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DEFENSE BASIC PRESERVATION AND PACKING (CERT) (8A-F63/551-F55 (DL))

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 lesson. 75% of these must be answered correctly to continue in the course. After three unsuccessful attempts on the same, individual assessment, the course will be marked as unsuccessful.

Description: This course is a certification course in accordance with AR 700-15/NAVSUPISNT 4030.28E/AFJMAN 24-206/MCO 4030E/DLAR 4145.7 and AR 700-37. It's also a prerequisite for 8A-F61/551-F53 (PACK-1B). It is designed to teach military packaging and preservation methods. This course provides in-depth training in the application of military packaging policy criteria and packaging specifications and standards to real-world scenarios. The course focuses on military packaging and preservation methods that include cleaning and drying processes, preservation materials and application, cushioning, unit and intermediate packing methods, military marking and labeling, outer packing procedures, palletized and unitized loads, containerization, and blocking and bracing.

This course contains two modules with a total of 17 lessons. For review purposes, knowledge checks will be used in the lessons and a Preservation practice exam will be provided at the end of the Preservation module. These will help you pass the official exam you will be directed to after completing both modules. You must pass this exam in order to complete the course.

Audience: This course is intended for those who must meet the certification requirements of with AR 700-15/NAVSUPISNT 4030.28E/AFJMAN 24-206/MCO 4030E/DLAR 4145.7, to include uniformed military, civil service, and DoD contractor personnel who perform entry and journeyman-level preservation, packing, unitization operations, and blocking and bracing. FD1. The materials contained in this course have been reviewed by the Course developers in coordination with the Defense Ammunition Center foreign disclosure authority. This course is releasable to students from all requesting foreign countries without restrictions. This rating means that all course references are either already available in the public domain or all training materials have been approved for release to all international military students. FD1 TSPs cannot contain FOUO, restricted technical, or other restricted information.

Length: Approximately 26 hours (self-paced learning)

Special Information: This course is provided as a web-based course. Students must have web access, a CAC card, and an AKO account. Students must register through ATRRS for course credit. It is recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection in order to view the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. Preservation
  2. Packing