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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 agencies 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

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.

TIME: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day


November 3 – 4, 2015
November 17 – 18,  2015
January 26 – 27, 2016
February 23 – 24, 2016
March 22 – 23, 2016
April 19 – 20, 2016
May 17 – 18, 2016
June 21 – 22, 2016
July 12 – 13, 2016
August 2 – 3, 2016
August 30 – 31, 2016

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