FMCSA DER Training

We offer DER training for FMCSA designated employer representatives. Learn everything you need to know and become a great DER today with our training. Amazingly simple to take, you’ll be crushing your DER tasks in no time. Browse our catalog below.


FMCSA DER Training Part One: DOT Drug Testing Program Basics provides DERs with the fundamentals to become great at their job! It takes around 2.5-3 hours to complete. Choose from our online or CD formats, and learn about:

  • The importance of DERs in a testing program
  • The costs and risks of community and workplace drug use
  • DOT drug testing program information and components
  • The designated employer representative responsibility
  • Non-DOT vs. DOT drug testing programs
  • FMCSA drug and alcohol policy
  • DOT drug testing procedures
  • DOT FMCSA reasonable suspicion training


Learn about alcohol and the 5-panel drugs in this two-hour training program. Rather than searching for answers on the web to your DER-related questions, learn everything you need about drugs and alcohol right here! Choose from our online and CD formats, and learn about:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamines
  • Opiates (or narcotics)
  • PCP
  • Alcohol
  • How the federal government classifies and schedules drugs


FMCSA DER Training Part Three is intended for all FMCSA designated employer representatives, especially those who have already taken Part One and Part Two. This program can be taken without the first two parts, though. Learn about:

  • FMCSA post-accident drug testing
  • FMCSA pre-employment drug testing
  • FMCSA random drug testing
  • FMCSA return-to-duty drug testing
  • DOT drug and alcohol testing issues
  • And DOT drug testing program administration

This program takes 2.5-3 hours to complete. Choose from online or CD format.


Our FMCSA DER Training Comprehensive is intended for all FMCSA DER's. Get access to our complete FMCSA DER system and methodology:

  • FMCSA DER Training Program Part 1: DOT Drug Testing Program Basics
  • FMCSA DER Training Program Part 2: Drug and Alcohol Facts
  • FMCSA DER Training Program Part 3: DOT Drug Testing Requirements

It will take around 9 hours to complete. Learn everything at your time and pace. And choose from online or CD format. Become a great DER today by getting our training!

Save Time

Our training takes care of administration for you. So you can get to more of your work today.

Meet DOT Requirements

Meet DOT training requirements when you get our training. We make sure that each trainee meets the necessary seat time before providing certification.

Learn Well

Our training is interactive and engaging, so you learn more. And the more you learn, the safer and productive your company is.

FMCSA DER Training Courses

Each program is made up of several training courses. Below is a list of FMCSA DER training courses included in the above programs.

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