Mandatory Face-to-Face training and Newcomers/On-Boarding Brief for USAG Fort Bragg Soldiers and Civilians is available on the first Tuesday of each month at Pope Field Training Annex (Bldg. 372). Contact your Directorate Training Coordinator for information regarding training start times for brief and for scheduling OPEX Training.  The below lists provide further information regarding AR 350-1, DoD, and IMCOM requirements for annual mandatory training, supervisor training, and employee newcomer requirements.  
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Mandatory Face-to-Face Training

  • Army Substance Abuse (ASAP): ASAP training provides alcohol and drug education and prevention to Soldiers & Civilians. Training includes information regarding the USAG Bragg Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP is a voluntary, work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/or work related problems. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 40 min
  • Suicide Prevention: Training provides resources for assisting in saving another's life from self-harm. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 30 min
  • Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP): TARP is a DA requirement to report any incident of known or suspected espionage, international terrorism, sabotage, subversion, theft or diversion of military technology, information systems, intrusions, and unauthorized disclosure of classified information. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 40 min
  • Sexual Harassment / Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Program: The SHARP refresher training is part of Army Directive 2018-23 and it identifies the prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault as a critical readiness issue and asserts the importance of leadership building a positive command climate that emphasizes the Army Values and ensures all Soldiers and civilians are treated with dignity and respect. Requirement: Annual Time to Complete: 40 min
  • Operation Excellence (OPEX) Customer Service Training: IAW IMCOM OPORD 18-107: Service Culture Campaign, OPEX training is required for both new employees and supervisors. New employees are required to take the initial OPEX training within 90 days of entry of duty and annually thereafter. Supervisors must complete both the employee OPEX and OPEX for Leaders.
  • Operation Excellence (OPEX) Customer Service Training: IAW IMCOM OPORD 18-107: Service Culture Campaign, OPEX training is required for both new employees and supervisors. New employees are required to take the initial OPEX training within 90 days of entry of duty and annually thereafter. Supervisors must complete both the employee OPEX and OPEX for Leaders. Training Coordinators can schedule with Training Integration Branch’s Training Program Support Specialist.

    Mandatory On-line Training

      • Mandatory Online Training (AR 350-1)

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        • Anti-Terrorism Level 1 Training ⚠- meets annual requirement outlined in DoDi 2000.16. Purpose is to increase awareness of terrorism, improve ability to apply personal protective measures, and provide further resources. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 2 hrs
        • Combat Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) ⚠ - Purpose is to increase awareness of TIP. Requirement: One time; Time to Complete: 1.5 hours
        • Constitution Day ✪ - Training is located on the U.S. DoD U.S. Constitution website and provides an understanding of the U.S. Constitution. Federal civil servants have an obligation to understand and appreciate the U.S. Constitution and the role everyone plays in providing common defense. (Note: No CAC required and Adobe flash player is no longer operational, reading through the slide presentation is sufficient for completion). Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 30 min
        • EEO/No Fear ⚠ - provides education on Equal Employment Opportunity, Army anti-harassment policy, No FEAR and Prohibited personnel practices, including whistleblower protection laws. Register for the course in ATRRS (either EEO Anti-Harassment & No Fear for Non-Supv EEO-203A or EEO Anti-Harassment & No Fear for Supervisors EEO-203B). Once registration is approved, locate training located on ALMS website. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 2 hrs
        • INFOSEC ⚠ - Training provides an understanding of the information systems security policies, roles, responsibilities, practices, procedures, and concepts. Local course on ALMS. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 30 min
        • Ethics ✪ - Training required for all new employees during the on-boarding process. Requirement: One-time; Time to Complete: 15 min
        • OPSEC ✪ - Interactive web-course providing operational security awareness and information on how to protect unclass information regarding operations and personal information. Training located at the Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) website. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 2 hrs
        • Risk Management Civilian Basic Course (DL) ⚠ - Course is required for civilian employees and assists individuals in properly analyzing environments/training/missions/duties for potential hazards. Provides proper methods and techniques needed to mitigate hazards. Register for the Risk Management Civilian Basic Course 2G-F104_DL course in ATRRS. Once registration is approved, locate training on ALMS. Requirement: One-time; Time to Complete: 4 hrs
        • Employee Safety Course ⚠ - Required for all non-supervisory employees. Locate training on ALMS. Requirement: One-time; Time to Complete 3hrs.
        • Information Assurance-Cyber Awareness Challenge 2021 ✪ - Authorized users of DoD information systems are required to take the initial and annual DoD Cyber Awareness Challenge training prior to gaining access. Choose DoD Cyber Awareness Training – Take Training. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 1.5 hrs
        • DoD Mandatory Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Training ✪ - Mandatory course for all DoD and Industry personnel with access to CUI. Course provides information on the 11 training requirements for accessing, marking, safeguarding, decontrolling, and destroying CUI along with the procedures for identifying and reporting security incidents. Requirement: Annual; Time to Complete: 30 min

