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March 31, 2020 EXTENSIONS to Federal Acquisition Certifications (FAC) and Continuous Learning (CL)

We recognize the challenges associated with classroom training and in-person event cancellations, as organizations focus on continuity of operations. As a result, all Federal Acquisition Certifications (FAC) and Continuous Learning (CL) achievement requirements with a current status of February 1, 2020, are extended and are considered valid.

January 29, 2020 FAI Earns the Bronze!!

FAI was honored by the Omni Awards Fall 2019 contest with a Bronze Award for its production of the Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL) Primer. The PIL Primer was the only Government submission that was honored with an award.

January 20, 2020 OFPP Issues Acquisition Workforce Flash #3

The Office of Procurement Policy has issued a third Acquisition Workforce Flash entitled "Planning Your Career" and provides several tools and helpful hints for career planning.  The official Acquisition Workforce Flash can be found on the OFPP InReach Hub on the Acquisition Gateway.  

November 06, 2019 OFPP Acquisition Workforce Flash 1

OFPP has issued Acquisition Workforce Flash 1 which provides guidance on Continuous Learning Opportunities for FY 2020. 

October 03, 2019 New Mandatory Class Added to FAC-C Level I

Effective October 1, 2019, OFPP has added a new mandatory course, FCL-CM-2500 Category Management 101, for FAC-C Level I

May 31, 2019 NEW FAC-C Training Requirements

Beginning October 1, 2019, NEW Federal Acquisition Certification - Contracting (FAC-C) training requirements take place.   

January 17, 2019 FAITAS CL Administrative and LMS Training Access Periods Extended by 60 days!

The following FAITAS deadlines have been extended by sixty days (60) to mitigate the impact that the partial lapse in appropriations has on expiring certifications:


(a) The administrative grace period associated with the Continuous Learning (CL) periods for all certifications; and

(b) FAITAS course access periods, to allow more time to complete necessary training before the course expires.

December 04, 2018 Federal Program and Project Management (FedPM) and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) Community of Practice (CoP)

Interested in Joining the FedPM and/or COR CoPs? Create an OMB MAX account now, and join the FedPM and COR CoPs today! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to connect, network, and collaborate with colleagues from across the federal acquisition community!