answer keys must be controlled and maintained by a
commissioned officer, designated Chief Petty Officer
(E-7/8/9) or an ESO at all times. The ESO retains the
NRTC answer keys listing the correct answer to each
Controlling. Answer keys must be closely
controlled. Answer keys require the same security as
advancement examinations (BUPERSINST 1430.16).
Report loss of answer keys in the same manner as
reporting a lost advancement examination. Destroy
answer keys using local instructions for destroying
classified material. ESOs should keep answer keys in a
locked safe and closely supervise access. Such control
and supervision should not adversely affect any of the
Divisional sub-custody of answer keys to
commissioned officers or designated CPOs
Actual grading by selected enlisted personnel,
under the direct and continuous supervision of a
commissioned officer or designated CPOs and
Local duplication of answer keys, provided they
receive the same security as the originals
Q4. True or False. You may locally duplicate the
answer sheet provided in the back of an NRTC.
Q5. True or False. Answer keys should be provided
the same protection as advancement exams.
The passing score for each NRTC assignments is
A student who gets a failing score on any
assignment must rework that failed assignment. The
maximum score on a resubmission is 3.2.
ESOs record and report grades as follows:
Naval Reserves report grades via Reserve
Standard Training Administration and
Readiness Support (RSTARS)
You may inform students of the correct answer to
any question they answer incorrectly, and, you may
inform the student on what page they may find the
correct answer. Do not return graded answer sheets to
the student. Graded answer sheets are destroyed by the
ESOs at Naval Reserve centers, Naval Air
Stations, and other Reserve-affiliated activities should
ensure inactive-duty reservists receive appropriate
retirement points for courses they take.
should refer to NAVEDTRA 12061 to verify proper
retirement point credit.
Q6. What is the passing score for all assignments and
The Naval Education and Training Professional
Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC),
assigns distribution statements to all NRTCs. ESOs
should be familiar with the various distribution
They are used to determine who is
authorized to request certain publications.
following is a brief summary of each statement:
Distribution Statement A: Approved for public
release; distribution is unlimited.
Distribution Statement B:
authorized to U.S. government agencies only.
Distribution Statement C:
authorized to U.S. government agencies and
Distribution Statement D:
authorized to DoD and DoD contractors only.
Distribution Statement E:
authorized to DoD components only.
For comprehensive information on distribution
statements, refer to DoD Directive 5230.24 and
Q7. An NRTC that is approved for public release will
have what distribution statement?
CENTRAL ENROLLMENTCHANGES IN
COURSE ORDERING PROCEDURES
Nonresident training courses (NRTCs) are
normally ordered by individual commands that use the
Naval Supply System MILSTRIP ordering process.
That process is being phased out as current stocks are
depleted. This process is gradually giving way to a
centralized ordering and enrollment process that
features direct contact between the Fleet and the Navy
Advancement Center. Sailors will enroll in courses
instead of ordering a course as before. Once a Sailor
is enrolled in a course, the Navy Advancement Center
will print and ship the course. Once enrolled, the Navy