Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCxA)

Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP)


Credential: Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP)  ANAB (ANSI) resource CA Eligible
Credentialing Agency: Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCxA)

Renewal Period: 3 years

The Building Commissioning Certification Board's Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) is an advanced credential for the experienced individual looking to distinguish themselves professionally. A commissioning professional leads a team and implements the commissioning process in new and existing buildings. Candidates must meet mandatory experience and education requirements in order to be considered eligible for this credential. Experience must include participating in a minimum of three commissioning projects. The exam covers all aspects of the commissioning process including managing a project, commissioning new and existing buildings, and conducting training.

More information can be found on the certifying agency's website.

Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Attainability:    high

Eligibility Requirements (View Details)

  • Credential Prerequisite
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership
  • Other
  • Fee

Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements. Requirements listed here are based on the minimum degree required. To view other options, see the Eligibility tab.

Exam Requirements (View Details)

  • Exam
  • Written Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Practical Exam
  • Performance Assessment

RECERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Renewal Period: 3 years

  • Continuing Education
  • Exam
  • Continuing Education OR Exam
  • Fee
  • Other

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCxA)

1600 NW Compton Dr
Ste 200
Beaverton, OR  97006

Phone: 877-666-2292

Fax: 503.747.2903
Email: info@bcxa.org

Candidates must have participated in a minimum of six of the following eight activities: Develop an Owner’s Project Requirements/Current Facility Requirements (OPR/CFR), Develop a commissioning plan, Review of a design, Perform field verification, Oversee performance testing, Correction of deficiencies, Training, and/or Prepare a commissioning report.

Candidates must participate in a minimum of three commissioning projects. The projects may not include one- and two-family residential buildings.

Candidates must demonstrate a satisfactory combination of education and experience. Those with lower levels of education must compensate with higher levels of experience. A requirements grid can be found on the BCCB website.

The Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) credential has the following other requirements:

  • Candidate's must agree to abide by Building Commissing Certification Board's Code of Ethics.

Written Exam

  • Managing Commissioning Projects (18%)
    • Identify the scope of the project
    • Develop a commissioning team
    • Manage a commissioning budget
    • Identify commissioning deliverables
    • Participate in VE activities
    • Review project documents
    • Monitor the construction/project schedule
    • Participate in project meetings
    • Conduct commissioning meetings
    • Track defi ciencies (issues log)
    • Facilitate risk assessment as it relates to commissioning activities
    • Assess pass/fail criteria for functional test results
    • Identify tasks for completion of commissioning processes
  • Preparing Commissioning Documentation (19%)
    • Assist in developing the OPR/CFR
    • Create system/equipment list
    • Create commissioning process tracking matrices
    • Develop the commissioning plan
    • Develop commissioning schedules
    • Develop communications plans
    • Create commissioning specifi cations
    • Write system verification checklists
    • Create FPTs
    • Determine site visit protocols (logistics)
    • Develop issues logs
    • Document commissioning meetings
    • Write commissioning reports
    • Create systems manuals
    • Develop end of warranty review processes
  • Conducting Commissioning Activities (24%)
    • Plan commissioning construction activities
    • Monitor commissioning construction activities
    • Facilitate the completion of construction checklists
    • Facilitate the acceptance phase
  • Managing Training Activities (4%)
    • Develop training plan
    • Facilitate training coordination meeting
    • Facilitate training activities
    • Conduct training follow-up activities
  • Completing Warranty Phase Activities (5%)
    • Facilitate off-season testing
    • Troubleshoot facility issues
    • Measure energy performance
    • Facilitate end of warranty meeting
  • Conducting Existing Building Commissioning (23%)
    • Determine Scope of Project
    • Conduct a building performance assessment
    • Conduct a systems assessment
    • Conduct a site investigation
    • Recommend corrections and improvements
    • Oversee implementation of corrective measures
    • Conduct performance verifications
  • Conducting Ongoing Commissioning (7%)
    • Measure IEQ performance
    • Evaluate building systems performance
    • Review building operating plan
    • Review maintenance activities
    • Accommodate space/function changes
    • Implement corrective actions
    • Publish measurement and performance results to stakeholders

Exam Preparation Resources

There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) examination:

An additional resource is Safari Books Online, a searchable digital library that provides online access to thousands of books, training videos and conference sessions. See the Educational Resources section on the Related Sites page here on COOL to learn how to get free access.

RECERTIFICATION

Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP)

Renewal Period: 3 years

The Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) credential has the following recertification information:

  • CCP certification is valid for three years. Certification holders must complete a recertification application and be approved by BCCB, show evidence of continued competence, as demonstrated by continued work experience, complete Continuing education, and/or other related professional development activities as described in the CCP Candidate Handbook.

    Certification holders who do not complete recertification requirements will have their certification suspended. Total credential revocation will follow within 6 months if the recertification requirements are not met.

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Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%)

Other

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Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted E1 through E4

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E5 through E6

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E7 through E9

Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted “A” School through E5

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E6 through E7

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E8 through E9

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Medium

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High

Highly attainable: minimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

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