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White graduation cap icon CLE 065  Standardization Documents

Standardization Documents

The goal of this online training (OLT) course is to provide the student with knowledge of the standardization documents managed within the Department of Defense (DoD). This course covers technical details of the specific purpose of each type of document; how to distinguish each type of document based on the document identifier; general rules for stating requirements in standardization documents; policy regarding the adoption and use of Non-Government Standards; and format and content requirements for Commercial Item Descriptions, Defense Specifications, Defense Standards, and Defense Handbooks. This course also provides an introduction to Federal Standards, Federal Specifications, and Guide Specifications.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

None

PREDECESSOR COURSES

TARGET AUDIENCE

Members of the acquisition workforce learning about DoD standardization documents

NOTES

  • 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).