The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issues personnel recordkeeping guidance prescribing how and where to file documentation of civilian training, planning, procurement, program development, completions and evaluations.
- The requirement to file training documents in the OPF (long-term, right side) was rescinded Army Memo, Training & Leader Development, Sep 13, 1996, subject: Change to Record-keeping Requirements for Training Documents) effective October 1, 1996 by Update 1, March 15, 1996, to the OPM Operating Manual, The Guide to Personnel Recordkeeping (see Chapter 3, Table 3-I). The following training documents may no longer be placed on file in the employee's OPF:
- Training Certificates
- SF 182, Authorization, Agreement, Certification of Training and Reimbursement
- OPM Form 1398, Model Veterans Readjustment Appointment Plan
- OF 37 (discontinued), Nomination for Interagency Training and the Presidential Appointee, Record of Training, and
- Computer generated lists of completed training.
- Delegation of authority to approve training
- The purchase of training
- Training for placement
- Academic degree training
- Continued service agreements
- Recovery and waiver of training expenses
- Acceptance of contribution, award, or payment
- Annual training plan evaluation.
The official record of completed training is the Army's automated system, DCPDS. For information on requesting and completing training within DCPDS Click here . Managers, activity training coordinators, CPAC Human Resource Development advisors and CPOC Human Resource Development professionals share responsibility to ensure proper and timely documentation of all completed training.