They coordinate the operational, administrative, and aircrew scheduling functions for the organization. The following service ratings were effective on 1 Oct 2008: AWR, AWS, AWO, AWF, AWV, which fall under the general rating AW. Candidates must pass a written exam. If a reference has been updated since the exam was created and differs from the reference listed here, the information in the updated reference will be used as the basis for scoring the exam. To earn the Certified Aerospace Technician Core certification, candidates must meet at least one of the eligibility criteria and pass both a written exam and a practical exam. The state license must have relevancy to a Navy occupation or collateral duty. Click the links in this column to go to the Apprenticeship Finder and enter career path or location to find apprenticeship opportunities. Enlisted Sailor should make contact with Navy COOL prior to 18 months remaining on their soft/hard EAOS due to the complicated funding processes of some states. The Electronics Technicians Association, International (ETA-I), Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) certification is for the fiber optics professional with an understanding of concepts of fiber optics servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing. They also help prepare you for civilian employment for when you do transition out. May progress from; AWF, AWO, AWR, AWS, AWV rates; Aviation Warfare Systems Operators (AW) perform general flight crew duties; operate various USW and non-USW related sensor systems to extract, analyze and classify data obtained. Click here to go to NCATT Dependent Navigation Systems (DNS) COOL Snapshot page. For each of the above opportunities, the Service member must contact Navy COOL prior to submitting a voucher request for licensure funding coordination. Candidates must hold the Associate Electronics Technician (CETa) certification prior to taking the RADAR exam. The Navy and Marine Corps Airframe and Powerplant (NMCAPP) Certification Program provides Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Mechanic, Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) licensure opportunities to all aircraft maintenance technicians. Once you have found a credential you want to pursue and are eligible for, you can apply for a voucher for COOL funding to pay for the exam. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), GMDSS Radio Operator License (DO) is an entry- level license that qualifies the holder to operate and make some basic equipment adjustments to Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) radio installations and confers the operating authority of the MP. Funding of a state license must have relevancy to a Navy occupation or collateral duty (e.g. The Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) is an internationally agreed-upon set of safety procedures, types of equipment, and communication protocols used to increase safety and make it easier to rescue distressed ships, boats and aircraft. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of computer systems and hardware and must show proficiency in basic arithmetic and logic operations as they relate to computer theory, computer organization, memory and storage, and input and output equipment. Highly attainable: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement is HS or less and/or minimum experience is 2 years or less; no additional requirements. Mechanical (AWF) RATING ROADMAP 22 Mar 2010 . The listing of authorized FAA / JSAMTCC: Airman Knowledge Testing Center locations and their POCs can be found on the FAA website. Airman apprentices are taught fundamental skills needed in an aviation environment. Official Conversion to the new AW will occur 1 Oct 2008 and will be completed by 1 Oct 2010. Certification/license must be completed 60 days prior to separation. Click the links in this column to go to the external link My Next Move for Veterans web site to view salary and employment information for the job. Some states have specific licensing requirements for the following related civilian occupations. The following occupational-related degrees are recommended by the Navy Learning Center and are listed in the Navy Learning and Development Roadmap (LaDR) for The Naval Aircrewman rating (known as Aviation Warfare Systems Operator or AW prior to 2008) is an enlisted rating of the US Navy. Applicants must also pass written, oral, and practical exams. Their workforce includes: Consult the FAA Jobs website for additional information on aviation related career opportunities and job openings. For more supervisory and managerial positions, please refer to the Leader (All enlisted E-4 and above) page. See below for more information on what is listed in the hover text. Click here to go to Avionics Electronics Technician (AVN) COOL Snapshot page. RADAR Electronics Technicians must be knowledgeable and have abilities in technical and human relations areas including, Block Diagrams and Schematics, Components, Cabling and Antennas, Hand Tools & Soldering, Mathematics, Amplifiers, RADAR Transceivers, Interfacing, Satellite, Wireless, and Data Communications, Computers and Digital Concepts, Software Programming, Troubleshooting, and People Relations. Skotfred 05:20, 9 May 2007 (UTC) Only submariner RM's became ET's. Click here to go to Certified Electronics Technician - Journeyman-Level - Communications COOL Snapshot page. Candidates must pass a written examination. Make sure to select "Both" in the LAC Category Type drop-down before searching. Reimbursement for exam fees has been approved for payment through the GI Bill for the credentials with the GI Bill icon in this