Certified Construction Project Manager (CCPM) Accreditation Program

Construction Project Management is a professional discipline that separates the project management function from those of design and implementation functions.

Construction Project Management is defined as management that involves development, change and innovation in operational works that encompass activities such as overall planning, coordination and control of construction projects from commencement to completion.

It’s aim is to fulfil the client’s needs in generating a construction project that is physically functional, completed within stipulated project duration and complying to set costing, quality and standards.

The objectives for the Construction Project Manager certification program are :

  1. To enhance construction product quality through construction project administration by qualified and competent construction project managers.
  2. To ascertain that construction project managers are accreditated in accordance to the requirements of the Construction Industry Competency Standard (CICS) developed jointly by the Board and industry players.
  3. To instil a culture in tendering excellent results in the implementation of construction site tasks via principles of best practice from project commencement to completion. 
Category Minimum Academic Requirements Years of experience in related construction field
Mode I Mode II Mode III (RPLE)
1 Registered Professional (e.g Ir., Ar., Sr. - 3 5
2 Degree in Project Management/ Construction related field 3 5 6
3 Recognized International Certificate in Project Management (such as PMP (PMI), CPM(UK), CPM(IPMA), Reg. PM(AIPM) CIOB & AIB)   3 6 8
4 Bachelors Degree in construction related field 5 7 10
5 Bachelors Degree in non construction related field 8 10 12
6 Diploma in construction related field 8 10 12
7 Diploma in non construction related field 10 12 15
8 Certificate in construction related field 10 12 15
9 Malaysia Skills Certificate Construction Manager (Level 5) 5 7 10

Accreditation is open to all construction personnel/individual who are directly or indirectly involved in project quality management at   construction sites, such as engineers, architects, surveyors, construction managers and other construction related personnel who fulfil eligibility requirements for application and accreditation.

The Certified Construction Project Manager Program (CCPM) is implemented in three (3) assessment modes:

  1. Mode I – Training & Assessment,
  2. Mode II – Assessment only, and
  3. Mode III – Accreditation via Level of Education and Experience (Recognition Prior Learning and Experience, RPLE).

The Modes and their Assessment processes are as follows:

Mode Assessment process

Mode I

Training and Assessment

Undergoing course and sitting for written assessment for each study package

PASS : Construction Skills Competency Level 6 Certificate will be awarded.

FAIL : Repeat training for failed module and re-assessment

Mode II
Assessment Only

Sitting for written assessment

PASS : Construction Skills Competency Level 6 Certificate will be awarded.

FAIL : Re-apply for Mode II at any time (limited to twice only) or acquire accreditation via any other Mode.

Mode III
Accreditation via Level of Education and Experience (Recognition Prior Learning and Experience, RPLE)

Submission of working experience document and attending an interview

PASS : Construction Skills Competency Level 6 Certificate will be awarded.

FAIL : Re-apply for Mode III at any time (limited to twice only) or acquire accreditation via any other Mode.

Successful candidates having passed through any mode will be accreditated with a Level 6 Construction Skills Competency Certificate (CSCC) with the accreditated Construction Project Manager’s (CCPM) duties and responsibilities printed on the reverse of the ceritificate. Subsequently, a Certified Construction Project Manager is required to update his registration details with the Board.

The Program Outcome for the Construction Project Manager Accreditation Program is as follows;

PO Specific Criteria Program Outcome Statement
PO1 Knowledge and Competency

Construction Project Manager who has extensive knowledge and competent in Construction Project Management accomplishing to plan, coordinate, organise, monitor, control, mitigate and handover the construction project in meeeting the cost , duration and quality expected from the project life cycle activities.

PO2 Ethics, Environment, Safety And Health Management

Construction Project Manager who upholds and demonstrates the importance of ethical, professional, environment, safety and health work culture at the workplace and prioritize the sustainable development approach in his constuction project.

PO3 Tender, Contract and Value Management

Construction Project Manager who well verse in tender, contract and value management activities and procedures in delivering high yield investment to his employer through systematic SWOT analysis and solve discrepancies or using appropriate dispute resolution strategies in accordance with the contract until the project close-out activities.

PO4 Procurement and Financial Management

Construction Project Manager who demonstrate the comprehensive understanding of project management finance principles start from initial conceptual stage through client’s needs/brief for effective procurement and in the same time, able to predict and forecast the cash flow and execute the financing control along the project delivery until closing account.

PO5 Design & Liaison and Team Management

Construction Project Manager who excel in effective communication with his employer and team which able to translate the needs into satisfactory and approved design while leading a negotiation with stakeholders and multi-disciplinary project team for authorities’ approvals within reasonable time in compliance with all needs, technical and commercial requirements.

PO6 Quality Management, Project Planning, Monitoring And Control

Construction project manager who ensuring a quality deliverables from his team services through the efficient project planning, monitoring and control with correct establishment of project management procedures in risk management, predicting and forecasting followed by mitigating using specific conventional techniques and modern project management tools for satisfactory documentations records.

PO7 Complex PM Techniques & Operation and Maintenance

Construction project manager who evaluating a range of principles and complex project management techniques across wide obligations for the work of himself and other which include planning, execution and control to underpin substantial and reasonable judgemental evaluation as well as exercising credible autonomy along the process of construction until operation and maintenance.

PO8 Personal & Entrepreneur Skill

Construction project manager who leading an exemplary personal skill include self-directing lifelong learning and facilitate great worthy entrepreneurship skills and continuously explore and obtain related competencies for an efficient and excellence of Construction Project Management.

Module (M) Module Name
Module 01 (M01) Fundamental Of Project Management Competency
Module 02 (M02) Project Initiation
Module 03 (M03) Conceptual Design & Preliminary Estimate
Module 04 (M04) Procurement Management
Module 05 (M05) Project Planning, Monitoring And Control
Module 06 (M06) Project Financial Management
Module 07 (M07) Design Development & Authority Liaiso
Module 08 (M08) Quality Management and Control5
Module 09 (M09) Occupational Safety and Health Management5
Module 10 (M10) Environmental Management5
Module 11 (M11) Value Management
Module 12 (M12) Tender Management
Module 13 (M13) Contract Management
Module 14 (M14) Project Handover And Close-Out
Module 15 (M15) Operation And Maintenance
Module 16 (M16) Project People & Team Management
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