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Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA)

Training Course

Best Certified CMMC Assessor CCA Training Course

Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA) Course

  • Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA) Course

    • Format: Live | CMMC-AB (Provisional) Certified Instructor Led

    • Training Time Options:

      • UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, our training courses start at 8:30 a.m. Arizona (Mountain Standard Time). Arizona DOES NOT recognize Daylight Savings.

      • We offer courses that are aligned to different time zones so please pay close attention to what is noted in the course name.  We note which time zone the course is aligned to (Arizona, ET, European CEST, etc.)

    • Duration: 4-5 Days*

    • Online Courseware


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  • NOTE: These are provided AFTER you attend training.  If you want to access these BEFORE training then you will need to purchase them separately.

  • Unlimited free access to the CCA Practice Exam (for the same CMMC version of training you purchased)

  • Unlimited free re-training (for the same CMMC version of training you purchased)

  • Limited access to your training session video recordings


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 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 preparing an organization to be assessed and to conduct CMMC assessments.

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 “Certified CMMC Assessor” 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 that want to participate as Assessment Team Members on CMMC assessments

  • Individuals that want to lead CMMC Assessment Teams

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 Content (when we deliver using Logical Operations training course material):

  • 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

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