e-Learning Course Overview

Learn more about Section 106 on your schedule and your budget with the ACHP's distance learning options, including live webinars and online, on-demand e-Learning courses.

The ACHP now offers online courses on Section 106 topics. Each course offers self-paced interactive presentations and downloadable reference documents. Courses of 30 minutes or more offer a certificate of completion and incorporate knowledge checks that let you apply your learning to case scenarios or quiz questions.

Take a course online in a few easy steps

  • Navigate to the ACHP’s e-Learning Portal, and select “Register here” to create an account. You will need to provide an e-mail address and basic contact information.
  • Review our e-learning course descriptions below to choose a course that meets your needs.

If you chose a free course, navigate to the Course Catalog. You may need IT help from your federal agency or company to ensure pop-ups are enabled for the website. Click “Enroll” for the selected course.

If you choose a course requiring payment, collect your payment information and/or approvals. You may need to share your account e-mail and password with your federal or corporate accounts staff so they can complete the course selection and payment process. Click “Enroll in Course” for the selected course, and follow the prompts to pay for course access using a credit card.

  • Once payment confirmation is received, navigate to My Courses and select the “Begin Course.” Click the name of the course on the next screen to launch the course player. Again, you may need IT help from your federal agency or company to ensure pop-ups are enabled for the website.
  • Learn at your own pace during the thirty (30) days from the date of purchase that your course is available to you. After completing the course, you may print a certificate in your account name.

Once you've completed a course, you will be able to print a certificate of completion by following instructions on the e-Learning Portal.

System Requirements

The ACHP's e-Learning courses are best viewed in Google Chrome or Safari. If you use Internet Explorer or Firefox, Flash player must be enabled. You will need speakers or a headset to hear audio narration. A transcript of the narration may be viewed within the online player.

Registration Policies

  • Courses will remain accessible to you for 30 days from your date of purchase.
  • The ACHP is unable to issue refunds for e-learning courses once a credit card transaction has been processed.
  • We are not able to waive fees or accept a form of payment other than credit cards.
  • Pricing varies based on the length of the course and is listed in the e-Learning Course Catalog below.

Help Desk

If you need technical assistance with account creation or passwords, processing a course registration through the ACHP e-Learning Portal, or accessing a course for which you have registered, please click on the Help Desk link on the Portal. If you have questions about what you will learn in our courses or other concerns about our distance learning program, please contact the ACHP by email at training@achp.gov.

Online, on demand Section 106 courses available when you are

Course Catalog

This free online e-Learning course is a short introduction to Section 106, explaining what the requirement means and how any citizen can learn more about federal projects and agencies' historic preservation planning responsibilities.
Cost:
Free
Course Length:
15 minutes
Access Period:
Indefinite
This online e-Learningcourse is designed to answer questions applicants for federal funding, permits, licenses, or other assistance may have about the review process required by Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Cost:
$50.00
Course Length:
45 minutes
Access Period:
30 days from enrollment
Building on the basic concepts and vocabulary presented in the "Basics of NEPA and Section 106 Integration," this online e-Learning course builds skills in identifying and taking advantage of coordination opportunities when a federal project, program, or activity is subject to concurrent NEPA and Section 106 reviews. Through case examples and challenge questions, learners will apply the concepts in scenarios where an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or Environmental Assessment (EA) is prepared, or where a Categorical Exclusion (CE or CatEx) may apply.
Cost:
$50.00
Course Length:
45 minutes
Access Period:
30 days from enrollment
This free online e-Learning course is a short introduction to all stakeholders to the basic concepts and vocabulary presented in the 2013 NEPA and Section 106 Handbook and a foundation for stakeholder expectations in the review of federal projects, programs, and activities that may affect historic properties, including high priority infrastructure projects and other federal undertakings.
Cost:
Free
Course Length:
15 minutes
Access Period:
Indefinite