COR Level I: Basic Contracting for CORs (1 Day) – 8 CLPs 

Course Objective

This introductory course fulfills requirements for FAC-COR Level certification. It is designed for agency personnel who will be CORs or will perform some of the functions of a COR. It is divided into three learning modules (i) Contracting Basics for CORs; (ii) Evaluating Proposals; and (iii) Technical Management. Each learning module comprises several blocks of information that include examples, exercises, and questions.

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the phases of the acquisition process and their role and responsibilities during each phase.

  • Explain key contracting terms and principles.

  • Cite requirements for market research and the essential content of a procurement request.

  • Recognize primary contracting methods and contract types.

  • Appreciate basic policies that affect their acquisition contributions.

  • Cite COR certifications requirements.

  • Prepare for a technical evaluation.

  • Acknowledge do’s and don’ts of the evaluation process.

  • Document adequately technical and cost evaluations.

  • Review and apply a COR appointment letter.

  • Issue within-scope directions.

  • Conduct quality assurance

  • Link their technical reviews contractor billings.

  • Ensure proper and prompt payment of contractor invoices.​


Hours:8 hours are credited for completion of this course. Classroom hours are 8:30 – 4:30.