NCPACE Command Coordinator/Command Approval Requirements


Command Approval is a review and approval process prior to your NCPACE IL request going forward for authorization funding. Your NCPACE Command Coordinator will verify that you:

  1. have been onboard one year at the first permanent duty station or granted a waiver by the CO or OIC before using NCPACE or Tuition Assistance (TA) (NAVADMIN 190/14).
  2. are serving at the NCPACE eligible command on active duty through the last day of the course term.
  3. have passed the most recent Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) or received a waiver.
  4. have passed the most recent advancement exam, if applicable, and are recommended for advancement or promotion.
  5. have not received a non-judicial punishment (NJP) within six months or are not pending administrative separation.
  6. are not under instruction in initial skills training or in a duty under instruction (DUINS) training status.
  7. have met the requirements for training, counseling and education plan as listed on the NCPACE IL Steps page.
  8. have met any course prerequisites.

NOTE: Qualifications and Sailor duties always take priority over voluntary, off-duty education activities.