Frequently Asked Questions - Buyer Training

What training opportunities are available to me?

Are there training materials available online?

Are there costs associated with attending a training session?

I am the assigned E-Procurement trainer for my entity and would like to conduct refresher training. How do I get started?

I am unable to travel to central training. Does the E-Procurement Team provide onsite training?

 

 What training opportunities are available to me?

Each State agency, K-12 school system, and community college has an assigned NC E-Procurement trainer that can provide new and refresher user training.   Additionally, on a monthly basis, the Department of Administration, Division of Purchase and Contract, holds NC E-Procurement and eQuote training sessions in Raleigh, NC. These classes are open to all NC E-Procurement users.  Interested users are required to register online to participate.

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Are there training materials available online?

Yes, training materials are available to users online and are organized by functional area and topic. The Web-Based Training courses and Job Aids are located under the User Training section of the website. 

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Are there costs associated with attending training sessions?

There is no cost to attend central training sessions; however, availability is limited to a first come first serve basis. Travel and lodging expenses are the responsibility of the trainee.

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I am the assigned NC E-Procurement trainer for my entity and would like to conduct refresher training. How do I get started?

The NC E-Procurement team is available for free onsite training on an as-needed basis. If you would like to discuss available training opportunities and your entity's training needs, please contact the NC E-Procurement Help Desk, 888-211-7440, Option 1. Please note that all onsite training requests should be submitted by your entity's Security Administrator (for State Agencies) or EP Lite Administrator (for Community Colleges and School Systems).

Furthermore, each month the Division of Purchase & Contract (P&C) leads instructor-led training sessions in Raleigh, which are open to all NC E-Procurement users. For more information and to register for courses, please visit P&C's Calendar of Events.

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I am unable to travel to central training. Does the NC E-Procurement Team provide onsite training?

We can provide training over the phone on a one-on-one basis.  In preparation for the phone training, please make sure to have available requisitions and/or eQuotes for entry.  Please contact the E-Procurement Help Desk at 888-211-7440 to schedule a one-on-one training session.

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