    Supervisor Training

    • Leader’s Safety and Occupation Health Course (LSC) ⚠ - Course required for all Military Commanders and USAG Leaders/Supervisors (AF/NAF). Register for LSC (Task Number: 2G-F107_DL) in ATRRS. Once registration is approved, complete training in ALMS. This course replaces: Commander Safety Course, Manager Safety Course, and Supervisor Safety Course .Requirement: One-Time; Time to Complete: 2 hrs
    • Security Training - Annual Awareness: Managing Soldiers and Civilians with a Security Clearance/Access ✪ - This training is required for Civilian Supervisors, Officers, and Enlisted personnel in the grade of Corporal and above who manage personnel with clearances/access to classified information. For access, Security Training - Annual Awareness Managing Personnel with Clearances/Access to Classified Information in ALMS ⚠.
    • Supervisor Development Course (SDC) ⚠ - Web-based course focused on supervising civilian employees. Course provides information with knowledge necessary to successfully manage work processes and lead in the Army environment. Requirement: within 1 yr of assignment as a supervisor of civilian employees and every 3 yrs thereafter.
    • o Basic, Intermediate, Advanced CEScourse - Required for supervisors based on grade (see more informationbelow). o EEO Anti-Harassment & No Fear for Supervisors ⚠ - Provides educationon Equal Employment Opportunity, Army anti-harassment policy, No FEAR andProhibited personnel practices, including whistleblower protection laws.Register for the course in ATRRS ⚠ (EEO Anti-Harassment & No Fear forSupervisors EEO-203B). Once registration is approved, locate training locatedon ALMS website. Requirement:Annual; Time to Complete: 2 hrso Operation Excellence (OPEX) CustomerService Training: IAW IMCOM OPORD 18-107: ServiceCulture Campaign, OPEX training is required for supervisors. Supervisors musttake the initial OPEX training within 90 days of entry of duty. Supervisorsmust also complete OPEX for Leaders annually thereafter. Training Coordinatorscan schedule with Training Integration Branch’s Training Program SupportSpecialist. o Internal Control Awareness: HQ, IMCOMManagers’ Internal Control Program (MICP): Training - Providestraining on the process for internal control awareness and roles andresponsibilities. Per IMCOM Policy Letter 11-2-1, training is required forAUMs, ICAs, evaluators, and selected managers in ALMs. Requirement:Annual

    Required Training (as applicable)

    • Contracting Officer Representative (COR) ⚠ Course available via DAU.
      • CLM-003 Ethics Time to Complete: 1hr
      • CLC-222 Time to Complete 1 hr
    • Defense Travel System (DTS)
      • Passport is the Defense Travel Management Office’s single sign-on portal to permission based applications related to DoD commercial travel.
      • Each Garrison organization has a primary POC to assist with travel authorization, vouchers, processing, rules and regulation issues. Garrison Resource Management Office manages DTS and Government Travel Card (GTC)
    • Personally Identifiable Information (PII): ✪ Training includes information for identifying and safeguarding PII and Protected Health Information (PHI). Annual training requirement is for all Army personnel who maintain PII (includes contractors). Time to Complete: Less than 2 hrs
    • HIPAA Annual / Initial Refresher Training: ⚠ Training provides an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and The Privacy Act of 1974 and how the laws are applicable to the Military Health System.

    Additional Free Resources

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        • ACEcollege credit course training modules

    o GovLoop Academy ✪ Provides anextensive suite of online training videos that are free for registeredmembers. Free Membership

    o Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) ✪ Provides 30-60 mincourses on equal opportunity related topics:

        • Ethics
        • ConflictManagement
        • Connectedness
        • Trustin Leadership
        • OrganizationsCommitment & Cohesion

    o TRAIN Learning Network ✪ Provides nationallearning network that provides training for professionals who protect &improve the public’s health and courses may be helpful for professionals outsidepublic health. Most courses are free andinclude:

        • 8Steps to Building & Sustaining Effective Coalitions
        • AddressingUnconscious Bias in our Language
        • Coaching& Mentoring
        • Introto Design Thinking

    o The MG Robert M. Joyce School for Family & MWR ✪ The school is a component of the Installation ManagementCommand for workforce learning & performance and provides web-basedinstruction and performance support through its virtual campus. Some courses provide college creditrecommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE).

    o Edx.org ✪ Provides free on-line learning opportunities. The Professional learning opportunities are self-paced allowing participants to explore new topics. Auditing courses is free, which means you will not complete graded assignments or receive credit. Certification requires payment (i.e. $49 to $325) depending on the instruction and completion of course requirements.

