AIR FORCE - CFETP 3E6X1 PARTS I AND II
|Publication Date:||15 April 2011|
Purpose of the CFETP.
This CFETP provides information necessary for the Air Force Career Field Manager (AFCFM), MAJCOM Functional Managers (MFM), commanders, training managers, supervisors and trainers, to plan, develop, manage, and conduct an effective and efficient career field training program. This plan outlines the training individuals require in this AFS in order to develop and progress throughout their career. This plan identifies initial skills, upgrade, qualification, advanced, and proficiency training and serves as the contract between AETC and a functional community. Initial skills training is the AFS specific training an individual receives upon entry into the Air Force or upon retraining into a specialty for award of the 3-skill level. Normally, this training is conducted by AETC at one of the technical training centers. Upgrade training identifies the mandatory courses, task qualification requirements, and correspondence course completion requirements for award of the 3-, 5-, 7-, and 9-skill level. Qualification training is actual hands-on task performance training designed to qualify an airman in a specific duty position. This training program occurs both during and after the upgrade training process. It is designed to provide the performance skills and knowledge required to do the job. Advanced training is a formal course which provides individuals who are qualified in one or more positions of their AFS with additional skill/knowledge to enhance their expertise in the career field. Training is for selected career airmen at the advanced level of the AFS. Proficiency training is additional training, either in-residence or exportable advanced training courses, or on-the-job (OJT) training provided to personnel to increase their skills and knowledge beyond the minimum required for upgrade. The CFETP has several purposes. These purposes are:
Serves as a management tool to plan, manage, conduct, and evaluate a career field training program. Also, it is used to help supervisors identify training at the appropriate point in an individual's career.
Identifies task and knowledge training requirements for each skill level in the specialty and recommends education and training throughout each phase of an individual's career.
Lists training courses available in the specialty, identifies sources of training, and training delivery methods.
Identifies major resource constraints that impact full implementation of the desired career field training process.