NOTICE TO ALL ICCM-F CANDIDATES:
AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2014 THE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ICCM-F PROGRAM WILL CHANGE. IF YOU HAVE BEGUN YOUR LEVEL I, II, OR III TRAINING, YOU WILL HAVE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 TO COMPLETE ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR THAT ONE LEVEL AND BE CERTIFIED UNDER THE CURRENT PROGRAM. CANDIDATES WHO BEGIN THEIR TRAINING CLASSES FROM OCTOBER 1, 2014 FORWARD ARE REQUIRED TO MEET THE NEW TRAINING REQUIREMENTS. THE NEW REQUIREMENTS ARE LISTED UNDER THE "ICCM-F REFRESH" BUTTON.
What is the ICCM–F?
The Industry Certification in Contract Management – Federal (ICCM–F) is a certification awarded by the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) that parallels the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC–C). The formal education, experience, and specialized training required are the same for the ICCM–F and for FAC–C.
What is the level of education required to become certified?
Depending on the level sought, a bachelors degree or at least 24 semester hours or a bachelors degree and at least 24 semester hours among these topic areas: accounting, business, contracts, economics, finance, industrial management, law, marketing, purchasing, quantitative methods, and organization and management.
Who is eligible to apply for the ICCM–F certification?
The ICCM–F certifications are open to any qualified contracting professional who is not eligible for FAC–C due to current employment.