student from the level at which he or she pre-tested
toward a mastery of skills equivalent to high school
The Navy College Learning Program directly
relates to professional development and personnel
READINESS. All naval personnel must be able to
read and comprehend technical materials, complete
mathematical computations, and express themselves
orally and in writing. Sailors succeeding in academic
skills instruction will possess the minimum skill levels
necessary to complete job training and function
acceptably in a work environment and will be better
prepared for advancement. Sailors will be better
equipped to communicate with peers and lower and
upper level personnel. As a result of successful
academic skills instruction, Sailors may have a better
understanding of command mission and operational
requirements and may also develop a more positive
attitude about the Navy.
Navy College Learning Centers
The Navy College Learning Centers (NCLCs)
contract provides facilitated computer learning centers
that are open a minimum of 40 hours a week. Each
NCLC is available to all active duty Navy personnel.
In addition, all adults with valid U.S. military
identification are eligible to use the center on a space
available basis. This includes members of other
services, retirees, adult family members, and DoD
personnel OCONUS. With additional base funding,
the NCLC may be opened for a total of 60 hours a week
and the command may determine student eligibility for
use of these extra hours. The NCLC guidelines are as
Students schedule themselves to study in the
center, either on-duty, off-duty, or a combination
of on- and off-duty time.
After completing on-line placement tests,
students are assigned English, math, and/or
reading modules according to their specific
In addition, students may elect to work on
supplementary software programs at the NCLC,
which may include: algebra, calculus,
trigonometry, physics, social studies, science,
life and job skills, and test preparations for the
ASVAB, GED, SAT, ACT, and CLEP exams.
Students may work as long as they need to
complete their goals.
Navy College Learning Program
The Navy contracts with accredited educational
institutions to provide NCLP instruction. All active
duty Navy and Marine Corps personnel assigned to the
base that hosts an NCLP are eligible to attend. Active
duty Navy personnel assigned to other commands may
participate when schedules allow. After a minimum of
10 (for English or mathematics)/5 (for reading),
eligible Navy and/or Marine Corps students are
enrolled, additional students including active duty
personnel from other services, other DoD personnel,
and when OCONUS, adult family members may
attend. The NCLP guidelines are as follows:
Instruction consists of 45 hours over a time
frame of 3 to 8 weeks.
Each course covers a single subject.
Course may be delivered as individualized or
Instruction may take place during the Sailors
on-duty, off-duty, or a combination of on- and
Instruction is noncredit.
A course must have at least 10 students (for
English or mathematics)/5 (for reading) but no
more than 15.
Attendance is monitored. Students are expected
to attend the entire course.
Courses are organized and requested through the
Navy College Office at any time.
Information concerning all Academic Skills
enrollment procedures can be obtained through the
local Navy College Office. All active duty personnel
are eligible to attend.
Q9. What program allows Sailors to acquire skill
levels to complete job training and prepares
them for college level work?
Q10. The Navy College Learning Center provides
facilitated computer learning centers to be open
a minimum of how many hours a week?
Q11. Under the Navy College Learning Program, a
class for English or Math must have at least 10
but no more than what number of students?