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White graduation cap icon CON 0820  Critical Concepts in Operational Contract Support

Critical Concepts in Operational Contract Support

This Online Training (OLT) course provides a broad introduction on the use and importance of contractor capabilities in support of combat, post conflict, contingency, or humanitarian and disaster relief operations. It also reviews critical operational contract support (OCS) concepts and policies, standard OCS processes, organization-level responsibilities, and basic OCS program management principles to enable successful implementation and oversight of OCS. This course is appropriate for both acquisition and non-acquisition professionals at all levels, grades, and ranks.





All acquisition and non-acquisition personnel, particularly those assuming duties in an operational setting.


  • 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).