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Training and Development Resources

Mandatory Training

Want to know which courses are mandatory for you to take? Go to the web-based Mandatory Training Inventory to obtain your personal training profile.

See Frequently Asked Questions for information about the Mandatory Training Inventory.

For more information on specific training for your position or IC, please also contact your immediate supervisor.

IC Training Programs:

Note: If your IC has a training program that you would like to have linked from the NIHTC site, email NIHTC at

Training Policy Resources

    Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 410
    Part 410 of 5 CFR is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register on training. Part 410 represents the general and specific requirements for training in Government agencies.
  • Title 5, United States Code, Chapter 41, Training
    Chapter 41 of Title 5, US Code, codifies the provisions of the Government Employees Training Act (GETA).
  • Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 412
    Part 412 of 5 CFR is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register on training. Part 412 of 5 CFR addresses developing executives, managers, and supervisors in the Government.
  • Training Policy Handbook: Authorities and Guidelines
    This OPM handbook covers the essential legal information needed for human resource development professionals and managers to make decisions on the management and implementation of training programs for agency personnel. The information presented is general in nature and must be interpreted within the context of individual agency policies and circumstances.
  • Human Resource Development Flexibilities
    OPM guidance on ways to support Title 5 employees' training and development with examples of flexibilities in current Federal training law and regulations.
  • Executive Order No. 11348 (1967)
    This E.O. provides agency heads and OPM with additional information on how GETA is to be carried out. It was amended by Executive Order No. 12107 (1978). The order emphasizes the importance of using effective interagency training programs to meet common needs across Government and requires that employees be selected equitably for training.
  • Executive Order No. 13111 (1999)
    This E.O. establishes the President's Task Force on Federal Training Technology, directs Federal agencies to take certain steps to enhance employees' training opportunities through the use of technology, and creates an Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities.
  • EEOC Notice No. 915.022
    Guidance on "New Age" Training Programs which Conflict with Employees' Religious Beliefs.
  • Office of Federal Procurement Policy Letter No. 97-01
    Guidance on procurement systems education, training, and experience requirements for acquisition personnel.
  • OPM Training Policy and Guidance
  • NIH Delegations of Authority Database



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