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Mandatory Training

Mandatory training is identified as critical to the development of employees to carry out the mission of the Department, mandated by statute or required by Departmental policy, and must be completed within the required timeframes.

Additional courses may be required each year. Employees should check with their supervisors to ensure full compliance with training requirements.

With the exception of Government Charge Card certification and QuickTime training, all training is taken through DOI Talent.

All Current Federal Employees
Title Length Frequency Next Due
IMT: Desk References: Cybersecurity, FISSA, Section 508, Records Mgmnt, Privacy, CUI & Quiz 30m Annual May 31st
EEO, Diversity & Inclusion, and No FEAR Act Training(under revision) 2h Every 2 years (odd years)  
Government Charge Card Business Line Training If you have Charge Card privileges 1h 30m Once, prior to applying for Government charge card
Telework Fundamentals - Employee Training If you are establishing a Telework Agreement 45m Once, prior to signing a Telework Agreement
Mandatory Training for All Federal Employees
All New Employees, Contractors and Tribal Users
Title Length Frequency Next Due

Information Management and Technology (FISSA/IMT) Awareness Training (self-contained streaming version)

2h Once, before start date
After completing FISSA/IMT training, email the completion certificate to the BIA IT helpdesk.
Mandatory Training for All New Users
New Federal Employees
Title Length Frequency Next Due
Government Ethics 1h Once, within 90 days of initial entry on duty
The US Constitution 30m Once upon hire
Quicktime Employee Role Learning 1h    
Mandatory Training for New Federal Employees
All Federal Supervisors, Managers and SES
Title Length Frequency Next Due
Supervision for New Supervisors 80h Once, for first‑time supervisors

Supervision for Experienced Supervisors

40h Every 2 years after first-time supervision course
Safety: Authorities, Roles, and Responsibilities 1h Once  
EEO Training for Supervisors and Managers 4h Annual Sep 30th
Diversity for Supervisors and Managers 4h Annual  
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) 30m Annual Apr 14th
Veteran Employment Training for Hiring Managers 30m Once Apr 14th
Government Charge Card Approving Official Training If you supervise employees with charge card privileges 1h Every 3 years  
Telework Fundamentals - Manager Training If you are approving a Telework Agreement 30m Once, prior to approving a Telework Agreement
Mandatory Training for All Federal Supervisors, Managers and SES
All Public & Confidential Financial Disclosure Filers
Title Length Frequency Next Due
Government Ethics 1h Annual Sep 30th
Safety: Executive Safety Orientation Learning Plan 2h Once  
All Public & Confidential Financial Disclosure Filers
Other Training
Title Length Frequency  
Defensive Driving If you are a full-time motor vehicle operator 4h Every 3 years Contact your regional safety officer
Defensive Driving (if driving GSA-leased vehicle) If you are a full-time motor vehicle operator and you or your organization uses vehicles with GSA license plates 4h Every 3 years GSA Drive Thru Course
Transit Benefit Integrity Training If you receive a Transit Subsidy (streaming version for new employees) 15m Annual  
Collateral Duty Safety Program If you have been appointed as a Collateral Duty Safety Officer (CDSO) 24h Once, within 6 months of appointment as a CDSO
Quicktime Timekeeper Role Learning If you are a Quicktime Timekeeper 2h    
Quicktime Certifier Role Learning If you are a Quicktime Certifier 2h    
Other Training
Streaming and Offline Versions
Information Management and Technology (FISSA/IMT) Awareness Training (DOI Talent access not required)
  • Make sure to save or print your completion certificate.
  • New BIA employees, contractors or tribal users: after completing the training, send the FISSA/IMT certificate to your local IT contact or the BIA IT helpdesk.
Transit Benefit Integrity Training (DOI Talent access not required)
  • Make sure to save or print your completion certificate.
Streaming and Offline Versions of Training

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