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CFFM – Certified Federal Fleet Manager
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Certified Federal Fleet Manager


Course Fee - 

NPMA Member Rate: $1,510.00

Non-Member Rate: $2,035.00

All exam/administrative/application fees are included in the overall registration fee. 


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  1. CFFM Certification is available to NPMA members and non-members who work in the Fleet Management field. Membership is not required to participate. 
  2. Have an active CFFA.
  3. Have an approved Work Experience Summary.
  4. Have worked in the area of fleet management for at least three years of the associated functional areas.

The CFFM expires five years from the date of issue. 


Effective 2020
  • The CFFM exam is one 75-question multiple choice exam with a 120 minute time limit. 
  • Exams will be administered by Kryterion outside the classroom environment. 
  • Review exam requirements on Exam Administration webpage.
  • NPMA and Mercury Associates will not be responsible for providing internet service. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Late exam cancellations/reschedules will result in a "late fee." The fee is paid by you to Kryterion. 

  • Online Proctored exams are late if within 24-hours of the scheduled exam
  • Test Center exams are late if within 72-hours of schedule exam

Course Information

FFM7: Advanced Fleet Management (Estimated Hours 6)

This module is designed to offer attendees insight into the vast array of duties and responsibilities inherent to upper-tier fleet manager positions. The module covers a myriad of topics including:

  • Foundational Strategies
  • GAO/IG Reports
  • Fleet Funding
  • Capital Funding Planning
  • Federal Fleet Sustainability
  • Electric Vehicles/Charging Stations
  • Telematics
  • Vehicle Level Data
  • Fleet Management Self-Audit

FFM8: Shop and Off-Road Equipment Fleet Management (Estimated Hours 4)

This module is divided into two distinct parts. The first part of the course, Shop Management, deals with topics surrounding operation of an in-house fleet maintenance operation. The second part of the course, Off Road Equipment Management, delves into the differences associated with managing off-road equipment compared on on-road vehicles. The following subjects are covered:


I.Shop Management

  • Business Services
  • Maintenance Management
  • Technical Training
  • Shop Performance Metrics
  • Staffing Analysis
  • Fleet Management Self-Audit

 II.Off-Road Equipment Management

  • Types of Off-Road Equipment
  • Acquisition/Disposal
  • Maintenance
  • Fueling
  • Information Requirements
  • Best Practices
  • Operators
  • Ownership Alternatives
  • Resources
FFM9: Applying the Training (Estimated Hours 4)

Through group discussion and exercises, this module provides review and practical application of the strategies, concepts, and best practices addressed in other modules of the federal fleet certification track. In this module, attendees will:

  • Establish Performance Metrics
  • Develop a Performance Plan
  • Apply Statistics to Key Management Metrics
  • Allocate Costs
  • Review Fleet Optimization Steps
  • Perform a Lease vs. Buy Analysis
  • Develop a Vehicle Replacement Funding Plan
  • Develop an Upper Management Briefing


Completion of FFM7, FFM8, and FFM9 will prepare attendees to take the CFFM Certification Exam administered by Kryterion. Successful completion of the exam will result in the award of the Certified Federal Fleet Manager.


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