Basic Course DL


Course Number

1-250-C60 (DL)


Distributed Learning (DL)


Self-paced not to exceed 180 days




Foundation Course (if Army Civilian hired after September 30, 2006)

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This 100% online version of the Civilian Education System (CES) Basic Course is designed for the Army Civilian leader who exercises direct leadership to effectively lead and care for teams. The Basic Course is the required leader development course for all Army Civilians in grades GS 1–9 or equivalent.

This is an intense online course. The preferred method of completion is to dedicate up to three weeks of time in a distraction free space. Realizing that is not always possible, students will have 180 days to complete the course.


  • Army Civilians in permanent appointments in grades GS 1–9 or equivalent.
  • Military supervisors of Army Civilians, DoD and other Federal agency leaders, and term and temporary Army Civilians.
  • Army Civilians must have a current performance rating of successful or above and be in good conduct standing.
  • Employees must have successfully completed the Foundation Course, if required.
  • Army Appropriated Fund (AF), Non-appropriated Fund (NAF), Wage Grade (WG), Local National (LN) personnel.


Accessing the Course

Apply through CHRTAS and follow the instructions provided in system generated emails. This course is conducted using and does not require a CAC-enabled computer.

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