The ACTEDS Training Catalog


Basic Course (BC)
Distributed Learning (DL) and Resident

Course Number ATRRS (1-250-C-60 (DL) & 1-250-C60 phase 2)
Mode Distributed Learning Web and classroom
Location Civilian Human Resource Training Application System https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas/default.asp
Resident course located at Army Management Staff College-West, Fort Leavenworth, KS
Eligibility Requirements Designed for civilian leaders who exercise direct leadership to effectively lead and care for teams; Army employees with a permanent appointment to a supervisory or managerial position; military supervisors of civilian employees and other DoD employees. Applicants must have completed the Foundation Course (FC) if employed as an Army civilian after 30 September 2006 or had a break in service, and previous service date is before 30 September 2006. Applicants must have a current TAPES performance rating of successful or NSPS rating of Level (2) or above, and be in good standing regarding conduct.
Admission Priorities

Priority 1 - Required course all Army civilians newly assigned as team leaders or to supervisory or managerial position with the one-year supervisory probationary period requirement and have not received credit for course/experience substitution for the Basic Course.

Priority 2 - Army civilian employees and other DoD Employees participating in an Army endorsed supervisory or manager development program (e.g. DoD Executive Leadership Program (DELDP), Defense Leadership and Management Program (DLAMP), and the Army Fellows Program.

Priority 3 - Military supervisors of civilians and other DoD leaders.

Distributed Learning (dL) course is available to other members of the Army Civilian Corps as self-development.

Purpose Designed for civilian leaders who exercise direct leadership to effectively care for teams. Training focuses on basic education in leadership and counseling fundamentals, interpersonal skills and self-awareness.
Description The BC consists of a dL course and a two week resident course. The resident course will be taken after successful completion of the dL course and takes place in a university setting encompassing a classroom environment and small group seminars.
Application Process Self-registration process through the Civilian Human Resource Training Application System web-site https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas/default.asp.
AKO logon and password or Common Access Card (CAC) required to enroll.
Enrollment Process
  1. A web-based dL pre-assessment (within the course) will identify individual needs for specific dL modules.
  2. The dL phase must be completed prior to taking the resident phase. Those unable to successfully complete the dL course are not eligible for the resident phase of the BC.
  3. Employees in supervisory and managerial positions must complete the dL and resident course of the BC within one year after assignment or the effective date of this policy (whichever is later) to a supervisory or managerial position to meet the one-year supervisory probationary period.
  4. The time length between completing the dL course and beginning the resident course should not exceed 180 days. dL course has review or "reach back" capability as a refresher for those who will not immediately be attending the resident course.
  5. Quotas are assigned to Army organizations based on the population of civilian employees identified as requiring the course.
  6. Applicants are screened for eligibility based on policy eligibility, admission priorities and prerequisites.
Funding Most permanent Army civilians to include Local National employees are centrally funded. Military members; term and temporary employees; and non-Department of the Army employees, for example, are funded through their own organizations.