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PACK-1B Military Preservation and Packaging for Storage and Shipment (CERT) (Phase 2) (8A-F61/551-F53)

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You will receive your Individualized Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) information upon arrival to this class.

Description: This course satisfies mandatory training requirements for the certification of personnel responsible for supporting military preservation, packaging, unitization, and ISO containerization activities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, AR 700-15, and AR 700-37 and DA Interns enrolled in Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Career Program (CP)-20 or Ammunition Management CP-33 as prescribed by AR 690-950. This course provides technical hands-on training in applying unit and intermediate military packaging and preservation methods, outer packing procedures, cleaning and drying processes, containerization load planning, load blocking and bracing, palletized and unitized loads, preservative materials, cushioning, marking, and labeling in accordance with military packaging policy criteria and packaging specifications and standards. Students will receive hands-on training in conducting military preservation and packaging activities in a packaging workshop.

Length: 80 hours

Audience: Personnel responsible for supporting military preservation, packaging, unitization, and ISO containerization activities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, AR 700-15, and AR 700-37 and DA Interns enrolled in Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Career Program (CP)-20 or Ammunition Management CP-33 as prescribed by AR 690-50.

Prerequisites: Successful Completion of course No. 8A-F63/551-F55-DL, DEFENSE BASIC PRESERVATION AND PACKING (CERT), offered by the Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) via distance learning (DL).

Security Clearance: None required.

Availability: Pack-1B is available as an instructor-led course.

Required Equipment: Safety shoes, safety glasses, and clothing appropriate for workshop conditions.

Course Topics:
1. Introduction to Preservation and Packaging
2. FEDLOG/FLIS
3. Methods of Preservation and ESD
4. Cleaning, Drying, and Preservation
5. Barrier Materials and Heat Sealing
6. Marking and Labeling
7. Fiberboard Boxes
8. ABM/Stitchers
9. Heat Sealing Equipment
10. SPIs, Contracts, and ASTMs
11. Cushioning, Blocking, and Bracing
12. Outer Packaging
13. Wood Boxes
14. Crates
15. Cargo Unitization
16. Blocking and Bracing

The IACET Standard: DAC has been approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  In obtaining this accreditation, the Defense Ammunition Center has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. The DAC awards 7.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.

Start DateEnd DateLocationClass #StatusRegistration Availability
11/28/2022 12/09/2022 McAlester, OK 001 Scheduled Available
01/23/2023 02/03/2023 McAlester, OK 002 Scheduled Available
02/27/2023 03/10/2023 McAlester, OK 003 Scheduled Available
04/03/2023 04/14/2023 McAlester, OK 004 Scheduled Available
06/05/2023 06/16/2023 McAlester, OK 005 Scheduled Available
08/07/2023 08/18/2023 McAlester, OK 006 Scheduled Available