This site provides access to educational resources for Iowa Administrative Code Procurement legislation. Also available is an additional course detailing basic buying procedures for state employees making purchases on behalf of the state.

General Instructions:

1. You must create an account with a username and password in order to access courses and resources. Usernames must consist of six lowercase letters. Passwords must comprise eight characters, include one digit, one uppercase letter, and one special character (such as ! or ?).

2. Upon logging in with your username and password, select Courses from the left navigation pane. For online procurement training, click on Procurement Training Courses. To view additional resources, such as the 2017 DAS CP Policy and Procedures Manual, click on Additional Resources.

3. To begin, from the Course Categories pane on the left side panel of the screen, click on Procurement Training Courses and select the course in which you wish to enroll. On the next screen, click on the Enroll me button, then click Enter on the next screen to begin the course.

4. Upon logging on in the future, you will see a My Courses pane instead of Course Categories on the left panel. All courses in which you have enrolled will be listed. To enroll in additional courses, simply click on All Courses. 

Please note:

  • Participants must complete, and pass all six Iowa Administrative Code courses, along with Buying Basics, prior to attending the Introduction to Procurement Seminar and any further procurement training opportunities.

  • All Procurement Code Training Courses are available under the Category "Procurement Training Courses".

  • Users may also view the DAS CP Policy and Procedures Rollout Presentation, the 2017 DAS CP Policy and Procedures Manual, and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions under the course category "Additional Resources".

  • Once you have completed a course and the associated quiz, be sure to print or take a screen shot of your score to email to the purchasing.mailbox@iowa.gov.  Click on the “Exit activity” button in the upper right corner of the screen (failure to do so will result in a 'failed attempt').

For questions regarding this site, contact DAS Central Procurement Enterprise at purchasing.mailbox@iowa.gov.

For purchasing or procurement training questions, email purchasing.mailbox@iowa.gov or call 515-281-4774.