EPA Records Schedule 571
Status: Final, 02/20/2007
Title: Personnel Training Records
Function: 403-255-01 - Provide Employee Development and Performance Management Policies, Guidance, and Training
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
- General Records Schedule 1/29
Files contain the general file of Agency-sponsored personnel training, including correspondence, memoranda, agreements, authorizations (e.g., SF 182 - Request, Authorization, Agreement and Certification of Training), reports, requirement reviews, plans, and objectives relating to the establishment and operation of training courses and conferences, as well as background and working files.
Also includes employee training records including correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other records relating to the availability of training and employee participation in personnel training programs sponsored by other government agencies or non-Government institutions.
Excludes: Training for specialized program areas and the record copy of manuals, syllabuses, textbooks, and other training aids developed by the Agency which are scheduled as EPA 200.
Item a(1): General file of Agency-sponsored personnel training
Destroy when 5 years old or 5 years after completion of a specific training program.
Item a(2): Background and working files
Destroy when 3 years old.
Item b: Employee training
Destroy when 5 years old or when superseded or obsolete, whichever is sooner.
Copies of employee training records maintained at the supervisory level are covered in EPA 122 - Supervisors' Personnel Files and Duplicate OPF Documentation, and training materials for other than personnel training (i.e., specialized program areas) are scheduled in EPA 200.
Reasons for Disposition:
Disposition conforms to the General Records Schedule 1, item 29.
Item c for electronic mail and word processing system copies deleted 08/23/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 122, EPA 200
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
NC-412-75-4/15, N1-412-85-28/18 and 19
EPA Approval: Not applicable
NARA Approval: 07/00/2004