The ACTEDS Training Catalog

Physical Security/Law Enforcement (CP-19)

Consideration for ACTEDS Resources

Army Civilian Training Education Development System (ACTEDS) and Competitive Professional Development (CPD) funding, you must have Career Status (must have completed three (3) years, or any combination thereof, of service in a permanent full-time Department of the Army civilian position(s), be assigned to CP19 from your series on the position description, and be Army Civilian Education System (CES) grade compliant (See Section on CES). Careerists will submit their most recent non-award SF 50 showing career status.

All training should be documented and supervisor approved on the Individual Development Plan (IDP) located on the Army Career Tracker (ACT) (See Section on ACT). CP-19 Careerist should also enter all training requests (SF 182s) into GoArmy Ed (See Section on GoArmyEd).

For a listing of ACTEDS training opportunities to include current information on Senior Service Colleges, consult the ACTEDS Table of Contents at

Identification of Requirements

Requirements for all ACTEDS resources will be submitted to the identified CP19 Civilian Proponency POC annually when requested by suspense action through chain-of-command. ACOM/ASCC/DRUs will review and validate submissions, consolidate requirements and priorities prior to submission to CP-19.

Army Career Tracker (ACT)

Army Career Tracker (ACT) is the Army web portal created to change the way training, education, and experiential learning support is provided to Army enlisted, officer, civilian, and their leaders/supervisors. Users can search multiple education and training resources, monitor career development, and receive advice from their leadership.

ACT empowers the user to:

  • Identify training opportunities and requirements based on Career Management Field, Career Field, and Career Program Maps.
  • Create the Individual Development Plan (IDP) and track progress of development goals.
  • View multiple skill and competency career progression across multiple career maps.
  • Search a variety of training catalogs and educational resources.
  • Connect with peers in the MY Journal portion. ACT includes Supervisor and Career Program Manager dashboard functionality.
  • Provides an unofficial record of training developmental assignments, and education of the user.
  • Access for ACT is at
  • Careerists and supervisors will create accounts in Army Career Tracker before creating accounts in GoArmyEd.


Army Civilians will use GoArmyEd ( to process online training applications and SF 182 Authorization, Agreement, and Certification of Training requests for G-3/5/7 centrally and command-funded training and professional development classes beginning after 1 October 2013.

Schools and vendors with existing GoArmyEd accounts to manage Army tuition assistance funded enrollments will use their same accounts to manage Army Civilian-funded enrollments.

Short-Term Training

Short term training is less than 120 days provided throughout the year from various sources at various government and non- government sources. These courses provide specific curricula and training objectives. Approval of short-term training must be supported by the first line supervisor and approved by the ACOM/ASCC/DRU CP Manager and have FCR approval.

Academic Degree Training (ADT)

Approval authority for all academic degree lies with the Assistant Secretary of the Army, (Manpower and Reserve Affairs, (ASA M&RA). The ADT program is a competitive program for those meeting the Army and CP-19 qualifications. CP-19 will fund tuition for evening, weekend, and on-line courses to minimize lost duty time. ADT is defined as training or education with the stated objective obtaining an academic degree. The academic degree must be related to the performance of the employee's official duties and part of a planned, systematic and coordinated program of professional development, endorsed by the Army. CP19 does not fund full time attendance in lieu of traditional work assignments. CP19 will fund Masters', Bachelors', and Associates' degrees under $75,000 IAW AR 350-1. Students must earn at least a C in each class in Bachelor and Associate Programs. Masters' students must earn at least a B in each class IAW AR 350-1. Students will present final grade reports on a regular basis for compliance. Applicants will sign a Continued Service Agreement (CSA) beginning the next day after graduation and equal to at least three times the length of training. A CSA is required even if training takes place on the employee's time to ensure the Army's return on the investment.

Please allow 120 days for the approval process from the start of degree classes.

Career Specific ADT

CP-19 ADT applicants will have at least three years as an Army Civilian in permanent positions (Career Status) and submit the last three annotated performance appraisals. In addition to the Utilization Plan signed by the Supervisor, the applicant will submit a letter of recommendation by someone higher than the supervisor in the applicant's rating chain. The applicant must be grade compliant in the Army CES training as documented in CHRTAS. If the applicant is a supervisor, the applicants must complete the Supervisor Development Course on-line. The applicant will complete all the forms in the Army HQDA funded package. The link is found at the bottom of this section.

Requirements Backfill

Commands will not be reimbursed for salaries and personal benefits for training participants or costs incurred through temporary backfill for the vacated position.

Civilian Education System (CES)

The Civilian Education System (CES) is the foundation of the Army's leader development program for all Army Civilians, providing progressive and sequential education courses throughout their careers. CES is centrally funded by HQDA G-37/Training Directorate for most permanent Army Civilians, including but not limited to general schedule (GS), non appropriated fund (NAF), and local national (LN) and wage grade (WG) employees. CES leadership courses, or designated equivalent courses, are required for all Army Civilians. Employees should include attendance at the CES course, for which they are eligible, in their Individual Development Plans. (IDP)

Employees are eligible to attend the CES course that is targeted at their grade level. GS-01 through GS-09 employees are eligible to attend the CES Basic Course; GS-10 through GS-12 employees are eligible to attend the CES intermediate Course; and GS-13 through GS-15 are eligible to attend the CES Advanced Course. Grades 14-15 may also attend the CES for Senior Leaders after completion of the Advanced Course. NOTE: All Army Civilians who were hired after 30 September 2006 are required to take the Foundation Course prior to enrolling in either of the CES courses.

More information on CES course, as well as instruction on enrollment is at:

Point of Contact

CP-19 Point of Contact is:

Mr. Nick Hunter
Deputy Chief, CP 19 Career Program Office
Ms. Dorothy C. Smith
Training Officer, CP19 Career Program Office
Program Proponency Office, (DAPM-MPO-PS)
Office of the Provost Marshal General
(OPMG) MF 748
2800 Army Pentagon
Washington, DC 20310

Phone: (703) 614-2597, DSN 224-2597, (Hunter)
(703) 614-3337, DSN 224-3337 (Smith)
More Information
  • Academic Degree Training (ADT) Checklist - Employees requesting DA ACTEDS funds to obtain an academic degree (training or education with the stated objective of getting an academic degree) must provide the information found in the "ADT Checklist" below.
  • Career Program ACTEDS Plans - Information about career management training, education, and development is provided in the individual ACTEDS plans. Individual plans may be found using the ACTEDS link below.
  • Course Checklist - Employees requesting ACTEDS funds for developmental assignments, short-term training opportunities (120 days or less) and non-academic degree programs must provide the information found in the "Course Checklist" below.

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