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Background Investigations Agency Training

e-QIP Train-the-Trainer (EQTTT)

Training will be conducted at:

OPM-FIS Training Center
Arlington, VA 22202

The Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) system is used by agencies to assess need and request investigations by submitting the standard forms electronically. This two day course is designed to provide attendees with the skills necessary to navigate through the e-QIP system as well as to train additional staff at their agency on the functionality of the e-QIP system. Attendees will:

  • State the purpose of the e-QIP system
  • Explain the different user roles in the e-QIP system
  • Demonstrate ability to login to e-QIP system.
  • Demonstrate user roles in the e-QIP system
    • Initiate Individual Applicant / Mass Applicants
    • Indicate 3rd Party Data Entry
    • Login as an applicant
    • Add an attachment to a submission
    • Assign/Reassign a request
    • Review/ Approve a request
    • Create/Manage a Child Agency
    • Manage Agency Use Block (including templates)
    • Request/Approve Authentication Reset
    • Cancel/Un-cancel applicant change requests
    • Delete applicant
    • Create/Manipulate/Run reports
    • Establish user preferences

The FY 2015 class schedule will be posted shortly, but in the meantime please contact for a list of current class dates.

If you are your agency's designated e-QIP Train-the-Trainer, to sign up for this training please fill out this registration form and email it to [Do not forget to indicate which training dates you prefer on your registration form.] This training class is free.

If you are an agency end-user of e-QIP and not a designated e-QIP train-the-trainer, you may take our online e-QIP Web-Based Training class at any time.

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