Federal Contractor Certification
Government buyers are looking for what you have to sell!
There are $billions in opportunities to sell to the government. Be among the first to certify and position yourself to take advantage of these lucrative opportunities. (Nebraska is one of only nine states piloting this program!)
Gain a competitive advantage!
With certification your company will be more likely to win a government contract
You will demonstrate to federal contracting personnel that you have the knowledge and skills to lead your business in performing successfully on a government contract.
ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION
The Federal Contracting Certification online course offers the most up-to-date federal contracting content. This program was designed to meet the demands of American business owners and professionals and will be routinely updated to reflect legislative changes and new developments.
The training program is delivered online and consists of 40 hours of coursework and an on-site final exam. Once registered, you may take the course at your own pace. After successfully completing the course and exam, you will receive a lapel pin, certification logo for your business and a certificate of completion.
WHO WILL BENEFIT
Established businesses who wish to compete successfully for federal contracts and have a basic knowledge of prerequisites.
In level one you will cover:
Business development, market research, marketing practices
How to read, understand and respond to a solicitation
Overview of contracting
Changes, terminations, protests
Pricing, accounting structure, DCAA audits
Bid evaluation and award, quality assurance standards
Introduction to Wide Area Workflow (WAWF)
Ethics, conflict of interest
View all Level One Modules (PDF)
Optional advanced levels to the program will culminate in a Gold Certification for your company that advertises the highest level of expertise.
Level Two: Teaming, Joint Ventures and Legal Issues
Level Three: Industry Specific Issues, Regulations and Policies
Level Four: Special Certifications, Large Contract Vehicles
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
This program is free to all.
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This program is a joint venture of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) and the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) with the help of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU).