Industry Certification in Contract Management – Federal

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?

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The ICCM–F certifications are open to any qualified contracting professional who is not eligible for FAC–C due to current employment. 

The courses required for the ICCM–F Levels I, II, and III are identical to those required for Federal Acquisition Certification-Contracting (FAC-C) Levels I, II, and III. The current list of required courses is available at http://www.fai.gov/drupal/certification/contracting-fac-c

 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-F Certification: $299.

Non-members

  • ICCM-F Certification: $349.

Renewal Fees:

NCMA Members

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

Non-members

  • ICCM-F 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.