AIR FORCE - CFETP 3E9X1 PARTS I AND II
|Publication Date:||15 December 2014|
Purpose of the CFETP.
Provide information for Air Force Career Field Manager (AFCFM), MAJCOM Functional Manager (MFM); commanders, training managers, supervisors and trainers to plan, develop, manage and conduct a life-cycle career field training program. Outlines training individuals require in the Air Force Specialty (AFS) to develop and advance throughout a career. Identifies initial skills, upgrade, qualification, advanced and proficiency training. Serves as a contract between Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and a Functional Community.
Initial skills training is AFS specific training an individual receives on entry into the Air Force or on retraining into the specialty for award of the 3-skill level. One of the AETC technical training centers usually conducts the training.
Upgrade training identifies mandatory courses, task qualification requirements, and correspondence course completion requirements for award of the 3-, 5-, 7-, and 9-skill level.
Qualification training is hands-on task performance training designed to qualify an individual in a specific duty position. This training program occurs both during and after the upgrade training process. Qualification training design provides the performance skills and knowledge required to do the job.
Advanced training is formal specialty training for selected individuals.
Proficiency training is additional training provided to personnel to increase their skills and knowledge beyond the minimum required for upgrade. Either in-residence or exportable advanced training courses or on-the-job training is used. The CFETP has several purposes:
Serves as a management tool to plan, manage, conduct, and evaluate a career field training program. Helps supervisors identify training at the appropriate interval during an individual's career.
Identifies task and knowledge training requirements for each skill level in the specialty. Recommends education and training throughout each phase of an individual's career.
Lists available specialty training courses and identifies training sources and delivery methods.
Identifies major resource constraints affecting complete implementation of desired career field training process.