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Internal Controls Training Requirement


Handbook 1200.17 Internal Controls Training Requirement and Certification

The Nonprofit Program Office (NPPO) in VHA's Office of Research and Development released new "Mandatory Internal Controls Training" in October 2012.  The training is available on VA's Talent Learning System (TMS) as an E-Learning course.  For instruction on how to access the training, please go to http://www.research.va.gov/programs/nppo/training.cfm.  If you have further questions, contact  NPPO assistant Paula Floyd at  Paula.Floyd@va.gov.

NPCs wishing to use alternative training must obtain approval from NPPO Director, Kimberly Collins at kimberly.collins@va.gov.

X = Requirement applies to this category of NPC personnel

Requirements Time Period Statutory VA Directors Statutory Non-Federal Directors Other Directors (if any) Executive Director or Other Officers Who are Not Employees or Directors Key Employees (employees with decision making authority as defined by NPC Other Employees
Training requirement
(VA DVD or other
approved by NPPO)
New appointees must
be trained on internal
controls within 90
days of appointment
X X X X X  
Proof of completion
of training (Complete
NPC form and submit
to NPC.)

Upon completion of
X X X X X  


Annually in the June 1 NPC annual report to VA, executive director must certify that appointees have complied with
the training requirement.
Note: NPC retains IC training certifications as long as the individual is associated with the NPC.


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