Qualifications Analysis (STAF7023 & STAF7024)

Qualifications Analysis

Qualifications Analysis


Evaluate applicants for federal jobs by applying eligibility and qualifications requirements found in OPM's Qualifications Standards, including basic eligibility, minimum qualification requirements, specialized experience requirements, positive education requirements, and the substitution of education for experience. This course is part of the Certificates of Accomplishment in Human Resources Management.

Who Should Attend?

HR practitioners and others who are involved in the federal recruitment, staffing and/or placement processes




1.8 CEU's 

Class Type: 

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the staffing process and the role of qualifications analysis within it
  • Understand the purpose of the qualifications process and its historical evolution
  • Assess both general and specialized experience
  • Evaluate experience and education using the General Policies
  • Combine experience and education through proper analytic procedures to determine minimum qualifications
  • Understand the purpose and requirements for selective placement factors and quality ranking factors
  • Explain in-service placement provisions as they are similar to and differ from outplacement provisions
  • Apply legal and regulatory requirements in making eligibility determinations
  • Assess the minimum qualifications and the eligibility of a job applicant

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  • Module 1
    • Basis for Qualifications and Qualifications References
  • Module 2
    • Structure of OPM’s Qualifications Website
  • Module 3
    • General Policies—Crediting Experience
  • Module 4
    • General Policies—Crediting Education
  • Module 5
    • Combining Experience and Education (Clerical and Administrative Support & Technical and Medical Support
  • Module 6
    • Combining Experience and Education (Administrative and Management & Professional and Scientific)
  • Module 7
    • Selective and Quality Ranking Factors
  • Module 8
    • In-Service Placement Provisions
  • Module 9
    • Legal and Regulatory Requirement

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