FAC‐COR training requirements are found in the OFPP Memo on Revisions to the Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer's Representatives (FACCOR), dated September 6, 2011.

Contracting Officer’s Representatives (COR) play a critical role in ensuring that contractors meet the commitment of their contracts and facilitate proper development of requirements and assist Contracting Officers in developing and managing their contracts. There are 3 levels, that allows for appropriate training and experience for COR’s managing a range of contracts from low‐risk and simple to high‐risk and complex acquisitions. This area describes COR Level II.

What are the requirements?

One year of previous COR experience is required. Experience must be documented and submitted with the application. This level of core is generally appropriate for contract vehicles of moderate to high complexity and risk, including both supply and service contracts. The general requirements are:

  • Complete FCR 201 Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) Level 2 (instructor led courses may have a cost associated with them);
  • OR any combination of the FREE self-paced courses below to meet the 40 CLP requirement:
    • CLC 222 (32 CLPs)
    • CLE 028 (3 CLPs)
    • CLM 031 (3 CLPs)
    • CLC 106 (3 CLPs)
    • CLC 004 (3 CLPs)
    • CLC 005 (2 CLPs)
    • CLC 011 (2 CLPs)
    • CLC 013 (2 CLPs)
    • FAC 065 (3 CLPs)
    • CLC 059 (5 CLPs)
    • CON 0160 (5 CLPs);
  • One hour of Ethics Training (FAC 043, HBS 415 and CLM 003);
  • Complete FAC-COR Resume (download word .doc template);
  • and request approval in CSOD.

NOTE: To pursue a FAC-COR Level II certification, you do not need to hold a FAC-COR Level I Certification.

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