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Defense Ammunition Center

Introduction to Ammunition (CERT)

(9E-F67/920-F35 (DL))

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Ungraded knowledge checks are distributed throughout the content to provide students with immediate feedback about their level of understanding in each topic. Graded multiple choice questions are provided at the end of each course. 75% of these must be answered correctly to complete the course. After three unsuccessful attempts to do so, the course will be marked as unsuccessful.

Description: This course satisfies mandatory certification and refresher training requirements for personnel directly involved in hands-on exposure to A&E items and/or operations as prescribed by DoD 5160.68, AR 385-10, and DA PAM 385-64. Course content includes a review of regulatory guidance applicable to the safe conduct of A&E operations, as well as a comprehensive review of A&E classes and characteristics and safe handling procedures and explosives safety requirements for the receipt, storage, maintenance, demilitarization, and issue of ammunition at U.S. Army installations.

Audience: Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Functional Community personnel, Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Functional Community professionals with explosives safety responsibilities requiring completion of Level 1 Certification, ammunition area and operation supervisors and planners, ammunition handling and operating personnel, personnel who prepare, review, or recommend approval of site plans, personnel who handle or manage waste military munitions, personnel who monitor the safety of contractors handling ammunition and explosives, and additional personnel requiring A&E safety related training as prescribed by DoD 5160.68, AR 385-10, and DA PAM 385-64.

Length: Approximately 12 hours (self-paced learning).

Special Information: This course is a web-based (online) course hosted on the Army Learning Management System (ALMS). Students must have web access and a CAC card. Students must register through ATRRS for course credit. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended to complete the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Security Clearance: None required.

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