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TRAINING

Involves the following types:

  • Required for all employees (e.g., sexual harassment)
  • Required due to the employee's duties or responsibilities (e.g., supervisor mandatory training)
  • General development courses (e.g., Basic Business Writing)

A list of mandatory training for employees and employees with specific responsibilities is available on the Division of Human Resource Management's website.

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APPROVING/REJECTING REQUESTS

Technical (step-by-step) guide: See the NEATS Employee Development procedure (01.30.34).

When determining whether to APPROVE or REJECT a training request, consider the following factors:

  • Is the training free?
    • If the training is not free, are there available funds?
  • Is it required by or related to the job of the employee?
  • Is it relevant to the prospective duties of the employee?
  • Is it a benefit to the employee and agency by:
    • Preparing the employee for technological or legal developments?
    • Increasing the employee's work capabilities?
    • Increasing the number of qualified employees in an area which the agency has difficulty recruiting and/or training employees?
    • Increasing the employee's professional competence?

See your agency's policies, procedures or regulations for any agency specific processes (e.g., required hard copy form).

ATTENDANCE

When training is required by the agency, an employee is granted release time.

When training is requested by the employee, release time may be granted or an employee may be required to take approved leave.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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