All Professional Naval Chaplaincy – Resident Training Courses focus on preparing students who attend with the requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to provide religious ministry in the sea services. The needs of the Department of Navy (DoN) and the student are served through the careful alignment of training requirements of the occupation filled by each individual. Curriculum is aligned with identified training requirements through the Instructional System Design (ISD) process. The Navy's ISD process includes Planning, Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (PADDIE) of courses of instruction, as found in the NAVEDTRA 130 series.
Professional Naval Chaplaincy – Resident Training Courses are administered by the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center’s Training/Operations Department and overseen with the approval of the Command Officer. All courses and/or programs are qualitatively consistent, regardless of training location, with the policies and procedures established by NCSC and higher authority guidance in accordance with NAVDTRA 135 and 140 series.
Initial Skills / Accessions
Professional Naval Chaplaincy Initial and Accessions level skills training exist to fulfill the journeyman training requirements for 1945, 4105 and 4100 naval officer designators and Religious Program Specialists (RP).
Intermediate and Advanced Leadership
Professional Naval Chaplaincy Intermediate and Advanced level training is available at significant career milestones to support ministry at intermediate leadership (O4 and E5/E6) and advanced leadership (05/06) levels in areas of professional competence.
Individual Student Records
Individual student training documentation is maintained electronically in the Corporate enterprise and Training Activity Resource System (CeTARS). These records document reservations for a course, enrollment date, graduation date, performance data, and any event that may cause interruption of instruction, such as medical or legal hold. Information on courses attended by students, graduation information, and other data become a permanent part of the student electronic Training Jacket (ETJ). Student files are also maintained on site at NCSC for a minimum of two years, which document the student's personal contact information, course information and performance data.