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Simplified Acquisition Procedures (Purchasing) Credential

Intended for contracting and purchasing professionals involved in acquiring supplies, services and construction through the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), you’ll learn about the essential skills, procedures and policies pertinent to streamline acquisition methods within DoD. Through an array of online training courses tailored for professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and application skills in simplified acquisition procedures, you’ll boost your knowledge of the foundational concepts in contracting, DoD government charge card training, effective market research practices, understanding Buy American statutes and the application of simplified acquisition procedures outlined in FAR part 13 and DFARS part 213..

Estimated time to complete this credential is 20 hours. Earn up to 22 CLPs.

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ID Title Delivery Method
CON 2370 Simplified Acquisition Procedures Online Training (OLT)
CON 0270 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program Online Training (OLT)
CON 0040 Market Research Online Training (OLT)
CLG 0010 DoD Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Overview Online Training (OLT)
CLC 030 Essentials of Interagency Acquisitions/Fair Opportunity Online Training (OLT)
CLC 011 Contracting for the Rest of Us Online Training (OLT)


The target audience for the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (Purchasing) Credential is primarily Department of Defense military and civilian personnel in Contracting and Purchasing who seek to increase their knowledge and application skills for the acquisition of supplies and services using FAR part 13 and DFARS part 213, Simplified Acquisition Procedures.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 04/14/2023
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com