CQM and QCS Training For Contractors

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: 
https://www.swt.usace.army.mil/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 8, 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