    Civilian Education System (CES) is a progressive and sequential leader development program that provides enhanced educational opportunities for Army Civilians throughout their careers. For more Course information visit the Combined Arms Center. ✪

    Foundation Course

    Foundation Course: Provides Army Civilians with an orientation to leader development concepts, building their careers, and becoming Army Civilian leaders. The course objectives are to understand U.S. Army leadership doctrine; increase self-awareness as it relates to one’s profession; understand team building, group dynamics, and effective communication; assess individual values and how they relate to professional ethics; understand how to manage professional advancement and leverage career potential; and complete administrative requirements expected of Army civilians.

    • Required for all Army Civilians employed after Sep 30, 2006
    • Available via Distance Learning Only
    • Interns must complete the Foundation Course before completion of their intern program

    Eligibility: Available to all civilians

    Prerequisites: None

    Frequency: One-time requirement (initial entry)

    Time to Complete: 44.5 Academic Hours

    Basic Course

    This Course is designed for the Army Civilian leader who exercises direct leadership to effectively lead and care for teams.

    • Required for supervisors grades GS 5-9 or equivalent
    • Basic Course can be completed in one of two ways:
      1. (Course Number: 1-250-C60 DL) Primary options is a 100% online course (Basic Course DL). This course is offered continuously and space is readily available for all prospective students in grades GS 1-9 or equivalent. Time to Complete: Self-paced not to exceed 180 days (120 hrs).
      2. (Course Number: 1-250-C60) Prospective students may also request to attend a two-week online, virtual classroom format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (Basic Course resident). The two-week virtual course will present the full resident curriculum through an entirely online distributed learning format using Blackboard with instructor facilitation.It is not a self-paced online distance learning course. Students are not required to be required to travel to Fort Leavenworth, KS.Each class will take daily for two weeks and classes are typically held during the scheduled workday for students in CONUS time zones. Students meet virtually between online sync sessions with the instructors and in small groups in order to complete group assignments. Individual work consists of briefings, writing assignments, and discussion board participation. May include limited out of class time to complete homework assignments. Time to Complete: Two weeks (76 hrs)

    Eligibility:

    • Army civilians in permanent appointments in grades GS 1-9 or equivalent.
    • Army Appropriated Fund (AF), Non-appropriated Fund (NAF), Wage Grade (WG), Local National (LN) personnel.

    Prerequisites: Foundation Course (required only for individuals hired after Sept 30, 2006).

    Additional Information:

    • Seats are quota-managed and limited to 240 students per year
    • Army Civilians must have a current performance rating of successful or above and be in good conduct standing
    • Students do not have to be serving in CST zone location, but they must be available to participate during the CST working hours (0800-1600) and have access to a location with high speed internet access, computer device with webcam and audio/microphone capabilities (headset recommended).
    • Students are actively involved all 8 hours of the workday in class, working in small groups, and on individual assignments. Supervisors should consider them in a TDY status like they are attending a resident course even if they are taking the course at their desk.

    Intermediate Course

    • 3 Different Course Lengths requiring different weekly participation commitments: This will be a group participation course with resident course instructors facilitating the learning. It will not be a self-paced online distance learning course where students work alone.
      1. Intermediate Course: 12-week Facilitated DL - this option requires students to participate in regularly scheduled mandatory online video teleconference class sessions. The weekly 2-hour class session is held typically during the scheduled work day for students in the CONUS time zones. Students are also required to complete both group and individual assignments outside the scheduled online session. Students meet virtually with their small group in order to complete group assignments. Individual work consists of reading assignments, required discussion board participation, and various homework assignments. Students typically spend five to seven hours weekly on classwork outside of the scheduled online meetings.
      2. Intermediate Course: 6-week Facilitated DL - this option requires student to participate in regularly scheduled mandatory online video teleconference sessions with the entire class. The 2-hour online class session meets twice weekly. Class meetings are typically held during the scheduled work day for students in the CONUS Time zones. Students are also required to complete both group and individual assignments outside the scheduled online session. Students meet virtually with their small group in order to complete group assignments. Individual work consists of reading assignments, required discussion board participation, and various homework assignments. Students typically spend 10 to 15 hours weekly on classwork outside of the scheduled online meetings.
      3. Intermediate Course: 3-week Facilitated DL - this option requires student participation in three daily mandatory online video teleconference class sessions for three weeks. The one-hour online class session meets three times daily for the duration of the three-week course*. Class meetings are typically held during the scheduled work day for students in the CONUS Time zones. Students meet virtually between online sync sessions with their small group in order to complete group assignments. Individual work consists of reading assignments, required discussion board participation, and various evening and weekend homework assignments. Students typically spend four hours daily on classwork between the scheduled online meetings for a total daily work time requirement of seven to eight hours.*- This option requires student participation in two daily mandatory online video teleconference class sessions for three weeks. The 90-minute online class session meets twice daily for the duration of the three-week course.

