Training and Scope Reviews

The OASIS Program offers two main types of training:

Before issuing task orders using OASIS or OASIS SB, Federal Contracting Officers (COs) must complete training and receive a Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA). Training sessions last approximately 90 minutes and some venues will offer Continuous Learning Points (CLPs).

What does the training cover?

  • Basic Contact Information;
  • Scope;
  • Ordering process;
  • Roles and responsibilities; and
  • Resources.

Who should attend?

1102 Series Personnel only. This includes:

  • Contract Specialists (CSs);
  • Contracting Officers (CORs); and
  • Contract Review Officials.

Attend DPA Training

To issue orders, you must hold a DPA

Step 1: Receive DPA Training

  • Register for web-based training- Once registration is approved by the OASIS staff, you will receive an email confirmation for the upcoming class.
  • Request in-person training- To request live training for 25 or more people email OASISDPA@GSA.Gov. When arranging training for a group, please indicate how many plan to attend in the email.
  • Online DAU training class- search FAC 152

Step 2: Receive DPA Certificate

  • DPA is for Warranted COs
  • If you registered and have a warrant, you will receive a DPA
  • If you did not register, you will receive an email asking you to request a DPA
  • If you took online training, you will need to request a DPA via OASISDPA@GSA.Gov (please include your training certificate)
  • If you get a warrant after receiving training, you can request a DPA by emailing OASISDPA@GSA.Gov

Important Notes:

  • DPA is non transferable
  • DPA is an individual authority
  • We will support expedited DPA requests, we will never be the reason you cannot complete an action

This is nonmandatory training about the overall structure, features, and benefits of the OASIS program. Training sessions last approximately 60 minutes.

What does the training cover?

  • Program Overview;
  • Scope;
  • Features;
  • Benefits; and
  • Resources.

Who should attend?

All non-1102 Series Personnel. This includes:

  • Contracting Officer's Representatives (COR);
  • Program Managers (PM) and staff;
  • Business Development Representatives; and
  • Customer Account Representatives.

To view the listing of departments and agencies who’s warranted Contracting Officers have received the OASIS Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) and who have trained Contract Specialists, see this OASIS DPA Location by Dept Agency [XLSX - 902 KB] with department name, agencies within that department, and location.

GSA offers an optional OASIS scope review that analyzes the scope and Pool assignment of your proposed requirement.

To request a scope review you must:

  1. Complete the OASIS Scope Review Request Form(OSRRF) [DOCX - 62 KB]. Save and rename the file using the Project Name
  2. Use the OASIS NAICS Code definitions document to choose the NAICS code representing the principle purpose of your requirement
  3. Input that NAICS code and corresponding pool in the Primary NAICS field of the OSRRF. Example for military engineering: “NAICS 541330 Exception A (Pool 3)”
  4. Complete your Statement of Work (SOW)
  5. Complete your Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) using your Agency’s government estimate with labor categories and hours template or generated using the OASIS Price Estimating Tool
  6. Email the completed OSRRF, SOW and IGCE to Use the same project name used in the completed OSRRF for the email subject line

We cannot complete the scope review until the completed OSRRF, SOW and IGCE have been received. Note: If you do not hear back within five business days of submitting all documents, email for update.

Last Reviewed: 2020-05-07