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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.

Estimated time to complete this credential is 45 hours. Earn up to 50 CLPs.

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ID Title Delivery Method
CON 0130 Services Acquisition Online Training (OLT)
CON 0040 Market Research Online Training (OLT)
CLE 028 Market Research for Engineering and Technical Personnel Online Training (OLT)
ACQ 265 Mission-Focused Services Acquisition Classroom (CLRM)
ACQ 1650 Defense Acquisition of Services Online Training (OLT)


Acquisition workforce members participating as a core member of a Services Acquisition Multi-Functional Team

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 10/01/2019
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • This credential requires the completion of a classroom (CLRM) and/or a Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) course: ACQ 265/ACQ 265V. Priority for CLRM/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 https://dau.csod.com