Instructor-Led Training (ILT)

Listed below, you will find an overview of classroom-based courses offered by the GSA Travel and Transportation Training Branch.

Have questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Note: Students may register at any time before the date the class begins. There is no longer a 30 day or 60 day advance registration date minimum.

Course Name

Courses

Temporary Duty Travel: Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)

This course equips you with the knowledge and tools necessary for effectively applying the FTR and other travel related regulations, rules, policies, and procedures to official temporary duty travel.

Recommended for:

  • Travel specialists;
  • Support staff;
  • Authorizing/supervising/policy officials and;
  • Frequent travelers.

Temporary Duty Travel: Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) - Civilian (formerly called JTR, Volume 2)

This course provides a comprehensive discussion of travel and transportation allowances payable to civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD).

Recommended for:

  • All employees performing TDY travel for DOD; and
  • Employees involved in the DOD travel process, including:
    • Budget officers;
    • Authorizing and approving officials; and
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents.

Temporary Duty Travel: Joint Federal Travel Regulation (JFTR) - Civilian (formerly called JFTR, Volume 1)

This course provides a comprehensive discussion of travel and transportation allowances payable to uniformed service members of all federal agencies, including commissioned officers in the U.S. Coast Guard, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) and Public Health Service (PHS).

Recommended for:

  • All uniformed service members; and
  • Employees involved in the uniformed service members’ travel process, including;
    • Budget officers;
    • Authorizing and approving officials; and
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents.


Advanced Temporary Duty Travel: Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)

This course provides the knowledge and understanding you need to plan travel; prepare, review or approve travel authorizations and vouchers; research complex travel issues; make travel recommendations; and perform other duties relative to your agency’s travel program and mission.

Recommended for:

  • Travel specialists;
  • Support staff;
  • Authorizing/supervising/policy officials; and
  • Frequent travelers.

Advanced Temporary Duty Travel: Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) - Civilian (formerly called JTR, Volume 2)

This course provides: an update on recent developments related to Department of Defense (DOD) travel policy and programs; clarification of topics discussed in the basic TDY course; and a discussion of policy issues not covered by the regular TDY course.

Recommended for:

  • All employees performing TDY travel for the DOD; and
  • DOD employees involved in the travel process, including:
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents; and
    • Authorizing and approving officials.

Advanced Temporary Duty Travel: Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) - Uniformed (formerly called JFTR, Volume 1)

This course provides: an update on recent developments related to Department of Defense (DOD) travel policy and programs; clarification of topics discussed in the basic TDY course; and a discussion of policy issues not covered by the regular TDY course.

Recommended for:

  • All employees performing TDY travel for the DOD; and
  • DOD employees involved in the travel process, including:
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents; and
    • Authorizing and approving officials.

Conference Planning

Students will gain a firm understanding of how to plan, coordinate and execute conferences in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) and other applicable government regulations.

Recommended for:

  • Meeting planners; and
  • Other personnel involved in:
    • Arranging;
    • Authorizing; or
    • Approving conferences.

Relocation Allowances: Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)

This course provides a comprehensive discussion of procedural requirements and relocation allowances payable to civilian employees of civilian agencies in the executive branch that relocate at government expense.

Recommended for:

  • All employees in civilian agencies of the executive branch involved in the relocation process, including:
    • Human resources personnel;
    • Budget officers;
    • Authorizing and approving officials; and
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents.
      • For example:
        • PCS orders;
        • Service agreements; and
        • travel vouchers.

Relocation Allowances: Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) - Civilian (formerly called JTR, Volume 2)

This course provides a comprehensive discussion of procedural requirements and relocation allowances payable to civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD) who relocate at government expense.

Recommended for:

  • All DOD employees involved in the relocation process, including:
    • Human resources personnel;
    • Budget officers;
    • Authorizing and approving officials; and
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents.
      • For example:
        • PCS orders;
        • Service agreements; and
        • travel vouchers.

Relocation Income Tax Allowances (RITA)

This course provides a comprehensive discussion of taxation of relocation allowances and the payment of the RIT Allowance.

Recommended for:

  • All employees of the executive branch (including employees of the Department of Defense) involved in the relocation process, including:
    • Human resources personnel;
    • Budget officers;
    • Authorizing and approving officials; and
    • Preparers and reviewers of travel documents
      • For example:
        • PCS orders;
        • Service agreements; and
        • travel vouchers.

Check out our NEW 2018 Travel and Transportation Training Catalog [PDF - 1 MB].

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