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Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA)


Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer's Representatives Training

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FAC-COR Level I Training

The FAC-COR Level l course is an eight-hour, self-paced, interactive e-learning training.  This is the foundational course of the FAC-COR certification series.  The course will provide participants with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to properly execute basic COR responsibilities such as acquisition planning, market research, ethical decision-making, and contract and performance management.  Aligned with the FAI COR Level I Competencies and Performance Outcomes (January 23, 2013), the course provides the foundation, knowledge, and capabilities required of Level l CORs in the VA and throughout the federal government.  This course is offered weekly for reservation purposes only.  You will receive your login information on the start date of your class.

Course Length:  8 hours
VA Employee Course Cost:  None
Registration:  FAITAS FCR104
Course Delivery:  Self-Paced via VAAA Blackboard site

FAC-COR Level II Training

The FAC-COR Level II course is a highly engaging, interactive, instructor-led online class, held four hours per day for eight days.  The virtual course is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to properly execute the COR responsibilities such as acquisition planning, market research, and contract performance management.  These skills will ensure that the acquisition workforce continues its mission of providing a full range of innovative, cost-effective business solutions and responsive services tailored to meet the ongoing and emerging needs of our customers.  The 32-hour online course consists of several modes of instruction to include lecture, webinar, individual and group exercises and discussion, taking elements from both instructor-led and web-based training.  The training is centered on a toolkit for everyday use to support future COR tasks and responsibilities.  Participants will gain necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to apply COR practices in real-world situations.  At the completion of the course, participants will possess a clear understanding of how to fulfill obligations as a level II COR, and will receive a training certificate of completion which can be used to fulfill 32 hours of COR Level II training requirements.

Course Length:  8 class days 4 hours per day
VA Employee Course Cost:  None

For COR Level II courses access the COR Course Schedule.

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