CACQ 002 Services Acquisition Team Member: Acquisition Professional Team Members Credential
The purpose of the Services Acquisition Team Member: Acquisition Professional credential is to improve the tradecraft of Services Acquisition by:
  1. Developing, on a long-term basis, a highly qualified diverse workforce capable of performing current and future DoD SA functions.
  2. Meeting DoD needs for Services Acquisition personnel and providing capable replacements on a planned and systematic basis.
  3. Increasing the proficiency of DoD personnel in their present positions and providing guidance and opportunities for broadening experiences and responsibilities commensurate with their abilities.
  4. Leveraging current DoD training and educational resources to the maximum extent possible, while at the same time adopting commercial best practices in training and education related to contract services management.
  5. Changing the emphasis from specific best practices to an increased emphasis on helping the SA workforce think critically and make better decisions as they confront the myriad of complex situations encountered in defense acquisition.
Target Attendees
Acquisition workforce members participating as a core member of a Services Acquisition Multi-Functional Team
Course Title Delivery Method
CLC 013 Services Acquisition Online Training (OLT)
ACQ 1650 Defense Acquisition of Services Online Training (OLT)
ACQ 265 Mission-Focused Services Acquisition Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
CLE 028 Market Research for Engineering and Technical Personnel Online Training (OLT)
CLC 004 Market Research Online Training (OLT)
CACQ 002 Exam Online Training (OLT)
Additional Credential Information
Expiration 5 years from date earned.
  • Expected Time to complete this credential is 45 hours
  • Predecessor Courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • This credential requires the completion of an Instructor-Led Course (ILT) and/or a Virtual Instructor-Led Course (VILT): ACQ 265. Priority for ILT/VILT courses goes to members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce. All others may find it difficult to complete this requirement if it has not already been completed at the time of enrollment in the credential.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at