Our Acquisition Courses
On-line Courses

Course Support: 03067 984170
09:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday
09:00 - 12:00 Friday 

Some of our on-line courses are self contained; others form part of a blended programme of study, including e-learning, classroom based workshops and other self-study formats.

To find out about programmes of study associated with your particular specialism (e.g. leading to licensing or accreditation) take a look at the communities section of this site, where you will find guidance on what you need to study.

To get an idea of how our on-line courses work, you might like to take a look at the eLearning Walk Through.

If you have any technical enquiries about our e-learning courses please contact us on 03067 984170 or e-mail us at support@dacmt-acquisition.org.uk.

Classroom Based Courses and Workshops

Our classroom based courses range from one day subject introductions to more in-depth practitioner level training. A number of our courses and workshops form part of blended programmes, many of which lead to licences and qualifications.

Our customer service team is based at Abbey Wood in Bristol. Training is delivered at Abbey Wood and Shrivenham, but courses can also be run at customer sites if sufficient demand exists.

To apply for any of our classroom based courses, customers should contact our Customer Services Team:

Central Booking & Enquiries: 030679 84170

Take a look at the Acquisition Course Catalogue to view our portfolio and full course descriptions and dates.

To view the full range of courses delivered by the Defence Academy, please visit www.da.mod.uk/courses.
 About Us

The Centre for Defence Acquisition and Technology (CDAT) is a component within the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and is the MOD’s lead organisation for the development and delivery of high quality education, research and training in the technology, information capability, business skills and acquisition fields.

The Centre aims to enhance the ability of all staff involved in the day to day delivery of Defence objectives by giving them the necessary vocabulary, tools and techniques to be able to operate more effectively and to enhance the delivery of defence capability.

Our Acquisition Training Team provide a range of on-line and classroom based courses which cover the full capability lifecycle from requirements generation through procurement and in-service support to disposal, based on the through life approach. We incorporate the latest in communication and delivery techniques enabling students to achieve their full potential.

Take a look at the Acquisition Course Catalogue (accessed via the courses tab in the top toolbar) to view our portfolio and full course descriptions.

To view the full range of courses delivered by the Defence Academy, please visit www.da.mod.uk/prospectus.

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 Learning Communities

DA-CMT provides a unique opportunity for registered users to access a range of Learning Communities. Registration is free to all users.

It doesn't matter which particular community you are part of - you can access valuable and up to date knowledge and information within any community, in support of your learning.

Once you have registered, you can click on the any of the links above to visit these excellent Learning Communities and see what they have to offer you.
You can also access these learning communities by clicking on the Communities tab at the top of this page and then click on your chosen community.

 Self Development
The Self Development pages contain a selection of resources and tools to support the user whether in a learning environment, conducting professional studies or even in the work place. The contents include:

The CPD Log Book will assist in planning your development and on completion allow you to reflect on your achievements

The guides will provide guidance and advice on the best ways to study online and how best to develop your natural talents