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Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA)

 

Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C)

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The Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Program is for Federal acquisition workforce members performing contracting and procurement activities and functions.  The January 20, 2006 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum External link to a government website established requirements for the program.  The May 7, 2014 OMB Memorandum External link to a government website, which became effective October 1, 2014, contained subsequent revisions to the standards.

The Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) governs the program.  FAC-C requirements are located on the FAI Certification and Career Development External link to a government website website.  Each agency has an Acquisition Career Manager (ACM) who administers the certification components. Visit the FAI website External link to a government website for a listing of federal Acquisition Career Managers by federal agency.