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FAA DER training and support

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

P2DB-01: Basic FAA DER Training

Instruction: Program
Authority: DOT FAA
Audience: DER
Level: Basic

The Basic training program gives FAA DER's a solid grounding in DOT FAA drug and alcohol testing programs.


All FAA designated employer representatives (DERs).


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-01 I, DER
C7DN-02 Your Problem, at Home and at Work
C7DN-03 DOT Testing Programs
C7DN-04 DER Roles and Responsibilities
C2EN-01 FAA Testing Program Scope
C2EN-02 FAA Violations and Consequences
C7EN-01 DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing
C7SN-03 Determining Reasonable Suspicion
C7SN-04 DOT Reasonable Suspicion Testing

Expected duration

Expected program duration can vary by format.

Format Duration
Self-paced (online, CD-ROM) 3.0 hours


Program prices vary by format.

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


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