Requesting APTAC Training Credits

Before you begin- Check our Approved Training List!

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Go to List of Training previously submitted and approved by other members


  • If your Training is already on the list, simply send documentation (certificate, etc.)* of completion to No further action is required.


Requesting Approval For Training

  • What Training is Eligible for Credit? Training which supports your ability to perform under the SCAA, as outlined by APTAC’s Body of Knowledge.
  • What Training would NOT be Eligible? Examples of training topics that will not be approved include:
    • NEW! Beginning January 1, 2021, training older than 90 days not eligible
    • Training that the PTAC provides for clients
    • New member type program information
    • PTAC strategic planning or internal program matters
    • Quick Books
    • SBA loan processing
    • Internal PTAC processes
    • Website development
  • What Sources are Acceptable? The instructor must have a title and position demonstrating his/her primary expertise in or responsibility for government acquisition, advocacy for small business, or management of a PTAC. Examples could include a representative of a government agency, prime contractor, or an experienced procurement professional. PTAC personnel qualify as trainers when conducting formal training at an APTAC national conferences or at approved training events.


Steps to Take

For Single session training, i.e., a webinar, seminar, or workshop primarily on one topic:.Download Training LIst button

  • Fill out the appropriate template (select the button to the right), providing the information requested either in the boxes provided or attached as additional pages.
  • Save the material in a single .pdf document. You will be asked to upload this document when you submit your request.
  • Be prepared to upload completion certificate or other documentation of attendance, such as a confirmation email, scanned copy of agenda, etc.  Your completion documentation should be saved as a separate .pdf document.
  • Scroll down and click the “I’m Ready to Submit My ATC Request” button below: fill out the form, upload the requested documents, and submit!


For a Multi-session or multi-day training, i.e., a training conference; multi-day ESI, DAU CON, or residential course; or a college course:ATC request.multiple button

  • Download and complete the template to the right, providing the information requested
  • Save the material in the excel format.
  • Make sure you have a completion certificate or other documentation of attendance, such as a confirmation email, scanned copy of agenda, etc. Your completion documentation should be saved as a separate  document.
  • Send the excel template and your completion documentation to (do not use the system below to submit).


After you’ve submitted

  • The ATC Approval Committee will review your request within 21 days.
  • All relevant training other than APTAC national training is assigned credit at the rate of 2 hours training = 1 ATC.
  • A primary BOK topic will be designated for your training. This may be used to fulfill CPP Certification requirements
  • You will be notified by email if more information is needed as well as the final approval or denial of your request for ATCs. In the case of a denial, an explanation will be provided..

Questions? Contact us at


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