Mandatory training for FTE employees
Mandatory training for non-FTE employees
Training and Development
E-mail account will be set-up by Administrative Resource Center personnel.
You must complete the Mandatory Information
Security Awareness Training and submit a copy of your certificate of completion
to your lab manager or secretary within the first 3 days of employment.
To have your computer set-up, borrow "site-licensed" software, or request other
computer support contact Computer and Statistical
Services (C&SS) at 301-846-5115. You can also submit service requests to
C&SS via the web.
If you need assistance activating LAN port, contact the Advanced Biomedical Computing
Center (ABCC) Helpdesk at 301-846-5555 or via e-mail at
NCI Frederick Computer Software Training
If you are a new NIH staff member, you are required to complete the
NIH Online Orientation within 3 weeks of your arrival. A copy of your certificate
of completion should be printed and submitted to your lab manager or secretary.
As a new employee (non-administrative) you are required to attend the New Employee
Safety Orientation (NEO) where you will receive required information. You will also
receive a safety manual and a safety checklist. The checklist is to be returned to EHS
within 2 weeks of your start date.
Orientations are held every other Tuesday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the
building 426 Conference room.
Please check the training matrix
to see which trainings are required for your position. If you are uncertain, please
check with your supervisor or the Safety Office at 301-846-1451.
If you will be working with blood borne pathogens, you are also required to attend
the afternoon session of the NEO.
Individuals that will be manipulating Radioactive Materials at the FNL and ATRF
must first become authorized to do so. If you are unaware if you should have this
training, please see your supervisor for guidance. To become authorized, one must
take the following steps:
Read and sign the Protocol Specific Training Document (Working Safely with Radioactive
Materials) for the Radiation Program. Have the Radiation Program Principal Investigator
sign your Training and Experience form and forward it along with a copy of the signature
sheet, from the Protocol Specific Training Document, to the Radiation Safety Office.
Once your paperwork has been received and your training verified, you will be contacted
by Radiation Safety to give a baseline urine bioassay sample and thyroid scan (if
requesting to use iodine). After you are approved, the program PI will receive a
confirmatory memo listing any further requirements or restrictions and you will
receive a dosimeter (if applicable).
All NIH employees are required to complete
New Employee Ethics Orientation. At the end of the training, view and print
the certificate and provide a copy to your lab manager or secretary. Contractors
and non-FTEs (CRTAs, Special Volunteers/Guest Researchers, Visiting Fellows) are
exempt from this requirement, but are welcome to take the training if they so desire.
If you are a new NIH scientific staff member, you are required to complete
NIH Research Ethics Training within 60 days of your arrival.
Summer Students are required to take the NCI-Frederick Scientific
For additional information on Ethics policies,
please refer to the NIH Ethics Website.
Animal Care and Use Training
The NCI-Frederick Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC) are required by Federal Law
to provide training to all individuals working with animals. Prior to working with
live animals, individuals must be listed on an investigatorâ€™s approved Animal
Study Proposal and must complete the
New Employee Animal Care and Use Introductory Training Course.
The NIH On-line Technology
Transfer Training is mandatory for the following groups:
All Principal Investigators (Senior Investigators, Investigators, Adjunct Investigators,
and Senior Scientists/Clinicians) are required to complete all six subjects, i.e.
MTAs, CRADAs, Patents and Inventions, Licensing, Royalties, and Ethics.
All Fellows, Graduate Students, and Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians are required
to complete MTAs, Patents and Inventions, and a portion of the Ethics module. Although
all six subjects are not required, this group is encouraged to complete all subjects.
This site will give you access to a multitude of training resources available for
SAIC-Frederick, government and other contractor employees at NCI-Frederick. It provides
detailed information about the learning opportunities offered throughout the year.
Courses are offered at no cost to participants unless otherwise noted.