The ACTEDS Training Catalog

Advanced Course (AC)
Distributed Learning (DL) and Resident

Course Number ATRRS (1-250-C-62 (DL) & 1-250-C62 phase 2)
Mode Distributed Learning Web and classroom
Location Civilian Human Resource Training Application System
Resident course located at Army Management Staff College – Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Eligibility Requirements Required for Army civilian employees GS-13-15. Applicants must have completed the Foundation Course, if required. 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 for all Army civilians in a permanent appointment to a supervisory or managerial position, GS-13 and above who have not received course/experience substitution.

Priority 2 - Army senior level civilians, GS-13 and above or comparable pay band, currently not in a supervisory or managerial position.

Priority 3 - Military supervisors of civilians or in managerial positions and other DoD leaders.

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


Designed for civilian leaders who must be adaptive, innovative, self-aware, and capable of effectively leading a complex organization, guiding programs, and managing associated resources. The focus is on strategic thinking and assessment, change management, developing a cohesive organization, managing a diverse workplace, and management of resources.


The AC consists of a dL course and a four 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
AKO logon and password or Common Access Card (CAC) required to enroll.
Funding Most permanent Army civilians to include Local National, NAF, and WG 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.