CMCP is a foundational operational technology (OT) certification for professionals working in any mission critical environment.
The 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 and their employers seeking a 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 CMCP certification exam is designed to validate a specific skillset required of professionals working in mission critical environments. The following 7 domains are covered in the certification program and exam:
Wonder how many questions are on the 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:
Every 3 years
Get ready for your certification exam with training that fits your learning style. Choose from the CMCP Mission Critical Operations Primer E-Book and classroom training offered by our partners.
The CMCP certification exam is administered by Pearson VUE via OnVUE, it’s remote online testing platform, and in-person, computer-based testing. In-person testing is available at more than 5,000 testing centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For insight into how to register and take your exam, follow the links below:
You need to purchase a CMCP exam voucher to be able to register for the exam. Purchasing an online refresher course or a bundle that includes the refresher course is encouraged in order to prepare you for the exam.
If you are located in North America, make your selection from the tables below:
For exams outside North America, please visit our Certification Store.
Organizations can purchase exam vouchers at a volume discount.
Student Voucher Only
$349 – Save $150
$448 – Save $69
$669 – Save $230
$797 – Save $298
* Voucher: Good for one exam
* Retake: Good for one free exam retake if you fail
* Refresher Course: E-learning course
* Student: Only valid with a .edu email account