GSA SmartPay Online Training Courses

OMB Circular A-I23 Appendix B requires each agency to provide training to all cardholders and charge-card managers (including A/OPCs and AOs).  Training is important in helping cardholders and A/OPCs understand their roles and responsibilities, as well as reducing the risk of fraud, waste, and error.
In general, all program participants must:

  • be trained prior to appointment and receive a training completion certificate
  • take refresher training every 3 years (or more often if required by your agency’s training policy)

GSA SmartPay offers free online purchase card and travel card training for cardholders and A/OPCs.  The GSA SmartPay online training allows cardholders to register, set up a profile, and manage their online training courses and certificates.  Agency Level 1 A/OPCs can manage the online training certificates by running reports on cardholders or searching for a specific cardholder within their agency. Level 1 A/OPCs can access cardholder information such as the type of training received, the date completed, and quiz scores.

Each training should take approximately 45 minutes to complete.  Each quiz contains between 20-25 questions and you will need a score of 75% or higher to receive a completion certificate.

Note: Completing the online training does not guarantee that you will receive a GSA SmartPay Charge Card. You must check with your agency's policies and procedures and apply for a card through your program coordinator. 

There are two ways to print a certificate:

  1. Within “My Profile”, located in the red navigation menu on the right side, click on a gray tab called “Quiz Results” and then select “View Certificate”.  From there you can either print your certificate through your browser or save it by right clicking on the image and selecting the “Save Image As…” option.
  2. Click on “My Training Courses”, located in the red navigation menu on the right side and select the blue “Print Certificate” button for the course.  

For more information on the GSA SmartPay training requirement, click here to download our training brochure.

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The GSA SmartPay® program provides charge cards to agencies/departments throughout the U.S. government, as well as tribal governments, through master contracts that are negotiated with major national banks.

SmartPay® Charge Cards are for Official U.S. Government usage only.

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