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Acquisition workforce members from across the 4th Estate often ask: "How do I register for training?"" The simplest answer is to log into the Defense Acquisition Talent Management System (DATMS) at, navigate to My Career | (DAU Training) Apply for Training, and follow the instructions.

DATMS How-To Videos

DATMS: How to Update DATMS Profile

All DATMS users should regularly review and update their profile, particularly to ensure their email and supervisor are correct.

DATMS: Identify DAU Online Training

Users who are not sure whether their training is resident or online can use this one-pager to clarify the type of training.

DATMS: How to Submit a Certification Request

Simple 1-2-3 instructions on submitting a certification request in DATMS

DATMS: How to Submit Continuous Learning (CL) Point Request

Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) for DAU courses will be automatically added to the user’s Career Brief. Follow these instructions to submit CLP requests for training registered for outside DATMS/CSOD.

DATMS: How to Guides for Equivalency & Fulfillment Requests

Guidance includes details about how to submit equivalency & fulfillment requests, including helpful hints on submitting a complete fulfillment package.

DATMS: Travel Management Overview

In August, 2018, the Travel Management module was updated. This overview includes information on highlighted features, the travel process, and explanations about funding status messages.

Training Registration in DATMS

In August, 2018, the Training Registration Management module was updated. This overview includes information on highlighted features of those updates.

DATMS Enhancement Request Form (for Quota/Workforce Managers Only)

A form for 4th Estate agency quota/workforce managers (only) to submit suggested system requests and feature updates to DATMS.

DAU's Virtual Campus (CSOD)

Registration for all online DAU training will take place in DAU’s new Virtual Campus, CSOD. If you have taken a DAU course before, your account information will be available in DAU and you will login using your username and password or your CAC. If you have never taken a DAU course before, you will need to create a profile. The 4th Estate DACM office doesn't control the CSOD environment. If you have any issues with CSOD, please reach out to the DAU help desk at [email protected].

The DAU Virtual Campus (CSOD) can be found at:

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