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6-PM (Revision 6)

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency P.O. Box 2415

Washington, DC 20013-2415

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Washington, DC 20250

Employee Development and Training 6-PM (Revision 6)

Amendment 17

Approved by: Associate Administrator for Operations and Management

Amendment Transmittal A Reasons for Amendment Subparagraphs 5 C, 5 E, and 137 B have been amended to change CED trainee to COT, where applicable. Subparagraph 136 F has been amended to change program assistant to program technician. Subparagraph 20 C has been amended to update the training facility training aids list. Paragraph 116 has been amended to update leadership development training procedure. Paragraph 117.5 has been added to provide Leadership Development Program requirements for the National, Kansas City, and St. Louis Offices, and APFO only. Subparagraph 191 I has been amended to reference the AgLearn documentation requirement. Subparagraph 192 B has been amended to include DD's.

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Table of Contents

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Part 1 General Provisions

1

Overview......................................................................................................................

1-1

2

HRD Responsibilities...................................................................................................

1-4

3

HRD, KCHRO, Employee Development Section Responsibilities.............................

1-8

4

DAFO Responsibilities ................................................................................................

1-9

5 State Office Responsibilities........................................................................................ 1-10

6 Staff Planning and Training Responsibilities .............................................................. 1-15

7 National Office Responsibilities .................................................................................. 1-18

8 Designating Training Coordinators/Contacts .............................................................. 1-20

9-19 (Reserved)

Part 2 Training Facilities (Except Counties)

20 Overview......................................................................................................................

2-1

21 National Training Facilities .........................................................................................

2-2

22 State Office Training Facilities (Except Counties)......................................................

2-3

23 Kansas City and APFO Office Facilities (Except Counties) .......................................

2-4

24 Training Resource Libraries (Except Counties) ..........................................................

2-5

25 Career Development Center (National Office Only) ...................................................

2-7

26-34 (Reserved)

Part 3 Requesting, Approving, and Verifying Training

35 Overview......................................................................................................................

3-1

36 Authorized Training Expenses.....................................................................................

3-6

37 Approving SF-182's in AgLearn .................................................................................

3-8

38 Submitting SF-182's in AgLearn.................................................................................

3-9

39 Verifying Training Completion ................................................................................... 3-25

40 (Withdrawn--Amend. 10)

41 Distributing SF-182's................................................................................................... 3-28

42 (Withdrawn--Amend. 10)

43 (Withdrawn--Amend. 16)

44-53 (Reserved)

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Part 4 Quality Control and Evaluation of Training Meetings

54 Overview......................................................................................................................

4-1

55 Training Meetings........................................................................................................

4-1

56 Evaluation of Training .................................................................................................

4-2

57 Conferences and Meetings...........................................................................................

4-4

58 (Withdrawn--Amend. 2)

59-67 (Reserved)

Part 5 Orientation Programs

68 Overview......................................................................................................................

5-1

69 New Employees ...........................................................................................................

5-2

70 Field and State Executive Directors.............................................................................

5-4

71 State Committee Members...........................................................................................

5-5

72-82 (Reserved)

Part 6 On-the-Job Training Programs

83 Overview......................................................................................................................

6-1

84 Training in Present Job ................................................................................................

6-1

85 Cross-Training .............................................................................................................

6-3

86 Temporary Duty Training ............................................................................................

6-4

87 Job Rotation Training ..................................................................................................

6-6

88-98 (Reserved)

Part 7 Individual Development Plans

99 Overview......................................................................................................................

7-1

100 Using Individual Development Plan............................................................................

7-1

101 Completing FSA-600, Individual Development Plan..................................................

7-4

102-112 (Reserved)

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