Civil Affairs Training Overview
The CA Qualification course is 42 weeks long (not including Airborne or early reports for NCOES). The CA Qualification course is all completed at Ft. Bragg, NC and is a PCS move. The course consists of:
- 2 weeks Intro to CA
- 24 weeks of language training
- 11 weeks of CA Core Curriculum
- 3 weeks CULEX
- 1 week for graduation.
The language you learn will be based off of your DLAB score. A score of 85-100 is considered a CAT I/II language. A score of 101 and above falls in CAT III/IV languages.
- CAT I & II - (Spanish, French, Indonesian)
- CAT III & IV - (Arabic, Chinese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Russian, Persian, Farsi, Korean and Thai)
Officers will first attend CA Assessment and Selection, a 10 day TDY and return course, at the first available opportunity. Officers who successfully complete CAAS will PCS to a designated CCC and TDY courses as required (Airborne, SERE-C), followed by a PCS to Ft. Bragg, NC to attend the CA Qualification course.