CERTIFICATION STANDARDS & CORE PLUS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
PURCHASING  LEVEL1
Type of Assignment  Representative Activities
Purchasing Agent or Supervisory Purchasing Agent   Purchases, rents, or leases supplies, services and equipment through either simplified acquisition procedures or placement of orders against pre-established contractual instruments to support operational requirements
 
Core Certification Standards (Required for DAWIA certification.)
 Acquisition Training   None required
 Functional Training   CON 100  Shaping Smart Business Arrangements
  CON 237  Simplified Acquisition Procedures
  CLC 030  Essentials of Interagency Acquisitions/Fair Opportunity
  CLC 058  Introduction to Contract Pricing
  CLG 001  DoD Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Overview
  CLM 059  Fundamentals of Small Business for the Acquisition Workforce
 Education   Formal education not required for certification
 Experience   1 year of purchasing experience


Core Plus Development Guide (Desired training, education, and experience) Type of Assignment
Training Sup/Pur Agent
  CLC 003 Sealed Bidding
  CLC 004 Market Research
  CLC 009 Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business Program
  CLC 046 DoD Sustainable Procurement Program
  CLC 054 Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (eSRS)
  CLC 055 Competition Requirements
  CLC 062 Intra-Governmental Transactions
  CLC 113 Procedures, Guidance, and Information
  CLG 005 Purchase Card Online System (PCOLS)
  CLM 023 DAU AbilityOne Contracting
  SPS 101 Standard Procurement System and federal Procurement Data System -- Next Generation User
Education
  16 semester hours of undergraduate work with emphasis in business
Experience
  None specified
Notes:
1 The Core Certification Standards section lists the training and/or education and experience REQUIRED for certification at this level for this career field within 24 months of assignment.
2 “(R)” following a course title indicates the course is delivered as resident-based instruction.
3 When preparing your IDP, you and your supervisor should consider the training, education, and experience listed in this Core Plus Development Guide if not already completed.
13 Some continuous learning (CL) modules have been created by extracting lessons in their entirety from a training course. If this is the case for the CL module(s) identified in the above Core Certification Standards, the course from which the CL module was extracted is identified in the “Notes” section of the CL course description and the course can be substituted to meet the certification standard.