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Instructor-Led Training (ILT)

In the table 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 Course Description Recommended For:
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.
Travel specialists, support staff,
authorizing/supervising/policy officials, and frequent travelers
Advanced Temporary Duty Travel: Joint Travel Regulations (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. All employees performing TDY travel for the DOD and all DOD employees involved in the travel process, included 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. 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. 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 (e.g., PCS Orders, Service Agreements, and travel vouchers).
Relocation Allowances: Joint Travel Regulation (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. 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 (e.g., PCS orders, service agreements, 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.
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 (e.g., PCS orders, service agreements, travel vouchers).
Temporary Duty Travel: Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)   To equip 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.The knowledge and understanding you will gain during this class will be invaluable to you on a daily basis! Travel specialists, support staff,
authorizing/supervising/policy officials, and frequent travelers.
Temporary Duty Travel: Joint Travel Regulation (JTR), Volume 2 This course provides a comprehensive discussion of travel and transportation allowances payable to civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD). All employees performing TDY travel for DOD and all 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), 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).
All uniformed service members and all employees involved in the uniformed
service members’ travel process, including budget officers, authorizing and approving officials, and preparers and
reviewers of travel documents.
Travel Fundamentals This course is a must if you are new to travel or need a quick refresher on the basic application of the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), and mandatory use of government travel programs. Travelers should take this course to “know before they go” in order to ease the stress of official travel and avoid costly mistakes. Newly hired government employees, interns, infrequent travelers, and authorizing/supervising/
policy officials.

Register now (a nongovernment website) for any of the training courses listed above!

Check out our 2014 Travel and Transportation Training Catalog [PDF - 11MB]. 

Interested in group training at a location of your agency's choosing? Visit the Group and Customized Courses web page.


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