oriented to the OSC Environment
    • Topic C: Determine How Sensitive Information Moves
    • Topic D: Identify Systems in Scope
    • Topic E: Limit Scope
  • Lesson 6: Preparing the OSC
    • Topic A: Foster a Mature Cybersecurity Culture
    • Topic B: Evaluate Readiness
  • Lesson 7: Determining and Assessing Evidence
    • Topic A: Determine Evidence
    • Topic B: Assess the Practices Using the CMMC Assessment Guides
  • Lesson 8: Implementing and Evaluating Level 1
    • Topic A: Identify CMMC Level 1 Domains and Practices
    • Topic B: Perform a CMMC Level 1 Gap Analysis
    • Topic C: Assess CMMC Level 1 Practices
  • Lesson 9: Identifying Level 2 Practices
    • Topic A: Identify CMMC Level 2 Practices
  • Lesson 10: Working through an Assessment
    • Topic A: Identify Assessment Roles and Responsibilities
    • Topic B: Plan and Prepare the Assessment
    • Topic C: Conduct the Assessment
    • Topic D: Report the Assessment Results
    • Topic E: Conduct the CMMC POA&M Close-Out Assessment
  • Appendix A: Evidence Collection Approach for CMMC Level 1 Practices
  • Appendix B: Additional Documentation for CCPs
  • Appendix C: Mapping Course Content to the CCP Exam

Additional information

Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) Course Dates

February 13-16, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona), February 13-16, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), March 14-17, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (In Classroom), March 14-17, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), March 28-31, 2023 4-Day (In Classroom, Istanbul, Turkey), April 18-21, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), May 2-5, 2023 4-Day (In Classroom, Hamburg, Germany), May 16-19, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), June 20-23, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), July 11-14, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), August 8-11, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), September 19-22, 2023 Accelerated 4-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), November 20-22, 2023 Accelerated 3-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), November 20-22, 2023 Accelerated 3-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona), December 12-15, 2023 Accelerated 3-Day (Live, Online: Arizona Mountain Time), December 12-15, 2023 Accelerated 3-Day (In Classroom, Mesa, Arizona)