Procurement

Updated Oregon procurement training certification standards

Read the DAS statewide procurement policy​and procedureto learn about the new Oregon procurement certification requirements, or access any of these resources:

Certification levels and requirements



OPBC certification requirements
  • Complete 75 coursework contact hours:
  • Take and pass the OPBC test with a score of 80% or better. Prepare for the exam using the OPBC exam study guide >>
  • Proof of at least one year of procurement experience. Submit an official position description document that shows class title, description of work performed, and percentage of duties. Non-state agency employees can report experience using this position description form >>
Contact hours must be completed within the last five years to be eligible for certification requirements.

OPBC recertification requirements
Complete 25 training contact hours from any procurement related source. Contact hours must be completed within the last five years to be eligible for recertification requirements.

​****OPIC exam launches August 15, 2019****

OPIC certification requirements
  • Complete 125 coursework contact hours:
  • Take and pass the OPIC test with a score of 80% or better. Prepare for the exam using the OPIC exam study guide >>
  • Proof of a minimum of three years of procurement experience. Submit an official position description document that shows class title, description of work performed, and percentage of duties.
Contact hours must be completed within the last five years to be eligible for certification requirements.

OPIC recertification requirements
Complete 50 training contact hours from any procurement related source. Contact hours must be completed within the last five years to be eligible for recertification requirements.

​****OPAC exam launches early 2020****

OPAC certification requirements
  • Complete 175 coursework contact hours:
  • Take and pass the OPAC test with a score of 80% or better. 
  • Proof of a minimum of five years of procurement experience. Submit an official position description document that shows class title, description of work performed, and percentage of duties.
Contact hours must be completed within the last five years to be eligible for certification requirements.

OPAC recertification requirements
Complete 50 training contact hours from any procurement related source. Contact hours must be completed within the last five years to be eligible for recertification requirements.

Other certificates

Contract Administration Training Certificate
This certificate is designed to meet the requirements of ORS 279A.159 for those who administer a public contract for a state contracting agency. This certificate has no expiration, and this training program replaces the Oregon Contract Administration Certificate (OCAC). View the iLearn description to learn more >>

Questions?

Contact the Training Team
egsps.training@oregon.gov
503-378-5396