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 five easy steps:

Step 1

Review our e-learning course descriptions below. Once you have selected a course that meets your needs, click on the register button to register via the ACHP's E-Learning Portal.

Step 2

Create an account using your email address. Your account allows you to access your e-learning courses anywhere, anytime. You can use your account to register for additional courses in the future.

Step 3

Select a course from the Course Catalog tab and follow the prompts to pay for course access using a credit card. Be sure to enable pop-ups for this site.

Step 4

Launch the course from the My Courses tab once payment confirmation is received.

Step 5

Learn at your own pace during the thirty (30) days from the date of purchase that your course is available.

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 webinar@achp.gov.

Promoting the preservation and enhancement of our nation's diverse historic resources.

Course Catalog

This course 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. The roles of federal agencies and applicants are highlighted in terms of how they contrast and complement each other to ensure historic properties receive consideration in project planning.

Course Length:
Approximately 45 minutes
Access Period:
30 days from date of enrollment

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act requires federal agencies to consider how projects they carry out, fund, license, approve, or permit may affect historic properties. This short introduction to Section 106 explains what the requirement means and how any citizen can learn more about federal projects and agencies' historic preservation planning responsibilities.

Course Length:
Approximately 15 minutes
Access Period: