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White graduation cap icon ACQ 0200  Item Unique Identification (IUID)

Item Unique Identification (IUID)

This multi-disciplinary Online Training (OLT) course provides workforce members with an introduction to item unique identification (IUID), which is a system and methodology for applying a permanent, globally unique item identifier (UII) to DoD assets that meet one or more specific conditions. Course coverage includes basic tenets, contracting for IUID, deciding on what/when/how to mark, ensuring mark quality, and using the mark for serialized item management (SIM) and other purposes.





Defense Acquisition Workforce members, including but not limited to life cycle logisticians, engineering & technical management professionals, program managers, contracting personnel, property managers, business and financial managers, cost estimators, and others involved in life-cycle material management.


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).