Continuous Learning Courses

CLP Courses

Our continuous learning courses were designed with our students’ specific needs in mind. Our FAC-P/PM and FAC-COR CLP courses are designed for Federal professionals that have already earned FAC-P/PM or FAC-COR certification who are looking to refresh and extend their knowledge and skill set. We also have courses designed to help FAC-C professionals who need deep insights into the worlds of Program, Project, Acquisition, and Financial Management.

FAC-P/PM CLP Courses

FPM 511: IT Project Management 5 Days (40 Hrs.) 40 CLPs

This FAI-verified FAC-P/PM-IT course addresses the 18 “General” FAC-P/PM-IT Core-Plus Competencies defined by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) as required for certification of project managers of Information Technology projects.  Its focus on the current challenges facing today’s Federal IT program and project managers makes it the perfect course for Mid- and Senior-level FAC-P/PMs who need continuous learning CLP credit, and/or who want to earn their FAC-P/PM-IT certifications.


FPM-410 (C): FAC-P/PM Refresher for Construction Professionals 5 Days (40 Hrs.) 40 CLPs

Designed for Construction/Facilities professionals who have already earned their FAC-P/PM certification, this course provides a 40-hour continuing education course that both refreshes and extends the experienced FAC-P/PM professional’s acquisition skill set, specifically as it relates to Federal Construction / Design projects.


FAC-COR CLP Courses

COR-440: FAC-COR Refresher 5 Days (40 Hrs.) 40 CLPs

This unique course serves to both refresh and extend the Contracting Officer’s Representative’s (COR’s) acquisition and project management skills by combining a comprehensive recap of key FAC-COR concepts with a series of hands-on, exercise- and case-based lessons.


FAC-C CLP Courses

All of our FAC-P/PM courses qualify as FAC-C CLP courses! Visit our FAC-P/PM page to learn more about these courses and how they can help you as a FAC-C professional.

Frequently Asked Questions

Real learning never ends, and this is especially true when it comes to the ever-changing world of Federal Acquisition. We are here to help give you the information you need regarding your FAC-P/PM, FAC-COR, and FAC-C continuous education requirements and training.

Please feel free to call us at 703-224-8242, contact us online, or see the answers below to the most Frequently Asked Questions we receive regarding Continuous Learning.

How do I maintain my FAC-P/PM Certification?

All FAC-P/PM-certified acquisition professionals are required to obtain 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every 2 years in order to maintain their FAC-P/PM certification.

We have a number of courses that can help you meet your CLP requirements, including our newest classes: PPM-410 (IT): FAC-P/PM Refresher for IT Professionals and PPM-410 (C): FAC-P/PM Refresher for Construction Professionals.

Each course is a 5-day class that has been designed specifically with FAC-P/PM certified students in mind - refreshing you on all of key points of the FAC-P/PM Competencies required by FAI, and helping you to extend those concepts as an experienced Federal Program / Project Manager.

How do I maintain my FAC-COR certification?

All acquisition professionals certified with FAC-COR are required to obtain 40 hours of Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every 2 years in order to maintain their FAC-COR certification.

We have a number of courses that can help you meet your CLP requirements, including our newest class, COR-440: FAC-COR Refresher. This interactive 5-day class has been designed specifically with FAC-COR certified students in mind – refreshing you on all of key points of the FAC-COR Competencies, and extending your knowledge and skill set with the use of several hands-on exercises and cases.

How do I maintain my FAC-C certification?

All acquisition professionals certified with FAC-C are required to obtain 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every 2 years in order to maintain their FAC-C certification.

All of our FAC-P/PM courses can help you meet your CLP requirements.  Get CLP credit and FAC-P/PM credits all at the same time!

Do all classes count towards CLP credit?

Yes. All of our classes count towards your CLP credit.

Per the Office of Management Budget (OMB) Memo dated January 20, 2006, CLP credit can be earned in several ways. The following are examples of Continuous Learning Opportunities:

  • Taking training courses related to your professional development (college, classroom, and online-based training)

  • Participating in professional activities such as teaching, publishing articles in professional journals or magazines, developing, presenting, or attending conferences/workshops

Why Choose the FAC Academy?

We pride ourselves on the quality of service we provide to you – from the quality of our course materials and instructors, to each and every encounter you have with our FAC Academy family. We want you to walk away from every experience with us feeling that you have received everything you had hoped for. Our goal is to help you be the best Federal acquisition professional that you can be, and to make it a pleasant (and even fun) experience along the way!

PMI® CREDIT
All FAC Academy FAC-P/PM courses are approved by the
Project Management Institute® (PMI®), and are eligible for
PDU continuing education credit through PMI’s CCRS website.

Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Client satisfaction is our top priority, and our programs consistently receive the highest ratings for course content and quality of instruction.

If you are unsatisfied with a course, please just let us know what we could have done better, and we will refund 100% of your tuition cost.