CMMC-AB - Cyber Security Maturity Model (CMMC) Kickstart



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30/9/2024 (Monday)


On this accelerated CMMC-AB Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Kickstart course, you’ll gain fundamental knowledge surrounding the CMMC ecosystem - ideal if your organisation is preparing for life under CMMC.

In just 1 day, you’ll learn to identify the central elements that make up the CMMC initiative and how it is driven. You’ll also learn to:

  • Describe the architecture of the CMMC Model and the rationale behind it
  • Use the Assessment Guides to prepare your organisation for a successful CMMC assessment
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities in the CMMC ecosystem and during an assessment

The CMMC is a Department of Defense (DoD) programme that measures the effectiveness of your organisations cybersecurity programme by referring to the initial and ongoing compliance with relevant cyber security practices, as well as integration of reciprocal policies and plans for your business plan.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology you’ll learn at twice the speed of traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Please note: There is no exam for this course.

Is your organisation ready?

By fiscal year 2026, all organisations who provide services or products to the U.S. DoD must obtain at minimum the Maturity Level 1 CMMC certification.

This course will help you and your organisation understand and prepare for the impact of CMMC and the aforementioned policy changes.


This course provides an introductory overview of the CMMC programme for organisational decision-makers. If you are in one of the following roles this certification is ideal for you:

  • Business leaders
  • IT leaders
  • IT staff

All contractors including sub-contractors of the Department of Defense (DoD) will be required to undertake some form of CMMC training.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 1-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


  • Module 1: Identifying What's at Stake
    • Identify the Threats and Regulatory Responses
    • Identify Sensitive Information
  • Module 2: Describing the CMMC Program
    • Describe the Rationale for CMMC
    • Describe the CMMC Model Architecture
  • Lesson 3: Getting Ready for a CMMC Assessment
    • Scope Your Environment
    • Analyse the CMMC Assessment Guides
    • Evaluate Your Readiness
  • Module 4: Interacting with the CMMC Ecosystem
    • Identify the CMMC Ecosystem
    • Describe a CMMC Assessment

Exam Track

There is no exam for this course. Instead, you’ll be prepared to take the CMMC Certified Professional certification.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 21 96 61 82 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


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