CQM and QCS Training for Contractors
2023 Construction Quality Management (CQM) and Resident Management Training (RMS 3.0 CM) for
Contractors, Tulsa District
The Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) offers a CQM and RMS 3.0 CM classes in
calendar year 2023 as indicated in the schedule below.
The mutual goal of the Contractor and the Government is to achieve a quality product, executed
safely, on time, and within budget. Quality management succeeds through a partnership between the
Contractor and the Government. The Contractor is responsible for the daily Quality Control (QC) of
the work, while the Government through Quality Assurance (QA) ensures that the Contractor's Quality
Control program is working effectively.
Effective CQM supports worker pride, results in favorable recognition, and has the potential to
increase the Contractor's profit margin.
The CQM course offers prospective QC Managers/ Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM
training requirements specified in USACE and NAVFAC construction contracts. This course must be
taken, and the final test must be passed by any person aspiring to be the QC Manager, or alternate.
The course must be taken/passed within 90 calendar days after construction award. The Contractors
Quality Control (CQC) requirements and the Governments Quality Assurance (QA) roles are reviewed. A
course certificate will be awarded to those who satisfactory complete the training and pass the
final exam. The certificate is valid for a five-year period from the date of the class.
There is no cost for the classes if given by the USACE.
The Contractors can download the Participant Form and Student Manual from the USACE Tulsa District
website Business with Us, Training for Contractors:
Due to the success of the Web Based CQM and RMS Training, USACE Tulsa will continue to offer the
Webex Based CQM Training into the foresee future. Participants will download the Student Manual and
complete the course work prior to completing the CQM course which will be by Webex and exam will be
on Google Forms. All classes will be given by Webex and a link will be emailed out to all
The RMS 3.0 CM class will be held the day after the CQM Course. It will give the certified QC
Managers hands-on training of the software they will be using on-site for administering the
construction contract. The course will show the Contractor what data entry is required, and how RMS
3.0 Contractor Mode (CM) interfaces with the Government Mode (GM) in RMS 3.0. The RMS
3.0 CM program for Contractors class will start at 0900 hours and will end around 1600 hours. Prior
to the RMS 3.0 CM training material will be emailed to the Contractor. The Contractor will be
required to have RMS 3.0 CM program installed on their laptop prior to the RMS 3.0 CM training
All CQM Courses will be held vis WEBEX until further notice, at the following schedule dates and
Date of Class Registration Begins Registration Ends
Jan 10, 2023 Dec 15, 2022 Jan 5, 2023
Mar 7, 2023 Feb 13, 2023 Mar 1, 2023
June 13, 2023 May 08, 2023 June 5, 2023
Aug 15, 2023 July 10, 2023 July 29, 2023
Oct 10, 2023 Sep 1, 2023 Sept 29, 2023
Dec 12, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 Nov 23, 2023
To register for a CQM, RMS 3.0 CM, or both, please download and complete a Participation Form for
each student from this site, and email to Walter Dean, Construction Branch, Tulsa
District. Information is shown below. Walter Dean is Tulsa District Certified Trainer for
Construction Quality Management for Contractors and RMS 3.0 CM. His Information is shown below:
Walter Dean Construction Branch 918-669-7039