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Becoming a Proctor

Proctors for the Certified Asset Management Assessor exam are usually members of one of the WPiAM partnering organisations, and are asset management professionals who have achieved CAMA certification. They may also be drawn from accredited education facilities. If you are interested in becoming an accredited WPiAM proctor for the Certified Asset Management Assessor exam, please contact your local organisation regarding the nomination process - see below.

Australia: Asset Management Council, www.amcouncil.com.au

Brazil: Associação Brasiliera de Manutenção e Gestão de Ativos, www.abraman.org.br

Canada: Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada, www.pemac.org

France: Institut Français d’Asset Management et d’Infrastructure, www.iframi.fr

USA: The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals, www.smrp.org

ABOUT CAMA

 

The “Certified Asset Management Assessor” (CAMA) certification establishes an individual's credentials in asset management knowledge and comprehension, globally.

 

This multiple choice exam is based on ISBN978 0 9871799 3 7 GFMAM_ISO55001 Auditor_Assessor Specification. The WPiAM develops, maintains, and administers the exam.

The certification is conducted in accordance with 17024, and complies with

§  GFMAM Specification,  GFMAM Competency Specification for an ISO 55001 Asset Management System Auditor/Assessor, First Edition, version 2  English Version

§  17021 Part 5, section 5     Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Part 5: Competence requirements for the certification of asset management systems

How is the CAMA Certification Obtained?

The Certified Asset Management Assessor Certificate is obtained by successfully completing a proctored on-line exam and professional profile.

The exam is a two hour closed book exam, with around around 110 multiple choice questions. The current exam language is English. Spanish and Portuguese versions are currently in preparation. ISO spelling conventions are used.

What is the professional profile for?

The professional profile is used to demonstrate compliance with ISO 17021-5 Competence requirements for auditing and certification of asset management systems. This requires auditors to have experience in certain industry types and asset classes, which is why this certification requires a professional profile.

What are the prerequisites for the certification?

Applicants must:

·         have a minimum 5 years of working experience in asset management;

·         provide a resume/cv; and

·         complete a professional profile. This professional profile is used to demonstrate compliance with ISO 17021-5Competence requirements for auditing and certification of asset management systems”  that requires auditors to have experience in certain industry types and asset classes.

Applicants should:

·         have working knowledge of ISO 5500X Standards; and

·         understand the GFMAM Competency Specification for an ISO 55001 Asset Management System Auditor/Assessor.

Please note, applicants are not required to complete any specific course or training prior to the exam.

How long is the certification valid for?

The certificate is valid for three years. Certificants can renew their certification through CPD points over the three year period. If an applicant hasn’t kept adequate CPD, they must pass the exam again to be certified.

Benefits of Certification

For individuals, obtaining the Certified Asset Management Assessor Certification establishes their credentials in asset management knowledge and comprehension, globally.

Organisations are able to determine the competence and experience of personnel, whether they are part of an audit team, or helping to implement and assess asset management systems. Certification also meets the requirements for the Joint Australian and New Zealand Asset Management Systems Scheme (AMS Scheme): “Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of Asset Management Systems”, April 2015.

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Registration Information

Exam Price

The exam price is USD455. There is a special price for members of WPiAM Partner organisations of USD300.

Registration Process

To register for the Certified Asset Management Assessor Exam, please click here. This link will directly access the Certified Asset Management Assessor Exam registration process, provided by Exemplar Global. To review your information after you have registered, we recommend continuing to use this link.

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Information and Support

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Asset Management Council Limited
Associação Brasileira de Manutenção e Gestão de Ativos
Institut Français d’Asset Management Industriel et Infrastructures
PEMAC Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada
Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals
amcouncil.com.au abraman.org.br iframi.fr pemac.org  smrp.org