Choosing the Right Credentials

Do you have experience in Business Continuity Management (BCM) or Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) but wonder where you stand with regard to the BCM Institute certification program? Check your career experience and invest in your credential today.

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Less than a yearMember of BCM Institute, MBCMI

For the Member of BCM Institute, candidates are required to attend BCM Institute’s non-certification courses or at least 2 days of any BCM Institute’s conferences/seminars. Note that this is not a professional certification.

1 yearBusiness Continuity Certified Planner, BCCP

For the BCCP certification; candidates are required to successfully complete BCM-230 ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) Planner course, pass the qualifying BCCP examination and be involved in the Business Continuity Management (BCM) in his/her workplace.
It is also awarded to candidates who have attended the BCM-5000 ISO 22301 BCMS Expert Implementer, BCM-8030 ISO 22301 BCMS Auditor or BCM-8530 ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor and pass the corresponding qualifying examinations but do not have the relevant BCM experience needed for the certifications.

1 yearCrisis Communications Certified Planner, CCCP

For the CCCP certification; candidates are required to successfully complete CC-200 Crisis Communications Planner course, pass the qualifying CCCP examination and be involved in Crisis Communication (CC) or Crisis Management (CM) in his/her workplace.
It is also awarded to candidates who have attended the CC-5000 Crisis Communication Expert Implementer course and pass the CCCE qualifying examinations but do not have the relevant CC experience needed for the certifications.

1 yearCrisis Management Certified Planner, CMCP

For the CMCP certification; candidates are required to successfully complete CM-200 Crisis Management Planner course, pass the qualifying CMCP examination and involve in the Business Continuity Management (BCM) or Crisis Management (CM) workplace.
It is also awarded to candidates who have attended the CM-5000 Crisis Management Expert Implementer course and pass the CMCE qualifying examinations but do not have the relevant CC experience needed for the certifications

1 yearBusiness Continuity Certified Specialist, BCCS

For the BCCS certification, candidates must have attended the BCM-300 ISO 22301 BCMS Implementer course, pass the qualifying BCCS exam, have at least 1 year of experience in Business Continuity Management and show proof of experience in 3 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD75 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.

1 yearCrisis Communications Certified Specialist, CCCS
For the CCCS certification, candidates must have attended the CC-300 Crisis Communications Implementer course, pass the qualifying CCCS exam, have at least 1 year of experience in Crisis Communications and show proof of experience in 3 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD75 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess its suitability.
1 yearCrisis Management Certified Specialist, CMCS

For the CMCS certification, candidates must have attended the CM-300 Crisis Management Implementer course, pass the qualifying CMCS exam, have at least 1 year of experience in Crisis Management and show proof of experience in 3 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD75 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess its suitability.

1 yearDisaster Recovery Certified Specialist, DRCS

For the DRCS certification, candidates must have attended the DR-300 IT Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) Implementer course, pass the qualifying DRCS exam, have at least 1 year of experience in IT DRP Management and show proof of experience in 3 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD75 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.

1 yearBusiness Continuity Certified Auditor, BCCA

For the BCCA certification, candidates must have attended the BCM-8030 ISO 22301 BCMS Auditor course, pass the qualifying BCCA exam, have at least 1 year of experience in Business Continuity Management and show proof of experience in 3 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD75 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.

3 yearsBusiness Continuity Certified Expert, BCCE

For the BCCE certification, candidates must have attended either the BCM-400 ISO 22301 BCMS Manager or BCM-5000 ISO 22301 Expert Implementer course, pass the qualifying BCCE exam, have at least 3 year of experience in Business Continuity Management and show proof of experience in 5 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD150 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.

3 yearsCrisis Communications Certified Expert, CCCE
For the CCCE certification, candidates must have attended either the CC-400 Crisis Communications Manager or CC-5000 Crisis Communications Expert Implementer course, pass the qualifying CCCE exam, have at least 3 years of experience in Crisis Communications and show proof of experience in 5 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD150 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.
3 yearsCrisis Management Certified Expert, CMCE

For the CMCE certification, candidates must have attended either the CM-400 Crisis Management Manager or CM-5000 Crisis Management Expert Implementer course, pass the qualifying CMCE exam, have at least 3 year of experience in Crisis Management and show proof of experience in 5 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD150 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.

3 yearsDisaster Recovery Certified Expert, DRCE

For the DRCE certification, candidates must have attended either the DR-400 IT DRP Manager or DR-5000 IT DRP Expert Implementer course, pass the qualifying DRCE exam, have at least 3 years of experience in IT DRP Management and show proof of experience in 5 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD150 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.

3 yearsBusiness Continuity Certified Lead Auditor, BCCLA
For the BCCLA certification, candidates must have attended either the BCM-8040 ISO 22301 BCMS Lead Auditor course, pass the qualifying BCCLA exam, have at least 3 years of experience in BCM or BCM Audit and show proof of experience in 5 or more domains of the BCM Body of Knowledge (BoK) through a certification application form.
The form is to be submitted with an application processing fees of SGD150 to BCM Institute’s certification department for an independent certification board to assess the suitability.