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



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7/2/2022 (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.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 1 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 110,845 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


  • 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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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