The CEM Designation

The Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) designation is the premiere professional credential for managers of off-road heavy equipment fleets or managers of municipal/government fleets. Equipment managers with five years or more of experience who meet the CEM prerequisites may apply by completing the CEM application.

Areas of Competency Tested

A Certified Equipment Manager is an equipment manager who possesses a mastery of the following areas:

Financial Management Benchmarking Employee Training Outsourcing Service Definitions
Procurement & Acquisition Life Cycle Environmental Parts Management Service Marketing
Risk Management Specifications Human Resources Preventive Maintenance Communications
Warranty & Performance Guarantees Information Technology Safety Shop & Facility Management Service Improvement

Applicants for the examination must meet the criteria outlined in the CEM application.

The CEM Exam is available twice annually in conjunction with AEMP conferences and on-demand via computer-based testing at approved test centers.

Download the CEM Application

To begin the enrollment process, or for more information, contact Sharon Anderson Young at 970-928-3405 or

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