About CMCP

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What is CMCP

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CMCP Assessment

Achieving the CMCP credential requires the successful completion of


Benefits of obtaining the CMCP credential include:

Defines requirements of a CMCO professional

Based on community guidance and input to a rigorous development process, defines and establishes a single set of standards for the knowledge and skills required to perform competently as a Certified Mission Critical Operator

Provides a rigorous evaluation process for individuals to prove their achievement of the standards and establish professional credibility

Provides organizations the means to manage their workforce, from both the hiring and career progression points of view

Provides a method for the profession and the professional to stay current as work evolves, via program maintenance and recertification


The CMCP credential is open to any interested party. It is recommended, however, that an individual have:

  • One year of education in a Mission Critical academic program, or
  • One year of work experience in a Mission Critical environment.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The CMCP Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, genetic information, or pregnancy, and does not retaliate for participating in protected activities. The CMCP Program complies with all applicable jurisdictional laws and regulations related to protection against discrimination in access to CMCP. Additionally, CMCP procedures ensure that all applicants and candidates are treated in an equitable and consistent manner throughout the entire certification process. The eligibility requirements, assessment instrument content, assessment environment, scoring method, and maintenance and recertification process provide for a fair, impartial, and bias-free certification program.

We offer various Certified Mission Critical Operator testing packages for individuals and organizations