restrict or limit the use of personnel or set limitations as
to what rating should perform any given duty.
Naval standards (NAVSTDs) are the minimum
nonrating-specific skill and knowledge requirements
for enlisted personnel in paygrades E-2 through E-9.
For example, all first class petty officers must know
how to write performance evaluations. Naval
standards together with occupational standards form
the basis for implementing and supporting actions for
enlisted manning, distribution, recruit training,
military requirement training, and advancement. They
also express requirements for skill or knowledge and
abilities that individuals must be proficient in, even
though their present duty assignment may not require
the use of that skill or knowledge. Enlisted personnel
are required to demonstrate the capability to perform a
skill or their attainment of knowledge described by a
naval standard as part of their advancement process.
Naval standards also cover essential virtues of pride of
service in support of the oath of enlistment. All of
these knowledges directly contribute to the mission of
Occupational standards and naval standards are
fully described in what volume of NAVPERS
PUBLICATIONS USED TO PREPARE
ENLISTED PERSONNEL FOR
The ESO should have all of the publications
needed to assist personnel in their advancement. We
will discuss the most important publications in the
Learning Objectives : Identify the role the
Bibliography (BIB) for Advancement-In-Rate Exam
Study plays in the Navy advancement system and how to
order it; identify mandatory course requirements to
satisfy advancement requirements; identify Personnel
Advancement Requirements (PARs) and the role they
play in advancement and how to order them; identify
Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS) and the roles
they play in training; identify the Petty Officer
Indoctrination Course (POIC) and the Chief Petty
Officer Indoctrination Course (CPOIC); and explain
the course-ordering procedures.
ADVANCEMENT-IN-RATE EXAM STUDY
The Bibliography (BIB) for Advancement-In-Rate
Study is the basic reference for all rates and ratings.
BIBs are developed by the exam writer (a chief petty
officer) to help Sailors study for the advancement-
in-rate examination. BIBs are a list of references that
include training courses (TRAMANs/NRTCs),
instructions, technical manuals, guides, and other
publications commonly used in a rating. BIBs for all
ratings will be available ONLY IN ELECTRONIC
FORMAT and will be posted (issued) THREE times a
year. The E4/E5/E6 BIBs will be posted in March and
September and the E7 is posted in July.
When BIBs are issued:
BIBs posted in March will be for active duty
E4/E5/E6 September exams and for Selective
Reserve E4/E5/E6 February exams (for the
BIBs posted in July will be for active duty E7
exams and for Selective Reserve E7 February
exams (for the following year).
BIBs posted in September will be for active duty
E4/E5/E6 March exams and for Selective
Reserve E4/E5/E6 August exams (for the
BIBs are available only in electronic format from the
NETPDTC home page http://www.cnet.navy.mil/
NETPDTC Bulletin Board DSN 922-1394/1820
or commercial (850) 452-1394/1820.
Streamlined Automated Logistic Transmission
System (SALTS) For information on how to
access SALTS, see your supply department, or
call DSN 442-1112 or commercial (215)
The BIB also contains mandatory training course
requirements for each rating.
BIBs for all ratings will be posted (issued) how
many times a year?
MANDATORY TRAINING COURSE
To compete for promotion to the next higher
paygrade, personnel must demonstrate that they have
the knowledge and competence to successfully