Menu



Functional Area Certification Standards

iCatalog Home
Expand Functional Area and Tier
Functional Area
Functional Area Certification Standards
CONTRACTING   (Professional)

(See Notes at the Bottom)
 
Core Certification Standards (required for DAWIA certification)
 Education No education requirement for certification
 Training   CON 1100V  Contract Foundational Skills
  CON 1200V  Contract Pre-award
  CON 1300V  Contract Award
  CON 1400V  Contract Post-award
 Experience Twelve (12) months full-time experience applying a representative sample of the Contracting competencies is the minimum experience requirement. Equivalent experience may be considered in government or industry but must be documented and presented in detail. Representative samples of contracting competencies will be determined by the Component.
 Assessment   CON 3990V  Contracting Certification Exam
  Two versions of an optional Contracting Certification Exam Prep Course are available to complete as additional training for the CON exam. CON 3900V is the virtual instructor led and CON 3910 is the online version:
  CON 3900V  Contracting Certification Exam Prep Course
  CON 3910  Online Contracting Certification Exam Prep
 Certification Currency 80 hours of Continuous Learning (CL) every 2 years per DoDI 5000.66. CL hours may be completed in technical, professional, and/or specialty competencies. A certain number of CL hours, as determined by the Supervisor, shall directly map to professional competencies.

Functional/Interdisciplinary Developmental Recommendations
Assignment Type  Opportunities
Architect & Engineer Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 012 Architect-Engineering Contracting Credential

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Construction Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 011 Construction Contracting Credential

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Contingency Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 014A Foundational Contingency Contracting Credential
   CCON 015A Advanced Contingency Contracting Credential

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Contract Administration Functional Area
   CCON 007 Defective Pricing Credential
   CCON 013 Contract Administration Special Topics Credential
   CCON 023 Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Credential
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Contracting in a Logistics & Sustainment Environment Functional Area
   CCON 028 Contracting for Logistics & Sustainment Credential
   CLG 0010 DoD Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Overview

Interdisciplinary
   CLCL 001 Product Support Management Fundamentals Credential
Cost & Price Analyst Functional Area
   CCON 002 Business Foundations Credential
   CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential
   CCON 004 Quantitative Methods Credential
   CCON 007 Defective Pricing Credential
   CCON 010 Special Topics in Contract Pricing Credential
   CCON 016 Excel Skills for Data Analytics and Visualization Credential
   CCON 017 Pricing Tools and Techniques Credential
   CCON 018 Excel Skills for Business Credential
   CCON 027 Quantitative Methods Application Credential
  CCON 001 - Advanced Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 005 - Contract Financing Credential (in development)
  CCON 006 - Incentive Contracting Credential (in development)
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
  CCON 009 - Competitive Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)
  Click here for free commercially provided software classes via Coursera available to DAW members.
  
  • Coursera: Excel Fundamentals for Data Analysis
  • Coursera: Data Visualization in Excel
  • Coursera: Excel Power Tools for Data Analysis
  • Coursera: Power BI Guided Project
  • Coursera: Visualizing Citibike Trips with Tableau
  • Coursera: Excel Skills for Business: Intermediate I
  • Coursera: Excel Skills for Business: Intermediate II
  • Coursera: Excel Skills for Business: Advanced


Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Cyber/IT Contracting Functional Area
   CON 0120 Contracting for Modern Software

Interdisciplinary
   CCYB 002 Cybersecurity for Program Managers Credential
   ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
   ACQ 2020 Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part A
   CLI 007 Technology Transfer and Export Control
   ISA 1011 Basic Information Systems Acquisition
   LOG 0320 Preventing Counterfeit Electronic Parts from Entering the DoD Supply System
   LOG 0370 DoD Supply Chain Fundamentals
Industrial Contract Property Management Functional Area
   CIND 001 Industrial Contract Property Management Credential

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
International and Foreign Military Sales Contracting Functional Area
   CLB 036 Foreign Military Sales
   SC 101 Introduction to Security Cooperation

Interdisciplinary
  CACQ 012 - International Acquisition/Security Cooperation for Program Managers Credential (in development)
   INT 1110 International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation
   INT 2110 International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Program Management
Operational Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential
   CCON 024 Operational Contracting Credential
   CCON 025 Contracting for Services Credential
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
   CLM 023 DAU AbilityOne Training
   CON 0800 Planning for and Managing Contractors in Operations
   CON 0810 Contractor Personnel Accountability
   CON 0820 Critical Concepts in Operational Contract Support
   CON 0830 Private Security Contractors (PSCs)
   CON 0840 Vendor Threat Mitigation (VTM)

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Purchasing Functional Area
   CCON 022 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (Purchasing) Credential
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
   CLC 011 Contracting for the Rest of Us
   CLC 030 Essentials of Interagency Acquisitions/Fair Opportunity
   CLC 055 Competition Requirements
   CLG 0010 DoD Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Overview
   CON 0330 Contract Format and Structure for DoD e-Business

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Research and Development Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential
   CCON 021 Contracting for Research and Development Credential
   CCON 023 Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Credential
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)

Interdisciplinary
   ACQ 0800 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers
Services Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential
   CCON 025 Contracting for Services Credential
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)
   CLM 023 DAU AbilityOne Training

Interdisciplinary
   CACQ 002 Services Acquisition Team Member: Acquisition Professional Team Members Credential
   CACQ 007 Category Management Credential
Small Business Professional (KA) Functional Area
   CSBP 001 Small Business Professional Credential

Interdisciplinary
   CCON 013 Contract Administration Special Topics Credential
   CCON 023 Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Credential
Systems Acquisition Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 002 Business Foundations Credential
   CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential
   CCON 007 Defective Pricing Credential
   CCON 020 Contracting for Systems Acquisition Credential
   CCON 023 Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Credential
  CCON 001 - Advanced Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 006 - Incentive Contracting Credential (in development)
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)

Interdisciplinary
   CACQ 005 Foundational Earned Value Management Credential
   CACQ 006 Acquisition Law & Policy Credential
   CCYB 002 Cybersecurity for Program Managers Credential
   ACQ 0150 Middle Tier of Acquisition
   ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management

Notes:
2 An "(R)" following a course title indicates the course is delivered as instructor-led/resident-based instruction.
21 If a virtual instructor-led version of a course is available, the course number is noted by the “V” after the course ID. The “V” course is acceptable in lieu of the (R) version of the course. For example, ACQ 2030V is acceptable in lieu of ACQ 2030. A separate concept card is available at: https://icatalog.dau.edu/icatalog_home.aspx