Advanced Position Classification

(3 day course)

Note: Suggested topics listed below. Course can be tailored to address specific GSA classification issues.

This course is available for On-Site Training only. We will bring this course to your agency or company.
Contact Don Dickson, On-Site Training Manager at (301) 455-5633 or

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  • Learn the procedures used to evaluate positions under the Factor Evaluation System and the narrative system
  • Use the references that guide the federal classification system
  • Understand the concepts and apply the procedures to such technical issues as mixed grade/mixed series, interdisciplinary positions, and one-grade vs. two-grade interval work
  • Understand the General Schedule and Federal Wage System classification appeals processes
  • Interpret and apply the General Schedule Leader Grade Evaluation Guide and the General Schedule Supervisory Guide

Agenda/Outline - 3 days

Day 1 of 3

  • Administration/Introduction
  • Lesson 1: General Schedule Classification System: FES issues and Classification Tools

Day 2 of 3
  • Lesson 2: GS Narrative System
  • Lesson 3: Technical Classification Issues

Day 3 of 3
  • Lesson 4: Leaders, Supervisors, and Managers

Who should attend

Human Resource Specialists or others who have been Delegated Position Classification Authority.