Steps for Certification

Receiving your BCM Institute’s credential is a several-step process:

Examination1.1 Applicant received Notification of Examination Results via email from BCM Institute’s Certification Department after the respective qualifying examination.

1.2 The Notification of Examination Results would be sent within 1 week from date of examination

BCCP2.1 This certificate would be given along with the Notification Examination Results when one passes the Qualifying BCCP Examination for courses:
BCM-200 Fundamentals of BCM
BCM-240 Fundamentals of BCM with SS540
BCCS/DRCS and BCCE/DRCE2.2 This certificate would be given to one who passes the relevant

Qualifying BCCS Examination for courses:
BCM-300 Implementing Business Continuity Management

Qualifying DRCS Examination for courses:
DRP-300 Implementing IT Disaster Recovery Planning

Qualifying BCCE Examination for courses:
BCM-400 Manaing Business Continuity Management
BCM-5000 Implementing and Managing Business Continuity Management

Qualifying DRCE Examination for courses:
DRP-400 Managing IT Disaster Recovery Planning
DRP-5000 Implementing and Managing IT Disaster Recovery Planning


2.3 Sends in the relevant Certification Application Form

2.4. Along with the relevant Certification Application Fees

For application steps, please refer to:
Applying for a Certificate

Please note that certificates for these level of courses are NOT given automatically upon completion of course.
All application steps have to be adhered to before application can proceed to the review board.

Certificate Review3.1 Certification Review Committee will review the application and review applicant’s experience with references.
Certification Committee decides either the applicant is
Approved (application, experience and education meet requirements)
Returned for resubmission (an element of the application is missing or does not meet minimum standards for level and may be resubmitted for a lower level) OR
Rejected (applicant does not meet minimum requirements for level)

3.2. Applicant received notification on result of certification application.

3.3 Successful application receive certification award package from BCM Institute. Unsuccessful application may receive an alternative certification award package.

Award Certification4. Member received e-Certificate from BCM Institute
Maintaining Certification5.1 Member must continue to practice BCM, DRP and any other related disciplines.

5.2 Submit Payment of Annual Maintenance Fee

5.4 Member received acknowledgement of submission and receipt of Annual Maintenance Fee.

Downloadable forms for Certification Application: