Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP)


The Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP) certification is designed to recognize individuals for their efforts to acquire essential and fundamental knowledge and skills in disaster recovery. These individuals may be senior and middle management, or business executives, who are required to help their departments or business units (or sub-units) to develop CM, BC, DR, emergency response, recovery and resumption processes, procedures and/or plans.

The pre-requisite course is:

To attain your DRCP credential you need to pass the Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP) Qualifying examination.

How to be Certified

To become a DRCP, a candidate must successfully complete two separate processes:

  • Formal Education: Attend and complete the DRP-200 IT Disaster Recover Planner course.
  • Examination: Attempt and pass the Disaster Recovery Certified Planner (DRCP) Qualifying examination.

Formal Education

To attend the DRP-200 IT DR Planner course (Duration 1 day course with 1 and ½ hour examination), a candidate must:

  • Sign up for the course date and location
  • Submit the Course Fees
  • Be assigned with a login credentials for the online final examination
  • Sit for the examination at the end of the course


To sit for the Examination, a candidate must:


To be issued a certificate, a candidate must:

  • Pass the CMCP qualifying examination with a required passing score of 75% out of 50-Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) examination questions.
  • There is no prior experience in CM needed to hold the CMCP certification.