Army Schools

Continually learning makes you a better Soldier and part of the team. The Army has a wide variety of schools they can send you to. We need to know which ones you want to go to. Use this form to create a record of what schools you want and don’t want to go to. When seats come up we can quickly find slots for the right people.

  • It's a 10 digit number on the back of your ID card.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY


  • We want to know your level of interest and availability so we can get you to courses. Read the descriptions below and rate each school. One star means you don't want to go at all. Five stars means SEND ME NOW! Many things can have the same rating. This helps us find out who is most interested and available. We will also use OML rankings to decide who gets seats for schools many people want to go to.



  • Length: 14 weeks
    Promotion Points: ~140
    ASI Awarded: B6
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Fort Leonard Wood
    Rank: Any
    Purpose: Teach skill level 1 critical tasks required for performing as JAB, ABV, AVLB, and ACE operators. Training will include vehicle maintenance, vehicle operations, obstacle reduction, and survivability.



  • Length: 4 weeks 5 days
    Promotion Points: ~5
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Fort Benning
    Rank: E5+
    Purpose: Train NCOs on advanced universal gunnery methodologies, gunnery training with a focus on vehicle mounted machine gun weapons systems, and the planning and implementation of gunnery training programs. It's taught over four modules: Direct Fire and Weapons Training, Ammunition and Ballistics, Gunnery Training Management, and Unit Training Plan Development.



  • Length: 410 hours
    Promotion Points: ~102
    ASI Awarded: S4 and Sapper Tab
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Fort Leonard Wood
    Rank: E4(P)+
    Purpose: The Sapper Leader Course is a 28-day course designed to train joint-service leaders in small unit tactics, leadership skills, and tactics required to perform as part of a combined arms team. The course is open to enlisted soldiers in the grades of E-4 (P) (in the Army, Specialist on the list for promotion to Sergeant) E-5, and above, cadets, and officers O-2 (1LT) and below



  • Length: 40 hours
    Promotion Points: ~4
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: E5+
    Purpose: Become a primary helping in developing an Army Substance Abuse Program risk reduction and prevention program. UPL's administer the unit biochemical-testing plan, train and deliver prevention education classes, and periodically review and support ASAP-FC assistance visits and inspections.



  • Length: 132 hours
    Promotion Points: ~12
    ASI Awarded: H8
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: Any
    Purpose: Operating, servicing, and using wheeled recovery vehicles and equipment , to include the procedures used in rigging, recovering, and lowering of wheeled vehicles. The tracked class covers recovery with the M88. AR 750-1 states that wheeled and tracked recovery vehicles will be operated by properly trained and certified recovery personnel.



  • Length: 169 hours
    Promotion Points: None. Required for Promotion.
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: E4
    Purpose: Must have SSD1 done. Course graduates leave equipped with standards-based, performance-oriented, battled-focused training that supports squad level operations. IT provides the Army with a leader who can visualize, describe, and execute squad level operations in varied operations environments. This is required for promotion to SGT.



  • Length: 110 hours
    Promotion Points: None. Required for Promotion.
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: 1
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: E5
    Purpose: Must completed SSD II prior to enrolling in DL. Students will demonstrate proficiency in demolitions, explosive hazards, combat construction, combat tactics, and the employment of combat engineer equipment.



  • Length: 130 hours
    Promotion Points: None. Required for Promotion.
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: 1
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: E6
    Purpose: Training in engineer tactics, engineer shared tasks, field fortifications, mine/countermine warfare, urban operations, demolitions, reconnaissance, fixed and floating bridging.



  • Length: 82 hours
    Promotion Points: ~8
    ASI Awarded: 2B
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: Any
    Purpose: To train Soldiers in the conduct of Air Assault operations, slingload operations, rappelling operations from an aircraft, and through mental and physical training to develop their leadership, self-confidence, aggressive spirit.



  • Length: 123 hours
    Promotion Points: ~12
    ASI Awarded: 5P
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Fort Benning
    Purpose: To qualify volunteers in the use of the parachute as a means of combat deployment and through mental and physical training develop their leadership, self-confidence, and aggressive spirit.



  • Length: 80 hours
    Promotion Points: ~8
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: 1
    Location: Multiple Locations (primarily Fort Dix)
    Rank: E5+
    Purpose: Students will learn how to perform as unit advisors to their commanders on physical readiness as well as establish and monitor both unit and individual physical training readiness programs. You will be a certified Master Fitness Trainer at the end and know how to coach others in all areas of fitness from diet, body composition, exercise techniques, and program development.



  • Length: 80 hours
    Promotion Points: ~8
    ASI Awarded: 8R
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: E6+
    Purpose: The Master Resilience School is compliant with the Army's General Learning Outcomes (GLOs) by aligning all training material and outcomes with the Army Learn Area with the following GLOs across cohorts of the force: Soldiers and Civilians Demonstrate capacity in creative / critical thinking, Soldiers and Civilians demonstrate proficiency in communication skills, Soldiers and Civilians pursue Comprehensive Fitness / Resiliency skills and Performance Enhancements skills, Soldiers and Civilians pursue Life Long Learning, Self-Assessment, and Goal Setting.



  • Length: 115 hours
    Promotion Points: ~28
    ASI Awarded: E8
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Fort Leonard Wood
    Rank: Any
    Purpose: Train E-4s to E-8s with the basic skills and knowledge required to perform as Explosive Ordnance Clearance Agents.



  • Length: 80 hours
    Promotion Points: ~8
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Fort Leonard Wood
    Rank: E5+
    Purpose: UMBC provides advanced information on urban breaching operations. The course consists of in-depth explosive theory, detailed planning that combines operational and training safety issues, urban reconnaissance, and employment of urban breaching assets, including explosive, manual, and ballistic breaching techniques for urban operations. The UMBC teaches the use of Current Force equipment that supports mobility operations in the support of the maneuver force.



  • Length: 40 hours
    Promotion Points: ~4
    ASI Awarded: None
    DL Phases: None
    Location: Multiple Locations
    Rank: E5+
    Purpose: Training how to evaluate crews for mounted gunnery operations. Understand the DIDEA process when engaging enemy forces on stabilized or unstabilized platforms.



  • You can select more than one option.






  • Short notice could be even just a weeks notice.



  • Short notice could be even just a weeks notice.



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