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Course Title: Delegated Examining Certification Training

Course Description: A required training for all HR professionals performing Delegated Examining. The session will include topics such as OPM and agency responsibilities; identifying a job’s key competencies and effective assessments; recruiting and announcing the job; accepting and reviewing applications; assessing applicants; certifying eligibles; reporting requirements; and Merit Systems accountability.

This Delegated Examining Certification session is open to Federal HR specialists and private contractor staff performing delegated examining activities for agencies. Through lecture, hands-on exercises, and case studies, this training will prepare participants for successfully examining for open competitive positions. All participants are required to have either 6 months of Federal staffing experience or 3 months of the experience mentioned and completion of Federal basic staffing training.

Schedule/Duration: 3 day training. An upcoming session will be delivered at the US Office of Personnel Management in Washington, DC on Tuesday, August 12 through Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 8:30am to 4:00pm.

OPM is happy to provide this course for up to 25 participants upon request and can be scheduled at your convenience. Email the POC for availability.

Agency/Vendor Sponsor: US Office of Personnel Management

Course Content Contact: HR Training on Demand,, (855) 281-6895; Robert Harris,, (215) 861-3018

Cost: $650 per person to attend the upcoming 3-day session offered on August 12-14, 2014 in Washington, DC. The cost to purchase one session of this workshop for a group at your agency (up to 20 participants) is $6,400 plus travel costs.

Method: Classroom

HR Technical Competency: Policy; Staffing

General Competency: Attention to Detail; Customer Service; Planning and Evaluating; Problem Solving; Reasoning; Technical Competence; Writing

Leadership Competency:

Proficiency Level: Basic

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