Government Contracting Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) - Comprehensive Course

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) - Comprehensive Course

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  • Duration: 1

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This course begins by providing an overview of the rules and regulations associated with the Federal Acquisition Regulation, known as the FAR for short. In this course, you will learn about FAR subchapters and clauses and you will learn how supplements work. You will also learn the consequences of not complying with the FAR.

Next, this course introduces the Truth and Negotiations Act (TINA). In this course you will learn the purpose of TINA and the criteria that must be met to be in compliance with the Act.Also, this course outlines FAR subpart 9.5. In this course you will learn what this section of FAR covers and the responsibilities of contracting officers. You will also learn about some of the problems faced by contractors and how those conflicts can be resolved.

Finally, this course discusses the Procurement Integrity Act, as outlined in section 3.104 of the FAR. In this course you will learn what is covered under the procurement integrity provisions of the FAR and the three major provisions in the Act. You will also learn about some of the responsibilities of agencies and bidders and the penalties that result from violating this section of the FAR.


Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the FAR, what it does, and how it works.
  • Discuss the eight subchapters of the FAR.
  • Describe the purpose of the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA).
  • Summarize the specific criteria that must be met for contracts and subcontracts to be in compliance with TINA.
  • Identify how cost or pricing data effects TINA
  • Describe the four common situations outlined in FAR 9.505 that make things difficult for contractors.
  • Outline how conflicts are resolved.- Summarize the Procurement Integrity Act.
  • Describe the three major provisions of the Procurement Integrity Act
  • Describe the two types of information that have been banned from disclosing or obtaining.
  • Outline the various types of source selection information (SSI).
  • Describe some of the penalties that result from violating the procurement integrity requirements of the FAR.

Topics Covered

This course focuses on the following topics:

  • FAR Subchapters, Clauses, ad Supplements
  • FAR and the Truth and Negotiations Act (TINA)
  • Criteria and Compliance
  • Cost or Pricing Data
  • Organizational and Consultant Conflicts of Interest
  • Far Subpart 9.5
  • FAR 3.104: Procurement Integrity


No prerequisites are required prior to taking this course.


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Quiz Information

Quizzes are not required in this course to move on to the next lesson.



This course is intended to provide a preparatory understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Therefore, this couse does not require a final exam or assessment.

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