To start with, it all began when I was looking for options for professional development and growth in my career. I had previously completed certification for Project Management (PMP) and Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE by ASQ).
I visited the SMRP website and reviewed all the requirements for the CMRP exam. Once I determined that I was qualified to apply as a member of the group, I did it right away.
Then the planning and registration for the CMRP exam began. I combed the internet for CMRP exam preparation materials and exam questions and found nothing concrete to boost my confidence to challenge the exam. So I waited for about 6 months without any progress. I kept visiting the SMRP website for more information and seeking more practice questions without success.
I was listening to Ricky Smith’s presentation on the subject Maintenance Best Practices when he recommended to write the CMRP test and have a feel for it. I figured that it was a light bulb moment for me. I mastered the courage to register for the CMRP exam a day or two following the video.
With my educational background and 12 years work experience boosting my preparation, I was able to review previous notes from maintenance and reliability seminars, recommended books and also my notes from CRE exams. This helped to quickly prep and write the exams the following week.
I wrote my CMRP exam online at a centre in Calgary (Canada). The results of the CMRP official exam was provided within five minutes of completion. I have heard that people in certain locations have to wait for a few months before seeing their results. I empathize with them for having to wait that long.
Fortunately, I passed my CMRP exam at the first attempt. I was so excited about my results, however, I figured there was so much doubt and lack of confidence prior the exams. I attributed my fears or lack of confidence to the broadness the Book of Knowledge (BoK) by SMRP.
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