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Click the title of a class to see all available sessions with time, date, and locations. Choose a session or sessions, and fill out the form below to register. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of registering. Please note: sessions that are full may continue to appear up until the date the event takes place.

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The Benefits Administration Training Class is designed to assist staff responsible for administering state employee benefits. The class provides an overview of numerous benefit programs through scenario based classroom training.


Participants will learn and understand the fundamentals of health, dental, vision, retiree vision, CoBen, FlexElect reimbursement accounts, health and dental cash options, common carrier insurance, group term life insurance, long-term disability, retirement processing, and COBRA.

Upon completion of the class, participants will be able to:

  • Explain benefit programs to departmental employees and respond to inquiries.
  • Process benefit changes due to employee permitting events.
  • Identify and resolve common errors in benefits administration.

Intended Audience

  • Personnel transactions staff
  • Attendance clerks
  • Benefits coordinators
  • All other staff working in personnel offices who provide benefit information to state employees


No cost. However, you must go through your department's training request process to obtain the necessary approvals to attend class on State time. If you do not attend class or send a substitute, you will be charged a “no-show” fee of $310. However, there is no “no show” for webcast training. Please notify the Benefits Administration Training Coordinator, Penny Jones ( at least two weeks before the scheduled training if you are not able to attend the class you registered for or if you need a special accommodation.

Listing of current CalHR workshops
 SIDDateTimeCityLocationSeats RemainingTitleOwner
5471Aug 07, 2018 thru Aug 08, 2018 8:30AM- 4:30PMSacramentoCalHR Training Room - 1st Floor
1810 16th Street
0Benefits Administration Training Class - BAMTraining Registration

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