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Available L&D Offerings

Spotlight → OED will be issuing a Request for Distance Learning (DL) Learning and Development (L&D) Proposals in September, where we will pay half of the subject-matter expert’s (SME) time to create L&D content! Stay Tuned!

Available L&D Offerings

  • Bear Spray--Defense Against Dangerous Animals
    • Course Number: USGS-SAF-S1581
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • Basis+ for Project Chiefs (OLT)
    • Course Number: USGS-A-18-66
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
       
  • Index Velocity Methods
  • Introduction to Streamgaging
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-SW1749
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Tuition: $1,350
    • This is a blended learning course. Two on-line course prerequisites to the classroom portion of the course include: "Surface-Water Procedures and Policies" and "Procedures for Running Levels at Gaging Stations."
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC) Blended Learning Course consists of the TEL Module Prerequisite, followed by the Hands-On Practicals Module
    • This Prerequisite course has 4 online modules with 4 lessons each and is packaged as a “bundle” in DOI Talent
    • This course is a blended learning course. It consists of on-line, prerequisite modules, followed by an instructor-led, 24-hour, practicals course
    • This is a fairly complex course as it has several videos, and takes approximately 6-8 hours to complete
    • Course is in DOI Talent
       
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Overview
    • Course Number:  NEPA1787-OLT
    • Course is in DOI Talent
       
  • Practical Guide to Pacific Northwest Earthquakes
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-ID1741
    • Register and take course in DOI Talent
    • Supervisory approval is not needed
       
  • Precipitation Runoff Modeling System (PRMS) Software Videos 
     
  • Prerequisite Material for the SW1321 "Streamflow Measurements Using ADCPs" Training Course
    • Course Number: SW1321 Prerequisite-UDT
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • Procedures for Running Levels at Gaging Stations
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-SW1683
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • Radiation Safety
    • Course Number: SAF1685
    • Register for Course in DOI Talent
       
  • Refresher for Defense Against Wild Animals
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-SAF-S2680
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • Scientific Integrity
    • Course Number: DOIU-3003-OLT-DOI
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Needs supervisory approval
       
  • Seven USGS Fundamental Science Practices
  • Note: Under the Find Learning tab, search for course “USGS Fundamental” to see all seven courses.
    • Various course numbers
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Open to all DOI Employees
       
  • Surface-Water Procedures and Policies
    • Course Number: SW1660
    • Register for Course in DOI Talent
       
  • USGS Annual Ethics Training
    • Course Number: USGS-A-16-171
    • Course is mandatory for all USGS employees
       
  • USGS AQUARIUS for all Users
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-C1871
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • The modules are a prerequisite to the Instructor Led Class for Guidelines for the Operation and Computation of Records of Continuous Water-Quality Monitors (Course Code: USGS-OED-QW2298)
       
  • USGS AQUARIUS for Local Data Managers
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-C1872
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • The AQUARIUS for All Users (C1871) is a prerequisite to the AQUARIUS for LDMs course
    • Open to USGS employees only
       
  • USGS Bench Mark Installation
    • Course Number: USGS-19-51
    • Register for the course in DOI Talent
    • Open to all DOI Employees
       
  • USGS Empowering Authors (UDT)
  • Note: Under Find Learning search for “Writing Refresher” (without the quotes) and you will see all four courses.
    • Course Number: USGS-M-17-008
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Open to all DOI Employees
       
  • USGS Firearms Safety—Specimen Collection (OLT)
    • Course Number: USGS-S-17-094-0LT
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
       
  • USGS Indirect Measurement Field Techniques
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Open to all DOI Employees
       
  • USGS Mentoring National Rollout Partner Training
    • Course Number: L1516
    • Must have already applied to be a mentor or protégé for the Mentoring Program
      • Kim Miller (kfmiller@usgs.gov) is the USGS Mentoring Program Project Chief. Contact Kim if you are interested in the Program
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • USGS R Packages
    • Course Number: USGS-C-17-165-UDT
    • Register for the course in DOI Talent
       
  • USGS Security Awareness
    • Course Number: USGS-S-17-146
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Open to all DOI Employees
       
  • USGS Sustainability and Environmental System Awareness Training
    • Course Number:  USGS-OED-EMSTraining-OLT
    • Course is in DOI Talent
       
  • USGS Water-Use Modules: 
  • Note: Under the Find Learning tab, search for the term, “Water Use” (without the quotes)
    • Register for all modules in DOI Talent
    • USGS Water Use—Public Supply (USGS-H-17-094-OLT)
    • USGS Water Use—Water-Use Concepts (USGS-H-17-126-OLT)
    • USGS Water Use—Intro to the 5-Year Water-Use Compilation (USGS-H-17-127-OLT)
    • USGS Water Use—Irrigation (USGS-H-17-128-OLT)
    • USGS Water Use—Thermoelectric Power Generation (USGS-H-17-129-OLT)
       
  • Using ADCPs in Moving Bed Conditions
    • Course Number: SW3507
    • Register for Course in DOI Talent
       
  • Using the National Map Products and Services 
    • Also available in DOI Talent
       
  • Water-Quality Principles
    • Tuition: $400.00
    • Register for Course in DOI Talent
    • This course does have open and close dates. For more information on Course dates, call Lisa Olsen at (703) 648-5809
    • Supervisory approval required
       
  • Workforce Planning for Supervisors and Managers
    • Course Number: USGS-OED-HR1742
    • Register for course in DOI Talent
    • Does not need supervisory approval 

 

    If you know of an instructor-led course that should be served via DL, please contact GS_OED-TEL@usgs.gov.

     

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    Contacts

    T. J. Lane

    Training Systems Specialist
    Office of Employee Development
    Phone: 303-445-4677

    Patricia M Gonwa

    Supervisory, IT Specialist
    Office of Employee Development
    Phone: 303-445-4680

    Ralph Roland

    IT Specialist
    Office of Employee Development
    Phone: 303-445-4678