ULC Course Description

Control Number: 366
Course Number: 41CCA01A
CEUs: 3.1     PDHs: 31.0     LUs: 0.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 3.0     CEHs: 0.0
The course objective is to provide students with the fundamentals of the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition process as it relates to administration of fixed-price construction contracts. The primary focus of the course is post-award contract administration, but the course includes pre-award coordination and review for field-level personnel. As an introductory course, it also serves as a developmental link between the members of the Project Delivery Team through the project life cycle.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the authorities and responsibilities of the contracting organization; recognize the statutory and regulatory requirements to ensure competition, proper contract type, and acquisition planning; identify the requirements for pre-award planning to construction contracts; identify the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the project management team; interpret the requirements of Labor Standards law to construction contracts; interpret the rules of contract contained in the specification clause; identify the purpose of the contractor's accident prevention plan; explain construction management policies as it pertains to quality control and quality assurance; identify the basic concepts of price, cost, technical, profit, and analysis; identify the process for preparing for and holding negotiations; identify the requirements to process construction progress payment; define the policy and requirements for contract completion and closeout; and identify conditions for contract termination and the conditions of the dispute clause.

Nominees must be assigned to occupational series: selected 0340, 0800, 0905, 1100, 1102: GS-05 and above. Experience: 0-3 years in the construction function and actively engaged in the field administration of fixed-price construction contracts. Nominees should possess a knowledge of the post- award construction contract process. This course is also for those in other series actively and directly involved in the construction contract process.


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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
10Jacksonville, FL6/13/20226/17/20220
11Sacramento, CA7/11/20227/15/20220
12Online, __8/15/20228/19/20220
13Online, __9/12/20229/16/20220