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DoD Instruction 5000.66 declares that Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position. Members are encouraged to set a goal of achieving 40 CLPs within any 12-month period.
DOD Acquisition Workforce Members
All workforce members are responsible to meet the goal of 40 CLPs each year or the mandatory requirement of 80 CLPs within two years. During an annual review, individuals will meet with their supervisor and discuss the types of continuous learning activities to pursue. Additionally, members should also verify records to ensure that all accomplishments of continuous learning requirements have been recorded.
Supervisors play a key role in continuous learning through the following tasks:
The Components implement procedures that provide appropriate continuous learning activities for their acquisition workforce members. They will perform the following tasks:
Tracking Continuous Learning Points (CLPs)
Execution of the acquisition continuous learning program is at the component/agency level. Each of the DoD components and the 4th Estate Director of Acquisition Career Management have systems in place for tracking CLPs that their workforce members earn. DoD registration sites require you to be on a .MIL domain with your Common Access Card (CAC).
To access your system, select your component/4th Estate link below:
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