INTERMEDIATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST COURSE 2020 Schedule

Course: DINFOS-IPASC

Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

Class Schedule FY20:

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

27-Oct-19

28-Oct-2019

8-Nov-2019

Resident

020

15-Mar-20

16-Mar-2020

27-Mar-2020

Resident

030

3-May-20

4-May-2020

15-May-2020

Resident

040

12-Jul-20

13-Jul-2020

24-Jul-2020

Resident

 

Course Description:

The Intermediate Public Affairs Specialist Course provides higher-level training of public affairs activities in a joint service environment. Topics covered are in the areas of communication management, media relations, community relations and special issues. Students apply the knowledge and skills learned from instructor-led discussions to practical exercises in a joint environment.

Text Prerequisites:

U.S. Army:

 

  • Enlisted:

E-5 - E-6 (MOS 46Q or 46R)

  • Civilian:

GS-11 - GS-13 assigned to a public affairs billet (series 1001, 1035, 1082); approved by Army Public Affairs Center (APAC)

U.S. Air Force:

 

  • Enlisted:

E-5 - E-6 (AFSC 3N0XX)

  • Civilian:

GS-09 - GS-11 assigned t o a public affairs billet

U.S. Navy:

 

  • Enlisted:

E-5 - E-7 (MC rating; minimum 1-year public affairs experience)

  • Civilian:

GS-07 - GS-13 assigned to a public affairs billet (series 1035, 10 82, 1084); approved by Chief of Information (O1-8)

U.S. Marine Corps:

 

  • Enlisted:

E-3 - E-5 (MOS 4341, 4612, 4641, 4671, 4691)

  • Civilian:

GS-07 - GS-11 assigned to a public affairs billet (series 1035); approved by Director of Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard:

 

  • Enlisted:

E-4 - E-6 (Public affairs specialist with minimum 18 months public affairs experience)

  • Civilian:

GS-07 - GS-09 assigned to a public affairs billet (series 1035); approved by Programs Branch Chief

International:

 

 

International students attending this course must have an English Comprehension Level (ECL) of 85 and must be a graduate of the DINFOS-BPASC, BPAS-W, BPAS-B, DINFOS BCC or AFIS BJC course.

Interagency:

Interagency students are not eligible to attend this course.