Achieving the “Certified Asset Management Assessor” (CAMA) certification establishes an individual’s credentials in asset management knowledge and comprehension, globally.
World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM) is a worldwide partnership, established in late 2014, of national non-profit professional associations working together to enable individuals and organizations to develop, assess and recognize competence in Asset Management, for the benefit of their members and of the asset management community globally.
Member organizations include ABRAMAN (Brazil), AM Council (Australia), IFRAMI (France), PEMAC (Canada) and SMRP (USA).
The three key objectives of the WPiAM are to:
- Maintain a database of questions and answers suitable for certifying ISO55001 auditors and assessors in the minimum required knowledge and comprehension of asset management;
- Be a Global certifier of personnel in the market place; and
- Demonstrate the values of integrity, collaboration and duty to the public
The Certified Asset Management Assessor (CAMA) from WPiAM is a new industry qualification that establishes the individual’s credentials in asset management knowledge and comprehension globally. The CAMA certification is recognized throughout Australia, USA, Canada, France and Brazil. Certification complies with ISO 55001 asset management standards in core requirements and knowledge; ISO 17021-5 (Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Part 5: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of asset management systems); and ISO 19011 (Guidelines for auditing management systems).
The CAMA certification will ensure the quality of assessors and the quality of ISO 55001 methods, and confirm competency in knowledge and comprehension in asset management systems. Designed for asset management professionals with at least five years’ experience to further their knowledge and advance their careers, this certification has been developed under strict controls and involved leaders from a range of key industries where effective asset management is paramount. Tested for content validity and appropriateness the Certification has also undergone stringent Beta testing and is available now.
This multiple choice exam is based on ISBN978 0 9871799 3 7 GFMAM_ISO55001 Auditor Assessor Specification. The WPiAM develops, maintains, and administers the exam. The certification is conducted in accordance with 17024, and complies with:
GFMAM Competency Specification for an ISO 55001 Asset Management System Auditor/Assessor, First Edition, version 2 English Version
ISO 17021 Part 5, section 5
Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems — Part 5: Competence requirements for the certification of asset management systems