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Specialty Track: 204 - Professional Development


In today’s Civil Air Patrol Professional Development personnel are responsible for the education and training of the Officers and NCO’s who manage and lead the various duty areas of a composite squadron.  They may manage staff, coordinate training programs, interface with staff or representatives of other agencies, develop policies and procedures necessary to ensure safety and accomplishment, and be involved in the development and implementation of aerospace education plans, programs and directives.

Key Duties

Know directives applicable to professional development programs.

Know the structure of the CAP professional development program and senior member activities.

Maintain an adequate stock of applicable forms.

Assist other members in proper completion of forms.

Maintain unit training records.

Maintain a unit training library.

Operate audio-visual equipment.

Assure security of training examinations.

Prepare documentation in support of training awards for the commander’s review.

Submit applications for awards.

Coordinate member training accomplishments with other members of the staff.


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