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
LIST OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Environmental restoration personnel shall participate in an Office/Facility-specific continuing training
and qualification program that includes the following elements:
1. Continuing technical education and/or training covering topics directly related to the environmental
restoration area 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.
2. Actively perform the duties of an environmental restoration specialist at a Department of Energy
facility a minimum of 24 hours per year.
3. Specific continuing training requirements shall be documented in Individual Development Plans.