CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PROFICIENCY PROGRAM
The following list represents suggested continuing education, training and other opportunities that
are available for DOE personnel after completion of the competency requirements in this technical
Functional Area Qualification Standard. It is extremely important that personnel involved with this
program maintain their proficiency through continuing education, training, reading, or other
activities such as workshops, seminars, and conferences. The list of suggested activities was
developed by the Subject Matter Experts involved in the development of the Functional Area
Qualification Standard and is not all-inclusive.
LIST OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Deactivation and decommissioning personnel shall participate in an Office/Facility-specific
continuing training and qualification program that includes the following elements:
Continuing technical education and/or training covering topics directly related to the
duties and responsibilities of deactivation and decommissioning personnel as
determined appropriate by management. This may include courses/training provided
by Department of Energy, other government agencies, outside vendors, or local
educational institutions. Continuing training topics should also address identified
weaknesses in the knowledge or skills of the individual personnel.
Actively perform the duties of a deactivation and decommissioning specialist at a
Department of Energy facility a minimum of 40 hours per calendar quarter.
Specific continuing training requirements shall be documented in Individual