    Eligibility:

    • Meet eligibility requirement (GS 10 - 12 or equivalent).

    Pre-requites for attendance:

    • Meet eligibility requirement (GS 10 - 12 or equivalent).
    • Completion of Phase I of the Intermediate Course.
    • Completion the Foundation Course for those who were hired as an Army Civilian after Sep 30, 2006.
    • This course involves online instruction in both a synchronous mode (real-time/simultaneous interface with instructors) and in an asynchronous mode (delayed/non-simultaneous participation).
    • NOTE: Students do not have to be serving in a Central Standard Time (CST) zone location but they must be available to participate during the CST working hours (0800-1600). Have access to a location with high speed internet access, computer device with webcam and audio/microphone capabilities (headset recommended).

    Advanced Course

    This Course prepares upper grade Army Civilian leaders (GS 13-15) to assume increasing levels of responsibility and leadership within organizations. Graduates are skilled in leading complex organizations in support of national security and defense strategies, managing organizational resources, leading change, inspiring vision and creativity, directing program management, and integrating Army systems.

    The course is conducted through blended learning consisting of a distributed learning (DL) Phase 1 and an instructor-facilitated Phase 2.

    Phase 1- DL

    • Eligibility:
      • The Advanced Course Phase 1 is available to all Army Civilians as a self-development tool.
    • Prerequisites:
      • Foundation Course (required only for individuals hired after Sept 30, 2006).

    Phase 2- DL

    The six week course presents the full resident curriculum through an entirely online Distributed Learning format using Blackboard.com. This is a group participation course with resident course instructors facilitating the learning. It is not a self-paced online distance learning course where students work alone. Students completing the virtual classroom Phase 2 will receive full credit for the resident Advanced Course and will not be required to travel to Ft. Leavenworth, KS.

    1. This course requires a minimum commitment of 24 hours of organizational work time per week.
    2. This course involves online instruction in both a synchronous mode (realtime/simultaneous interface with instructors) and in an asynchronous mode (delayed/non-simultaneous participation).
    3. Students will be assigned to seminars that convene twice during each calendar week for 7.5 hours each session.
    4. Seminar sessions are on either a Monday/Thursday rhythm or on a Tuesday/Friday rhythm with Wednesday designated for individual/group work
    • Eligibility:
      • Army Civilians in permanent appointments in grades GS-13 – GS-15 (or equivalent).
      • Army Non-appropriated Fund (NAF), Wage Grade (WG), Local National (LN)
      • Army Civilians must have a current performance rating of successful or above and be in good conduct standing.
    • Prerequisites:
      • Foundation Course (required only for individuals hired after Sept 30, 2006).
      • Advanced Course DL Phase 1 must be complete before the instructor-facilitated Phase 2.
    • Selection Priority:
      • Priority 1: Army Civilians in a permanent appointment to a supervisory or managerial positions.
      • Priority 2: Army Civilians in a permanent appointment to a non-supervisory position.
      • Priority 3: Military supervisors of Army Civilians, DOD, or other Federal agency leaders. Army Civilians in term or temporary appointments who are responsible for leading or supervising Army Civilians. Priority 3 attendees are not centrally funded and must be funded by their organization.
    • NOTE: Students do not have to be serving in a Central Standard Time (CST) zone location but they must be available to participate during the CST working hours (0800-1600). Have access to a location with high speed internet access, computer device with webcam and audio/microphone capabilities (headset recommended).

    Additional Information:

    • CES courses are centrally funded for most Department of the Army Civilians. Refer to AR 350-1 for specific requirements and eligibility.
    • Courses are open to DOD employees and employees from other military departments. These employees are NOT centrally funded.

    Accessing the Courses: Apply through CHRTAS and follow the instructions provided in system-generated emails. The course is delivered through ALMS .

    Delivery Methods: Includes distributed learning (DL), resident instruction, and blended learning - a mixture of both DL and resident instruction.