Federal Contracting Basics

A Course for Beginners

14 Learning Credits

july 13-14, 2021

Available Live or On-Demand

Are you feeling overwhelmed by Federal contracting? Are you unsure how to navigate through the Federal contracting process?

Take the guesswork out of your job by attending our comprehensive, two-day Federal Contracting Basics course. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the basic framework and core principles governing Federal procurements and will prepare you to respond to the full range of issues that can arise in Federal contracting. 

2 Day Course

9:30am-4:30pm EST

Electronic Training Materials

All your course training materials will be delivered electronically


Meets Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPES) and Continuous Learning Points (CLPS)

CSCM Certification

Federal Contracting Basics is a requirement for completion of the Certified Schedules Contracts Manager (CSCM) certificate program.

NCMA Credit

This courses meets the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs.

HRCI Certification Institute

This courses meets the requirements of the HRCI Certification Institutes continuing education requirements.



Virtual Instructor Led



Key Topics Covered

Our Instructor

Tommy Benton


Tommy Benton is a retired Federal Government employee with the predominance of his service spent working in contracting and acquisition. He was a Senior Procurement Analyst for the U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service in the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Policy Division. He served as the Chief of MAS Policy where he developed and presented multiple training courses on the proper use of the MAS Program through online and classroom presentations and held Level III certifications as FAC-C, FAC-COR, and FAC-PPM

Our Students Say

This was the most comprehensive and clearly presented course I’ve ever attended. The material was understandable and the instructors presented it thoroughly and with great knowledge and advice in Schedule contracting!
Marjorie Love,
Inverness Technologies
Excellent seminar. Will attend future seminars and also send staff!

A. Raphael DeJesus

Federal Contracting Basics

$695 | July 13-14 | 9:30am-4:30pm EST

Our clients

Centre has provided our national recognized training services to a wide range of both government and industry clients.