column. To help you focus on the most applicable credentials, the certification list has been filtered down to show in-demand credentials that are GI Bill approved. Obtaining credentials related to your rating helps improve your professionalism and holding credentials is considered during promotion evaluations. A PG is also required to operate: any compulsory equipped ship radiotelephone station operating with more than 1500 watts of peak envelope power; and voluntarily equipped ship and aeronautical (including aircraft) stations with more than 1000 watts of peak envelope power. COM: (850) 473-6148 This indicates that a detailed analysis comparing the credential requirements to the military occupation has been completed. The following USMAP apprenticeship trades are related to the AWV-Naval Aircrewmen Avionics rating: Completing an apprenticeship is a process with four major steps. Click here to go to Mechanic (Airframe) COOL Snapshot page. If you are a Navy Reservist, officer or enlisted, you may now be eligible for funding for credentials related to your civilian occupation. Candidates must pass a written exam. It is recommended you also filter by LaDR paygrade so you can see which certifications the LaDR recommends for you. 2. The requested credential must appear on Navy COOL, although it does not need to show the Navy Bucks icon to be funded. Click here to go to Electronics Associate DC (EM1) COOL Snapshot page. Enlisted personnel may get a state/county or municipality certification/license funded if the Sailor is separating or retiring in the state in which he/she desires the license. FOIs demonstrate a general understanding of optical fiber installation, connectors, splice performance characteristics, and testing optical fibers. Click here to go to GMDSS Radio Operator License (DO) COOL Snapshot page. Note: GI Bill approval data is updated quarterly. Effective 28 Oct 2016, Senior Chief Petty Officers no longer compress to AWCM. AS - Associate in Science (Professional Aeronautics), AS - Technology (Electromechanical Technologies). You cannot receive the AW rating without being a volunteer to fly as Naval Aircrew. COOL-funded certifications that are related to Most or Some of the skills and training gained in your rating. If neither of the previously mentioned methods of validating proof of completion are available, then a command correspondence (such as a command letter, memo, or PG-13 form) describing the training along with the OPNAV 1500/57 Professional Certification and Licensing Voucher Request (COOL Voucher Request Form). FOE knowledge and skills include housekeeping, tool accountability, hardware accountability, lost items, physical entry and personnel control, reporting and investigating, material handling, parts protections, hazardous materials, wildlife/environment, and Foreign Object Damage (FOD) effects. The following civilian occupations are similar to the duties performed by AWV-Naval Aircrewmen Avionics. Candidates must pass a written exam. For example, if you took a Command-sponsored Emergency Medical Technician course, you may be eligible for funding for an EMT Basic credential. ñ“8£ˆ ôÃ-°ŒÆë4;ƒŠ:Ü犌é!ª µKPJ Perform primary in-flight and ground duties as aircraft Flight Engineer/Crew Chief, This icon indicates that the credential has been accredited by at least one of the following. Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (related 80% to at least one or more critical tasks but less than 80% of all of the entire military occupation). You must sign the PG-13. They maintain and operate network systems, and are perform fault isolation and component repair of all avionics equipmment on an E-6B aircraft. Click here to go to Remote Pilot COOL Snapshot page. Associate Electronics Technicians demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic theory and applications used in all electronic disciplines including circuits, test equipment, electrical theory, work procedures and telecommunications fundamentals. Exam Development and Bibliographies Please send the NSIPS screenshot with your OPNAV 1500/57 Professional Certification and Licensing Voucher Request (COOL Voucher Request Form). You can use the Engage My Career Tool on MilGears to enter personalized information to learn how your training and experience can meet certification requirements. To ensure a complete understanding of the credential requirements, click on the credential name in the table and review the page that follows. To get a voucher request form, click Menu at the top of any page, then click "2 Complete Voucher and Apply" under Credentialing Steps. ICAC accreditation tells you that the credential meets documented standards of quality, which you can review on their web site. NCCA accreditation tells you that the credential meets documented standards of quality. Air Interdiction Agents: UH60 Pilots and Other Specialties. What does AWF stand for? They administer and direct the Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) and Search and Rescue (SAR) programs. Please enable JavaScript to enjoy all of the COOL features. Life as a helicopter crewman can be rewarding. Navy Reservists (SELRES) may get a state license funded based on their Navy or civilian occupation, earned academic degree or a semester course. The International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET), Certified Electronics Technician -Journeyman-Level – Radar credential validates the technician’s general knowledge of both continuous wave and pulse radar operation. Rate Work Process Description; Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic: 5000: AD AM A1E AWF: 0005D: Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. The