Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



  • AMSC has adjusted its operating model to incorporate telework for its entire workforce.
  • Many, if not most, AMSC facilitators and staff have access to Government e-mail.
  • In accordance with U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command directives, AMSC stopped delivering all Face-to-Face (aka “resident”) CES courses in March 2020, and will not deliver any resident courses for the rest of FY 20.
  • TRADOC cancelled all CES resident courses at Ft. Leavenworth and at remote locations for the remainder of FY20.
  • Beginning in June 2020, CES courses previously delivered in a resident environment will transition to “Virtual Classroom” instruction.
  • Prospective CES Intermediate Course students can apply now for the corresponding FY 20 “Virtual Classroom” course through the Civilian Human Resources Training Application System (CHRTAS).
  • AMSC will post the “Virtual Classroom” Basic and Advanced Course schedules to CHRTAS by mid-May, after which prospective students can apply for their corresponding course at their convenience.
  • At this time we don’t know when, or if, resident CES delivery will resume.
  • While we await specific guidance from Army University and TRADOC, we plan for the possibility that Virtual Classroom delivery modality will become our “new normal” for the foreseeable future.
  • Under normal circumstances, CES classes for the upcoming FY are open to applicants by 1 June.
  • Under current circumstances, the application window might be moved to late summer (August-September timeframe.)
  • We encourage you to visit our web page or CHRTAS frequently for the latest updates on CES course enrollment.
  • We are optimistic that students will be able to apply for them in CHRTAS beginning in September 2020.

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