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CMRP Exam-Certified maintenance and reliability Exam-كل ما تريد معرفته


What is CMRP Exam?

The CMRP Exam is the leading credential for certifying the knowledge, skills and abilities of maintenance, reliability and physical asset management professionals.

The CMRP exam is a thorough test of a broad scope of expertise measured against the universal standard. It was developed to assess professionals’ aptitude within the five pillars of the SMRP Body of Knowledge which include:

  1. business and management

  2. manufacturing process reliability

  3. equipment reliability

  4. organization and leadership

  5. work management.

CMRP Accreditation

The CMRP is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), an independent third-party organization that evaluates certification programs and organization requirements on a regular basis. The CMRP exam is the only certification program of its kind accredited by ANAB under the ISO/IEC 17024 standard.

About the SMRP Certifying Organization

SMRP was formed in 1992 by practitioners from 18 different companies who were passionate about actively promoting maintenance and reliability within their field and to the public. In 1997, SMRP formed SMRPCO to create a certification program to validate the skills and knowledge of maintenance, reliability and physical asset management practitioners. Three years later, the first Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional exam (CMRP) was administered.

Why certify with CMRP?

• Many employers use CMRP certification as a prerequisite for hiring employees. • Four out of five CMRP-certified individuals recommend the CMRP as a means to advance an individual’s career. • The CMRP certification complies with ISO 17024, which is accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI). • Becoming certified includes SMRP membership and access to continuing education opportunities, metrics, and best practices.

Certification Application , Fees

There are no educational experiences or requirements to sit for the CMRP a candidate must: 1. Complete the CMRP application, which is available at 2. Pay all applicable fees

SMRP members: $300.00 (USD)

Non-members: $470.00 (USD)

3. Not have taken the applicable exam within six months

CMRP Exam Subject Areas

The foundation of the Maintenance and Reliability Body of Knowledge is the five pillars of knowledge:

1.0 Business and Management

This subject area describes the skills used to translate an organization’s business goals into appropriate maintenance and reliability goals that support and contribute to the organization’s business results

2.0 Manufacturing Process Reliability

This subject area relates maintenance and reliability activities to the manufacturing process of the organization to ensure that maintenance and reliability activities improve the manufacturing process

3.0 Equipment Reliability This subject area describes two kinds of activities that apply to the equipment and processes for which the maintenance and reliability professional is accountable. First are those activities used to assess the current capabilities of the equipment and processes in terms of their reliability, availability, maintainability, and criticality. Second are the activities used to select and apply the most appropriate maintenance practices, so that the equipment and processes continue to deliver their intended capabilities in the safest and most cost-effective manner.

4.0 Organization & Leadership This subject area describes processes for assuring that the maintenance and reliability staff is the most qualified and best assigned to achieve the maintenance and reliability organization goals.

5.0 Work Management This subject area focuses on the skills used to get the maintenance and reliability work done. It includes planning and scheduling activities, quality assurance of maintenance activities, stores and inventory management

CMRP Exam Details

Examination Details

  • Duration will be 150 minutes.

  • 110 MCQs

Passing score Required

CMRP Certification Validity

Test Result

Test Formats

How can I study for the CMRP exam?

Self study

There are many recommended books to read for the CMRP exam, which are good resources when it comes to real life application but passing the exam is an art.

  • Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices” by Ramesh Gulati

  • Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook” by Doc Palmer (first 3 chapters)

  • SMRP Best Practices 6th Edition

  • SMRP Guide to the Maintenance and Reliability Body of Knowledge

  • Practice quiz's and exams

  • SMRP Pillar webinar recording

EPSILON online CMRP Course

CMRP online course is An integrated training program that contains everything you need to pass CMRP Exam , in addition to 1000 CMRP exam questions The course is a 36-Hour interactive training course aimed at giving trainees an overview of the fundamental pillars of Reliability and Maintenance, as defined by the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. Separately from the course, an examination for the SMRP certification of Certified

Tips for CMRP Certification Exam Success
  1. Start With Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices” by Ramesh Gulati

  2. Create Your Own Custom Study Plan

  3. Do Less Memorizing & More Understanding

  4. Get Involved In an Exam Prep Course

  5. Take Practice Exams

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