CCMs must demonstrate exemplary qualities of character and devotion to high professional standards. Relations with fellow meteorologists, and with clients or employers, should be conducted in a spirit conforming in full to the Society’s Guidelines for Professional Conduct (Article XII of the Constitution). The applicant’s record of professional work should clearly indicate that he or she maintains those traits for conduct complying fully with the Society's Guidelines for Professional Conduct and applying generally in public contacts.
There will be one or more questions on ethics on the written examination and the oral exam may include a discussion of hypothetical situations that arise in professional practice including those related to ethics.
Recommended reading list to prepare for the CCM oral exam: