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CFFA – Certified Federal Fleet Administrator
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Certified Federal Fleet Administrator


Member Rate: $1,435

Non-Member Rate: $1,960


All exam/administrative/application fees are included in the overall registration fee. The breakdown of the various fees included in the Member and Non-member rate are below:

Exam Fees NPMA Members Non-NPMA Members
Application Fee $85 $185
-FFS I Exam $50 $150
-FFS II Exam $50 $150
-FFS III Exam $50 $150









All CFFA Exams must be taken on-site at a CFFA course being held by NPMA and Mercury Associates. To find a full list of classes being held accross the country, click here!


Retakes for each Module are $50 for members; $150 for non-members


Successful completion of the CFFS is required prior to taking the CFFA exams.  NPMA membership is not required to participate in the Certification Program.  The Non-NPMA Member exam fees listed above do not include a membership.


  1. Have an active CFFS
  2. Have an approved Work Experience Summary.
  3. Have worked in the area of fleet management for at least one year in the associated functional areas.
  4. The CFFS, CFFA and CFFM expire five years from the date of issue.
Exam Details

The knowledge-based exams can be taken on-line or in written format.  Exams are only administered by a qualified NPMA Proctor.  Exams consist of three modules each comprised of 25 multiple-choice questions.  There is a 40-minute time limit to complete each exam.  Exams are administered in conjunction with the applicable training course. 


Course Information

FF#4 – Intermediate Fleet Management

  • Know how to manage a Federal Fleet
  • Know what the GAO says about fleet management
  • Understand the requirements of Executive Order 13693
  • Know the basics of the ASTM Fleet Management Standard
  • Understand Fleet Costs
  • Understand the steps in the Vehicle Lifecycle and how to manage each
  • Know the basics of Fleet Policies and Procedures
  • Understand the basics of Contracting
  • Know the key Fleet Performance Indicators and how to use them for benchmarking your performance
  • Understand how to analyze fleet data and use the information to improve performance



FF#5 – Fuel Management

  • Know basic fuel terminology and acronyms.
  • Know the laws, regulations, and Executive Orders that address alternative fuels.
  • Know the various types of vehicle fuels available and the pros and cons of each.
  • Know where and how drivers can refuel vehicles.
  • Know where and how Federal Fleet Fueling Centers can obtain bulk fuel.
  • Know how to track and report the cost, type, and amount of fuel purchased.
  • Know where to get assistance with fuel management issues.



FF#6 – Fleet Risk Management

  • Know essential Federal laws and regulations relating to vehicle accidents.
  • Know the basic elements of a safety policy and program.
  • Understand what a risk management program typically includes.
  • Know the elements of a comprehensive driver safety program.
  • Know the standard forms and practices for dealing with accidents.
  • Know the basic program characteristics and performance metrics for risk-mitigation and accident management.

Completion of FFM4, FFM5, and FFM6 will prepare attendees to take the CFFA Certification Exams administered by NPMA.  Successful completion of the exam will result in the award of the Certified Federal Fleet Administrator.


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