About this course

The course  details the application of regulations for single source contracting in the MOD within the framework of the Defence Reform Act 2014 and associated secondary legislation.

The course commences with identification of a Qualifying Defence Contract (QDC) and each subsequent session identifies the impact of the individual areas of the regulations. The course uses syndicate exercises to consolidate and practice learning.

The training is essential for all MOD commercial officers who are involved with, or require a good understanding of, QDC.

What you will learn

By the end of the course you will:

  • understand the details of a QDC
  • develop a thorough understanding of the individual elements of the Single Source Contract Regulations (SSCR)
  • understand the impact of the regulations on both the MOD and industry
  • have the confidence to let and manage an MOD single source contract
How this course will help your career

This course provides essential knowledge for anyone involved in contracting for the MOD through a single source. The MOD's overall performance with regard to the legislation is closely monitored and reported to Parliament. On an individual basis, failure to comply with specific elements of the legislation can result in criminal prosecution.

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Who can attend this course
Military
Before you attend

Before attending this course, a basic awareness of the Defence Reform Act 2014, and the Single Source Contract Regulations (SSCR) will be of benefit; the SSPR-Awareness course is recommended for this purpose.

Please note this course is not open to industry except in non-MOD closed groups.

Delegates wishing to book on this course must ensure that prior to booking their personal HMRS account is up to date including a full work postal address and mail point.

Courses run at various locations please ensure you check the location prior to booking.

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How the course will be taught
Online (Virtual)
How you will be assessed

There is no assessment for this course.

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