Industry Certification in Contract Management – Defense

What is the ICCM–D?

The Industry Certification in Contract Management – Defense (ICCM–D) is a certification awarded by the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) that parallels the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certifications in contracting. The formal education, experience, and specialized training required are the same for the ICCM–D and for DAWIA.  

What is the level of education required to become certified?

A bachelor’s degree in any field of study and at least 24 semester hours among these topic areas: accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. 

 Who is eligible to apply for the ICCM–D certification?

iccm-d

The ICCM–D certifications are open to any qualified contracting professional who is not currently eligible for DAWIA certification because of employment. 

Required courses for the ICCM–D Levels I, II, and III are the same as those required for Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Contracting Certification Levels I, II, and III. Current DAWIA required courses are listed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.

 Steps to Certification:

  1. Complete application
  2. Send to NCMA with fee and supporting documents
  3. NCMA reviews application
  4. NCMA sends ICCM Certificate and letter.

NCMA Pricing for Certification Programs

Nonrefundable Application Fees:

NCMA Members

  • ICCM-D Certification: $299.

Non-members

  • ICCM-D Certification: $349.

Renewal Fees:

NCMA Members

  • ICCM-D Renewal: $50 total, regardless of the number of certifications held.

Non-members

  • ICCM-D Renewal: $65 total, regardless of the number of certifications held.

Questions?: If you have any questions about Certification please email the NCMA National Office at certification@ncmahq.org.