Mandatory Trainings for Other Special Groups

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The tables below provide a basic listing of mandatory and regulatory training for Other Special Groups of employees including contractors. Additional requirements may exist for your specific bureau that are not listed here.  Please contact your bureau level training offices or Human Resources office for more information.

Some trainings include hyperlinks. These are for Federal employees, contractors and other special groups that have access to our Learning Management System (LMS). Accessing the hyperlinks will require you to login.

There may not be hyperlinks for all the trainings. For trainings without hyperlinks, please contact the office listed. If no office is listed, please consult with your Supervisor.

Mandated Training for Other Special Groups



Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)


Contract Officer (CO) Training (NonDoD) 


Contract Technical Representative (COTR) or Contract Officer Representative (COR) 

As required to retain certification

DEO Annual Ethics Training (AET)

AET Required for Financial Disclosure Filers and Other Covered Employees Only

To determine if you require AET, please contact your Deputy Ethics Counselor  


Fleet Card Training for A/OPCs

Fleet Card Training for Approving Officials

Fleet Card Training for Card Holders

Every 3 years

Insider Threat Awareness Training  

Within 30 days of initial employment, EOD, or following the granting of access to classified information; Annually

Occupational Health and Safety 

Executive Order 12196; and 29 CFR 1960 

Contact your Bureau Safety Office

Initially and Annually

Purchase Card Training for A/OPCs

Purchase Card Training for Approving Officials

Purchase Card Training for Card Holders

Every 3 years 

Role-Based Security Training (RBT-Security)


Role-Based Privacy Training (RBT-Privacy)


Telework Training for Employees 

Before an employee can Telework

Transit Benefit Integrity Training (for those that use the transit benefit)


Travel Card Training for A/OPCs

Travel Card Training for Approving Officials

Travel Card Training for Card Holders

Every 3 years 

Veteran Employment Training for Federal Hiring Managers and HR Professionals - Executive Order 13518, Sec 3(c) 

Initially and Annually


Updated 02/09/2021

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