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Mandatory Training

All DOE Federal employees and selected groups of contractor employees are required by law to complete specific training requirements:  Federal ethics; employee conduct; human resource management; safety; physical, personal, and information security; and continuity of operations training requirements.  Departmental Heads of Elements may impose additional requirements to meet specific program or functional needs.  For example, all DOE employees with security clearances above basic building entry are required to take an on-line class annually, but that training is administered apart from these classes.  Employees are required to ensure that their training record, which can be accessed through Employee Self-Service, is complete.  Responsible offices use official training records to prepare reports to Congress.  If completed training is not on the record, employees should contact their Program/Staff Element Training Coordinator.

The following charts provide an overview of the mandated training requirements:

All Federal Employees All courses below are available on-line at  the DOE OLC, unless otherwise noted*.
Course Details Cycle Order/Directive Contact
Annual Security Refresher Briefing Headquarters Federal and contractor employees, and other government agency personnel detailed to DOE Headquarters with an access authorization (Q or L badge). 1 hour.  *Course availability is also dependent upon organization and location Annual: Jan – Apr DOE Order 470.4B ASRB
Nonsupervisory/Supervisory Performance Management Training All DOE employees under General Schedule (an similar, e. g. EJ and EK) appointments except for National Nuclear Security Administration and Bonneville Power Administration employees

Within 30 days of Entry on Duty and every 2 years thereafter

DOE Order 331.1C Lorrenda Buckner

Annual Cyber Security Awareness Training

OCIO served Federal and contractor employees. All Federal employees.  1 hour Annual DOE Order 205.1B CyberSecurity
Federal Employee Occupational Safety and Health Training (FEOSH) All Federal employees. 1hour Annual 29 CFR 1960 Elements for Federal Employee Occupational Safety Carlos Coffman
Continuity of Operations Training (COOP) Federal employees Oct-Dec and contractor employees Jan-Apr. 1 hour Annual DOE Order 150.1 Elizabeth Sousa
Annual DOE Ethics Training & Federal Hatch Act Training In general, GS/GM-15 & ES pay band IV and below occupying positions for more than 60 days during reporting period; persons working pursuant to an IPA; nonexempt positions holding a Contracting Officer's Warrant; COR/COTR; purchase card holder with a transactional limit exceeding $3,000; and other employees as required. 1 hour Annual: Oct-Dec 5 C.F.R. Part 2638, Federal Hatch Act Standards of Conduct
Privacy Awareness Course All Federal employees.  1 hour Annual: Apr-Jun Privacy Act & E-Government Act Privacy
Prevention of Sexual Harassment All Federal employees.  1 hour Every 2 years DOE Order 311.1B Sexual Harassment Hotline 202-586-2220
No Fear Act Training All Federal employees.  1 hour Every 2 years No FEAR Act Neil Schuldenfrei
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act All Federal executive agency human resources personnel (USERRA defines "human resources personnel" as any agency personnel "who are authorized to recommend, take, or approve any personnel action") must take training. USERRA covers virtually all managers. Annual Public Law 110-89 Bruce Murray
EEO Training: Non-Supervisors* All Federal supervisors and non-supervisory employees. Can be met through a combination of on-line or classroom training and/or attendance and participation in relevant conferences or special projects. 3 hours Annual DOE Order 311.1B Neil Schuldenfrei
Roadmap: Disability Employment Federal managers, supervisors, human resources professionals, human resources assistants, and staff involved in the recruitment, employment, recommendation, and advancement of employees Annual: Jul-Aug Exec Order 13518 Donna Friend
Veteran Employment Training for Federal Hiring Managers (FHM) Federal managers, supervisors, human resources professionals, human resources assistants, and staff involved in the recruitment, employment, recommendation, and advancement of employees Annual: Jun-Jul Exec Order 13518 Donna Friend
Veteran Employment Training for Federal Human Resources Professionals (FHRP) Federal managers, supervisors, human resources professionals, human resources assistants, and staff involved in the recruitment, employment, recommendation, and advancement of employees Annual: Jun-Jul Exec Order 13518 Donna Friend

 

 

Mandatory Probationary Period Supervisory Training 
Newly appointed first-level supervisors  Must complete a minimum of 80 hours of appropriate training within 2 years of appointment to an initial supervisory position.  A total of 40 hours of supervisory training must be completed within the probationary period by completing the two mandatory courses listed below: 
Course Details Cycle Order/Directive Contact
Supervisory Essentials: Strategies for Success Newly appointed supervisor during the probationary period.  32 hours Before the end of the probationary period DOE Order 360.1C Cheri Dent
 Navigating the Federal Hiring Process Newly appointed supervisor during the probationary period.  8 hours Before the end of the probationary period DOE Order 360.1C Cheri Dent