Compliance Training

Compliance Related Courses


Adequate Education and Training For Those Who Are Responsible 

Training should be completed on a regular basis keeping employees up-to-date with new laws or regulations that have an impact in their area (based on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines).

Compliance training is offered to individuals responsible for oversight of the risk mitigation process through professional webinars, in-classroom training sessions, informational flyers, and attendance at professional seminars and conferences (i.e., Title IX and Clery Act).

*Any employee who has a professional reason to be in a lab utilizing hazardous materials or equipment are required to complete a one-time Hazard Communications training [approximately 1 hour], course number 11020, and an annual Lab Safety Training [approximately 30 minutes], course number 2112428.  These two training courses are only for employees. Additionally, position descriptions (if applicable) must include the following language: This employee does have a professional reason to be in a lab utilizing hazardous materials or equipment.  Students have a lab specific safety briefing and also sign an electronic lab safety acknowledgement.

Employees of Texas A&M University at Galveston have access to Train Traq. Train Traq is used to assign, monitor and verify employee-mandated training and can be accessed through Single Sign On (SSO). Train Traq is also used as an additional source of "free" compliance-related training.

Below is a list of compliance-related courses which can be accessed through Train Traq.

Train Traq – Compliance-related Courses

Course Name

Course Number

ADA for Supervisors and Faculty

2111125

Child Protection Training

2111652

Clery Act Guidelines for A&M System Campus Security Authorities

2111844

Creating a Discrimination-Free Workforce - Required

99002

Ethics - Required

99001

Export Controls & Embargo Training – Basic Course

2111212

FERPA

11012

Financial Conflict of Interest in Research

2111716

Hazard Communication*

11020

Laboratory Safety Training – TAMU Galveston*

2112428

HIPAA-Benefit Processor and HRC Users

11009

HUB Purchasing Requirements

11010

Information Security Awareness - Required

3001

International Travel Safety:  Safe Passage Presentation

2111728

Reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse - Required

99003

Retention of State Records

11015

Sexual Harassment:  What Supervisors Need to Know

1006

Time and Effort

2111113

System-Required Training


Required Training for all employees = Faculty, Staff, AND, Student Workers

All required training is reviewed annually and reapproved by the Chancellor.

Training should be completed on a regular basis to keep employees up-to-date with new laws or regulations that have an impact in their area (based on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines).

Compliance training is offered to individuals responsible for oversight of the risk mitigation process through professional webinars, in-classroom training sessions, informational flyers, and attendance at professional seminars and conferences (i.e., Title IX and Clery Act).

Employees of The Texas A&M University System have access to Train Traq, which is used to assign, monitor and verify employee-mandated training and can be accessed through Single Sign On (SSO). Train Traq is also used as an additional source of "free" compliance related training.

Required training of all Faculty,  Staff, AND Student Workers is listed below*:

3001: Information Security Awareness - A&M SYSTEM TRAINING: This course covers safe computing practices; related policies and laws; recognizing and responding to security concerns. According to System Regulation 33.05.02, Required Employee Training, all A&M System employees must receive training on information security awareness within 30 days of hire and every two years thereafter. Some A&M System employers may have stricter requirements. Course content provided by Networking & Information Security, Texas A&M University. 

99003: Reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse - A&M SYSTEM TRAINING: This course provides training on identifying and reporting fraud, waste and abuse. Required for all employees as part of the A&M System's fraud prevention program and Executive Order RP36. Employees must complete this training within 30 days of hire and every four years thereafter (System Regulation 33.05.02, Required Employee Training). Some A&M System employers may have stricter requirements. Designed for a broad audience. Spanish version available. Course content provided by the A&M System Internal Audit Department.

99002: Creating a Discrimination-Free Workplace - A&M SYSTEM TRAINING: This course is an overview of A&M System policies and regulations related to employment discrimination, including prevention of sexual harassment. According to State of Texas Labor Code §21.010, all state employees must complete training on equal employment opportunity and prevention of sexual harassment within the first 30 days of employment and every two years thereafter. Some A&M System employers may have stricter requirements. Spanish version available. Course content provided by the A&M System Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity. 

99001: Ethics - A&M SYSTEM TRAINING: This course is an overview of the A&M System ethics policy. According to System Regulation 33.05.02, Required Employee Training, all A&M System employees must receive training on the A&M System ethics policy within 30 days of hire and every two years thereafter. Some A&M System employers may have stricter requirements. Designed for a broad audience. Spanish version available. Course content provided by the A&M System Office of General Counsel.

*Texas A&M University at Galveston Vice President's Office has been granted authority to add additional required training if necessary. Employees who have not completed required training are not eligible for merit, if applicable.