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 Certified Church Facilities Manager (CCFM) Certification Program (CP) Overview

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Benefits of CCFM CP

  • Provides Professional Development and Continuing Education Training with material that includes advancements in the Facilities Profession important to facilities you manage and your future career in an employment field not provided by most colleges and accredited degree programs.

  • Cross functional skills, networking opportunities, and knowledge progression in a team environment with similar and like-minded professionals.

  • Completion requirements that validate your work experience and additional course work providing authentication for your credentials.

  • Encourages and supports the on-going development of the Church Facilities Management profession and the facilities management program at your current place of employment through encouragement, practical application and sharing of information.

  • CCFM designation can be used after your name or in title to indicate certification completion and status.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Member of National Association of Church Facilities Managers (NACFM) in good standing.

    • Membership requires:

      • Employed full / part-time / designated volunteer as staff member of a New Testament church, school, college, or university.  Their primary responsibility is facilities management.

      • Agree to share in the support and programs of the NACFM, and also agree to be governed by its Bylaws.

      • Are professing and practicing members of a New Testament church.

      • Shall agree to abide by the association’s Code of Ethics.

  • Completed the Training Courses  to include:

    • Session 1 of Training (min of 21 class time hours) 

    • Session 2 of Training (min of 28 class time hours)

  • Complete Research Paper or CCFM Exam

    • 5 years to complete initial Certification from first Session of Training attended to completion of Research Paper ready to be published or Written Exam currently offered at National Conference.  Research Paper Guidelines

CCFM’s are encouraged to take full advantage of the benefits by, but not limited to:

  • Actively providing increased long term benefit to their current employer by implementing the lessons and professional skills learned and discussed at training and National Conference.

  • Applying the concepts and attitude of being and being a part of something bigger than yourself in your conduct as a Facilities Manager.

  • Inviting other local church facilities managers to join the NACFM.

  • Putting together a local group of church facilities managers that meets with regularity to encourage and share.

  • Signing up and preparing a lesson to teach a workshop at a local group or at the National Conference.


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