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FAC-COR Certification

FAC-COR Certification

The Office of Procurement Policy (OFPP) has revised the certification requirements for CORs, establishing a three-tiered training program for civilian agencies as reflected in the OMB Memorandum dated September 6, 2011. Please visit the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) www.fai.gov for complete information regarding FAC-COR Certification requirements.

NPI, Inc. has established its COR Academy® to assist CORs in fulfilling their training requirements. We provide a variety of courses to meet all COR training needs.

 

NPI Class TitleNPI Course Hours/CLPsFAC-COR Training Requirement

LEVEL I

 

COR Training – Level I

8 Hours

8 Hours

COR Training – Level I (Distance Learning)

8 Hours (On-Line)

 

 

LEVEL II

 

COR Training – Level II

32 Hours

40 Hours (Cumulative)

COR Training – Level II [1]

40 Hours

 

 

LEVEL III

 

COR Training – Level III

20 Hours

60 Hours (Cumulative)

     

CONTINUOUS LEARNING

 

COR Refresher [2]

40 Hrs/CLPs (Avail. in 16)

Level I = 8 CLPs/2 Years
Levels II & III = 40 CLPs/2 Yrs

COR Refresher – (Distance Learning)

8 Hrs/CLPs (On-Line)

 

Advanced COR Training

40 Hours/CLPs

 

 


[1] NPI’s COR Training Level II (40 Hours) course holds college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE) as follows: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Business Administration, Public Administration, Acquisition, Procurement, or Purchasing. This course also holds an Equivalency Rating from the Defense Acquisition University (DAU).

 

2 NPI’s COR Refresher (40 Hours) holds college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE) as follows: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Business Administration, Public Administration, Acquisition, Procurement, or Purchasing.

 


Please contact COR-Academy@npi–training.com, to inquire about course availability.

NPI, Inc. recommends that all students consult with their Agency's Acquisition Career Manager (ACM) regarding the training requirement of their personal career path.