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Procurement Training and Certification
About Training
A Mission for the Department of Administrative Services

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) provides training and certification and certificate programs that improve state procurement practices. Procurement Services is charged with the responsibility to implement these programs for Oregon procurement personnel. 

Mission Statement
To provide and promote relevant training, education, and certification/certificate opportunities to Oregon employees with procurement responsibilities.

Program Goals:
  1. Improve purchasing and contracting outcomes in state agencies by improving competencies of Oregon employees with purchasing and contracting responsibilities.
  2. Promote responsible expenditure of public funds within delegated and statutory authority.
  3. Develop a training program responsive to the missions and needs of multiple agencies.
  4. Train and certify Oregon procurement employees.
  5. Monitor the quality of the training, revise and add additional training as necessary to carry out the State’s procurement training and certification/certificate programs.

Who is the target audience for this training?

All State of Oregon and local government employees with procurement responsibilities. Employees with purchasing responsibilities are encouraged to take advantage of the training that is appropriate for individual professional and agency contracting needs.

Successful Completion of the Program

Participants may attend classes to develop or enhance their professional skills.