International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET), Certified Electronics Technician - Associate-Level (Associate CET), is an entry-level certification for technicians and students with under four years of experience and validates the technician’s knowledge of basic electronics, including math, DC and AC circuts, transistors and troubleshooting. The Navy of the United Colonies of the 1775 era offered only a few different jobs above the ordinary level of seaman. DD-214; or Military Service School completion certificate; or other document) showing your other-Service occupation. Please send the document (scanned & emailed) with your OPNAV 1500/57 Professional Certification and Licensing Voucher Request (COOL Voucher Request Form). Additionally, FAA Remote Pilot candidates are required to pass an exam. In addition, they conduct in-flight duties as Aerial Cameramen and Flight Crew Ordnancemen. Also, visit our page of Related Sites and expand the Resource Sites For Veterans section to see what other resources may be available to you. The ASTM International, NCATT Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) is the primary NCATT certification and is required for ASTM International endorsements in the career field. The GCT1 certification is modeled after wide-ranging industry communication systems encompassing more specific detailed items along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) guidelines covering all disciplines in the COMT program. LaDR documents are available as pay grade-specific or combined, covering all the pay grades in a rating. The Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) is an internationally agreed-upon set of safety procedures, types of equipment, and communication protocols used to increase safety and make it easier to rescue distressed ships, boats and aircraft. Renewals are authorized 60 days prior to their discharge/separation. Each Navy job is given a code known as a Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC). The CETa is the foundation for ETA’s journeyman, senior, and master specialty, and master certification programs. Click on the occupation below to get more information on state requirements from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Bright Outlook icon indicates that new job opportunities are very likely in the future for this job. pay grade, BUT MAY BE TAKEN BY SAILORS IN OTHER PAY GRADES. Airframe mechanics work in hangars, repair stations, or out on the airfield on the "flight lines" where aircraft park. AET knowledge and skills include basic electronics facts, terminology, and principles, common maintenance practices, fundamentals of equipment maintenance, and aircraft fundamentals. The ETA-I Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) certification is a pre-requisite for this certification. The requested credential must be included on the Navy COOL website, and the Sailor must meet all other eligibility requirements. The FOE written exam is open to all individuals regardless of career field, training, education or experience. AW Naval Aircrew (AW's) Aviation Warfare Systems Operators are Navy enlisted aircrew members. Mechanic (Airframe) applicants must be at least 18 years old, be able to read, write, speak and understand English, and meet education, training and experience requirements. Moderate ease of attainment: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience. Most of the training takes place at their first duty station in the form of on-the-job training in the rating for which they are "striking." To help you focus on the credentials most applicable to this phase in your career, the certification list has been filtered to only show The Electronics Technicians Association, International (ETA-I), Fiber Optic Installers (FOI) certification is for fiber optic technicians. ASTM International, NCATT Dependent Navigation Systems (DNS) recognizes the knowledge base of the advanced aerospace technician and promotes integrity, safety, and professionalism in the aerospace workforce. Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Obtaining credentials can help prepare you for civilian employment, and can demonstrate knowledge and skills in a way civilian employers understand. The Electronics Technicians Association, International (ETA-I), Electronics Associate Digital (EM4) is an entry-level credential designed for technicians in the electricity and electronics field. You chose Transitioning-- this applies to Sailors who will not be reenlisting and who are planning their next steps. COOL-funded certifications that are LaDR-designated for your rating at the E7-E9 level. They must be eligible for a final Top Secret security clearance. Options for voluntary education include: For help in making informed choices on schools, education programs, and using tuition assistance, see: You can use the Engage My Career Tool on MilGears to enter personalized information to learn about degree programs related to your training and experience and next steps towards pursuing a degree. For more information about these occupations, click on the federal occupation below. Note that Click here to go to Electronics Associate Comprehensive (EM5) COOL Snapshot page. The EM3 can be a stand-alone certification for candidates requiring a narrower set of knowledge and skills or it can be part of the EM program, which requires that candidates attain five modules towards the eventual goal of achieving ETA’s Associate level certification (CETa). ( RCS ) COOL Snapshot page in-flight duties of fault isolation and component repair of Avionics. 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