Active, Reserve and Guard Officers: Commission officers (03 – 04) must have been accessed into Functional Area 51, completed all current DAWIA level 1 contracting certification standards.
Must be GS-9-11 and level 1 certified in contracting and be assigned to a Career Program 14 position.
Active, Reserve and Guard Non-Commissioned Officers:
Non-Commissioned officers must have a 51C MOS, completed all current DAWIA level 1 contracting functional training requirements, have an associate’s degree OR 60 semester credit hours (with a minimum of 24 semester hours in accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization management), and have a minimum of two years of operational contracting experience.
MOS 51C noncommissioned officers are encouraged to review the “Department of the Army Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Career Management Field (CMF) Certification and Acquisition Corps Membership Policy and Procedures” document for current information regarding MOS 51C NCO accreditation and certification requirements. This document is available at https://asc.army.mil.
Security Clearance Requirement: Secret.
NCOs requiring a security clearance must contact the US Army Acquisition Support Center, ATTN: NCO Proponent, CMF 51 and MOS
51C, 9900 Belvoir Road, Suite 201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5567.
Phone: (256) 824-4548
Army Acquisition Center of Excellence
ATTN: AACoE, CTC
1410 Ben Graves Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816