eRETA Training Materials
Digital Tools: User Guides & Training Resources
- RWA 'Search' screens in eRETA [PDF - 648KB] - Outlines primary enhancements to RETA 7.0 including three search screens: RWA Search, Financial Review Search, and Estimate Search.
- Electronic RWA Enhancements to eRETA [PDF - 424KB] - Highlights new electronic tools such as direct data entry and digital signatures, both of which are available to GSA customer agencies.
- Submitting RWA Work Requests to GSA in eRETA [PDF - 1.6GB] Step by step instructions on how GSA customer agencies can enter and submit new RWA Work Requests to GSA via RETA / eRETA. Revision history outlined below:
- August 2017 (v6) - Section 5 (pg.10) outlines streamlined data entry functionality allowing customer agencies to enter both the Work Request and the remaining RWA data in one session.
- June 2017 (v5) - Section 10 (pg.26-30) includes Digital Signature guidance.
- Requesting and Applying Digital Signatures [PDF - 978KB] - Outlines how GSA customer agencies can utilize the RWA Digital Signature Solution integrated with RETA / eRETA.
- Submitting RWA Amendments to GSA via eRETA: Coming soon!
Other Training Resources
- Crosswalk: eRETA Fields to 2957 Form Block Number [PDF - 26KB] - A visual showing which blocks on the RWA Form correspond with particular RETA field names.
- eRETA Quick Reference Guide [PDF - 540KB] - Provides step by step instructions on how to log into eRETA and navigate the search feature.
- Understanding eRETA Financial Information [PDF - 509KB] - Provides three different ways to view RWA search results, while providing insight into some of the calculations behind the eRETA data.
- How to use eRETA to lookup VCSS Account Codes/BOACs [PDF - 620KB] - Shows how to use eRETA to properly identify what Account Codes/BOACs your VCSS Account needs to have access to.
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Video Training Demos:
Recently we offered live training demo sessions to customers to give them an opportunity to see the three electronic tools utilized in a test environment and ask questions beyond what the user guides provide. Below are recordings of these demonstrations which serve as alternatives to the PDF user guides listed above.
- How to use the NEW RWA Digital Signature Solution - 6/1/2017 - (60 minutes)
- Entering and Submitting RWAs directly into eRETA - 5/31/2017 (90 minutes)
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