CERTIFICATION STANDARDS & CORE PLUS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  LEVEL1
Type of Assignment  Representative Activities
CIO Office   Identifies and describes the following: policies, laws, and regulations; emerging IT acquisition strategies; best practices; IT-related performance measures and quality management; capital planning and investment control; acquisition planning, solicitation, and administration; and information assurance/cybersecurity.
Central Design Activity (CDA)   Identifies and describes the following: basic concepts of software engineering and development activities; enterprise architecture; best practices; IT systems engineering; information assurance/cybersecurity; IT-related technologies; test and evaluation processes; and verification and validation processes.
Project Office/Field Activities   Identifies and describes the following: IT program management approaches; emerging IT acquisition strategies; best practices; IT-related performance measures and quality management; acquisition planning, solicitation, and administration; information assurance/cybersecurity; test and evaluation processes; verification and validation processes; and fielding and sustaining IT systems.
 
Core Certification Standards (Required for DAWIA certification.)
 Acquisition Training   ACQ 101  Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
 Functional Training   ISA 101  Basic Information Systems Acquisition
 Education   Formal education not required for certification
 Experience   1 year of acquisition experience in information technology


Core Plus Development Guide (Desired training, education, and experience) Type of Assignment
Training CIO Off CDA PO/Fld Act
  BCF 103 Fundamentals of Business Financial Management    
  CLB 007 Cost Analysis  
  CLB 009 Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution and Budget Exhibits  
  CLB 023 Software Cost Estimating
  CLB 042 Cost Risk and Uncertainty Analysis
  CLC 011 Contracting for the Rest of Us
  CLE 004 Introduction to Lean Enterprise Concepts
  CLE 015 Continuous Process Improvement Familiarization
  CLE 041 Software Reuse
  CLE 063 Capability Maturity Model-Integration (CMMI)
  CLL 004 Life Cycle Logistics for the Rest of Us
  CLM 071 Introduction to Data Management
  CLV 016 Introduction to Earned Value Management
  ENG 101 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
  LOG 100 Life Cycle Logistics Fundamentals
  STM 101 Introduction to Science and Technology Management  
  TST 102 Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation  
Education
  Baccalaureate degree, preferably with a major in computer science, information systems management, business administration, cybersecurity or a related field
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.