FORMAL SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
Ref: (a) OPNAVINST 1500.71
D-101. This appendix contains minimum school graduate requirements for ships, staffs, and units of the Surface Forces. Class "A" schools, training to support NEC/NOBC requirements in unit manpower documents, factory training, and approved billet specialty training (i.e. pipeline training) are not included. LPD 17 class requirements will be addressed at a later date.
a. This appendix does not restrict commanding officers from sending additional eligible personnel to any available course or expanding formal school training to other applicable schools.
b. It is recognized that limited TADTAR resources may not permit accomplishment of all training requirements listed herein. Commanding officers may request TADTAR augmentation to complete training requirements; however, in the event of TADTAR shortfalls, commanding officers must prioritize training based on individual ship needs within existing funding resources.
D-102. Appendix D arranges courses in the following format:
a. Course number, course title.
b. Applicability and required graduates. These columns list the minimum graduates for each type unit.
c. Notes. The notes contain amplifying information.
D-103. Detailed information concenring most courses listed herein can be found in the Catalog of Navy Training Courses (CANTRAC), NAVEDTRA 10500 which is distributed on CD-ROM. It may also be viewed on the the CNET home page at http://www.cnet.navy.mil/netpdtc/cantrac/cantrac.htm.
D-104. Recommendations for changes to this listing should be forwarded to COMNAVSURFLANT (N81) or COMNAVSURFPAC (N83), via the chain of command. School quotas may be requested in accordance with guidelines set forth in COMNAVSURFLANTINST 1320.1D/COMNAVSURFPACINST 1320.1D (TAD and School Quota Administration).
D-105. The Navy Training Feedback System will be used to identify, report and validate training deficiencies in accordance with reference (a). Training deficiencies that normally fall under this program include:
a. Individual has not been trained in skills required.
b. Individual has been trained in skills, but cannot perform them.
c. A training deficiency involving other broader issues.
LEGEND: 1, 2, 3, etc - Number of course graduates required.
* - Course applies to unit indicated. Refer to note on same page.