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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   A comprehensive exam is now required for certification beginning in FY22.
  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  Contracting Certification Exam Prep Course
 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 Supervisor, shall directly map to professional competencies.

Functional/Interdisciplinary Developmental Recommendations
Assignment Type  Opportunities
Systems Acquisition Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 002 Business Foundations Credential
   CCON 007 Defective Pricing Credential
   CCON 020 Contracting for Systems Acquisition Credential
   CLC 002 Sole Source Streamlining ToolBox (SSST)
   CLC 043 Defense Priorities and Allocations System
   CLC 066 Other Transactions (OTs)
   CLC 132 Organizational Conflicts of Interest
   CLM 049 Procurement Fraud Indicators
   CON 0160 Competition in Contracting
   CON 216 Legal Considerations in Contracting
  CCON 001 - Advanced Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 003 - Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 006 - Incentive Contracting Credential (in development)
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)
  CCON 023 - Other Transactions 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
Services Contracting Functional Area
  CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
  CCON 019 - Negotiations Credential (in development)
  CCON 025 - Contracting for Services Credential (in development)

Interdisciplinary
   CACQ 002 Services Acquisition Team Member: Acquisition Professional Team Members Credential
   CACQ 007 Category Management Credential
Operational Contracting Functional Area
   CON 0810 Contractor Personnel Accountability
  CCON 003 - Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
  CCON 024 - Operational Contracting Credential (in development)
  CCON 025 - Contracting for Services Credential (in development)

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Purchasing Functional Area
   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
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
  CCON 022 - Simplified Acquisition Procedures (Purchasing) Credential (in development)

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

Interdisciplinary
   ACQ 0800 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers
Contracting in a Logistics & Sustainment Environment Functional Area
  CCON 038 - Logistics and Sustainment Credential (in development)
   CLG 0010 DoD Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Overview

Interdisciplinary
   CLCL 001 Product Support Management Fundamentals Credential
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 (in development)
  INT 2110 - International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Program Management (in development)
Cost & Price Analyst Functional Area
   CCON 002 Business Foundations 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 001 - Advanced Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 003 - Proposal Analysis Credential (in development)
  CCON 004 - Quantitative Methods 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)
  CCON 027 - Quantitative Methods Application Credential (in development)
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Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Construction Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 011 Construction Contracting Credential

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Architect & Engineer Contracting Functional Area
   CCON 012 Architect-Engineering Contracting Credential

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

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

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Industrial Contract Property Management Functional Area
   CIND 001 Industrial Contract Property Management Credential

Interdisciplinary
  TBD
Small Business Professional (KA) Functional Area
   CSBP 001 Small Business Professional Credential

Interdisciplinary
  CCON 013 - Advanced Contract Administration Credential (in development)
  CCON 023 - Other Transaction Authority Credential (in development)

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