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FMCSA DER training and support

The designated employer representative DER is generally the DOT FMCSA drug and alcohol testing program expert within an organization. While DER training is not required, it sure helps to know what you're doing.

P1DM-01: Mastery FMCSA DER Training

Instruction: Program
Authority: DOT FMCSA
Audience: DER
Level: Mastery

The Mastery training program helps DOT FMCSA designated employer representatives (DERs) carry out their full range of responsibilities, including handling problem drug and alcohol testing situations.


All FMCSA DERs, especially those with some experience in the position.


The program includes the following courses. Each course lasts 15 to 30 minutes. Click the title to learn about a course.

Course ID Course Title
C7DN-08 DOT Pre-Employment Testing
C7DN-07 DOT Random Testing
C1DN-01 FMCSA Post-Accident Testing
C1DN-02 DOT FMCSA Return to Duty
C7DN-05 DOT Drug Testing Issues
C7DN-06 DOT Alcohol Testing Issues
C7DN-10 DOT Testing Program Administration

Expected duration

Expected program duration can vary by format.

Format Duration
Self-paced (online, CD-ROM) 2.0 - 2.5 hours


Program prices vary by format.

Format Price  
Online $35.00 per learner
CD-ROM $150.00 per CD-ROM


Purchase amount Discount percent
$500 to $999 2.0
$1,000 to $1,499 5.0
$1,500 to $2,499 10.0
$2,500 to $4,999 15.0
> $5,000 20.0