[Ncep.list.grouptravel] Update: Mandatory Travel Training on Basic Travel, Approving Official’s Responsibilities, and Fly America Act, which includes the Open Skies Agreement (OSA)
Genene Fisher - NOAA Federal
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
Fri Aug 30 18:04:01 UTC 2019
Just wanted to emphasize that this mandatory travel training for all
travelers, travel arrangers, and travel approvers must be completed by Dec
31, 2019. I just took the courses and can confirm that they are new and not
the same as the E2 training.
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Subject: Update: Mandatory Travel Training on Basic Travel, Approving
Official’s Responsibilities, and Fly America Act, which includes the Open
Skies Agreement (OSA)
To: Broadcast, DOC <broadcast at doc.gov>
Addressees: DOC Bureau/Operating Unit Travelers,
Travel Preparers, Travel Points of Contact (POC), and Approving Officials
The Office of Financial Management, Travel Management Division is
announcing an update to the mandatory travel training for bureau/operating
unit travelers, travel preparers, travel points of contact, and travel
approving officials. This training is designed to promote awareness and
compliance with the Department’s Travel Policy as well as emphasize the
requirements for all approved travel authorizations and vouchers in
accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) and the Department’s
Travel Policy. This training is also different from the Travel Policy
Overview Training and ETS2 system training. All three of the following
courses within the Commerce Learning Center (CLC) must be taken to satisfy
this mandatory training requirement.
- Basic Travel Training Curriculum
must be completed by travelers, travel preparers, travel points of contact,
and travel approving officials
- Fly America Act Curriculum
includes the Open Skies Agreement – must be completed by travelers, travel
preparers, travel points of contact, and travel approving officials
- Travel Approving Officials
must be completed by all travel approving officials
*For bargaining unit employees*, the Fly America Act Training is only for
anyone traveling, arranging, approving, reviewing, and responsible for
conferences, meetings, and events that require international travel and for
first-time and new employees as a prerequisite for that travel.
Training must be completed by *Tuesday, December 31, 2019*.
Please disseminate within your Bureau as you deem appropriate.
If you encounter any *technical difficulties* launching and/or completing
the training, please reference the following URL http://doc.csod.com, and
then click the 24x7 live support button on the lower right of the log-in
page. If you continue experiencing problems in the CLC, please contact
your Servicing Human Resources Office’s training department or appropriate
CLC administrator for your bureau/operating unit.
If you have any questions, please contact the Travel Management Division at
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Genene Fisher, PhD
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
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