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DoD Instruction 5000.66 declares that Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position. Members are encouraged to set a goal of achieving 40 CLPs within any 12-month period.
DOD Acquisition Workforce Members
All workforce members are responsible to meet the goal of 40 CLPs each year or the mandatory requirement of 80 CLPs within two years. During and annual review, individuals will meet with their supervisor and discuss the types of continuous learning activities to pursue. Additionally, members should also verify records to ensure that all accomplishments of continuous learning requirements have been recorded.
Supervisors play a key role in continuous learning through the following tasks:
Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
The Director ensures that implementation of the Continuous Learning policy for DCAA workforce members complies with continuing education standards established for auditors by the Government Accountability Office, and consistent with existing procedures and practices for meeting the current standards of the agency.
The Components implement procedures that provide appropriate continuous learning activities for their acquisition workforce members. They will perform the following tasks: