CMCP is a foundational operational technology (OT) certification for professionals working in any mission critical environment.
The Certified Mission Critical Operator (CMCP) certification program is vendor-neutral, globally-trusted, and ISO-accredited. It is designed for professionals tasked with protecting critical operational technology (OT) infrastructure from both physical and cyber-related attacks. CMCP validates the foundational knowledge required to prevent attacks and mitigate risk.
There are many roles within mission critical infrastructure that would benefit from professionals achieving the Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) certification to assist with the continuous maintenance of critical systems:
SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Engineering Technicians are responsible for operations and maintenance of the communication channels connecting computers with remotely controlled equipment, as well as, the equipment in the network. Tasks and responsibilities may include:
Electronic Control Technicians work with the controls behind electronic equipment. They monitor and assess control systems and carry out repairs under intense pressure to ensure there is no halt in a production process. Tasks and responsibilities may include:
Protection & Control Technicians maintain controllers that regulate the functions of a system. These technicians work in a variety of mission critical environments including automotive, and aerospace and industrial automation. Tasks may include:
Petroleum Technologists are involved in the determination of the specific properties and classification of crude oil, which will determine the refining parameters. During the refining process, laboratory petroleum technologists perform testing and evaluation of various samples. Requirements may include:
The Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) certification exam is designed to validate your knowledge against mission critical best practices as determined by hundreds of subject matter experts in the mission critical industry. The seven domains shown below are covered in the certification exam, so begin preparing by downloading your copy of the CMCP Candidate Handbook, today!
Wonder how many questions are on the Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) certification exam and how you will be taking the test? Find out with this snapshot of the CMCP exam requirements:
CMCP candidates must have:
Get ready for your Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) certification exam with a voucher package that fits your learning style. Choose from packages with e-learning resources and classroom training offered through the Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA) authorized training provider network.
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The Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) certification exam is administered by Pearson VUE. It can be taken through OnVUE, the remote online testing platform. The exam can also be taken in person at more than 5,000 testing centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For insight into scheduling and taking your exam:
You need to purchase a Certified Mission Critical Professional (CMCP) exam voucher to be able to register for the exam. Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA) recommends choosing a training package or bundle in order to prepare you for the exam.
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