Intermediate Public Affairs Specialist Course 2019 schedule and prerequisites

Course: DINFOS-IPASC

Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

 

Class Schedule FY: 2019

 

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

06 Jan 2019

07 Jan 2019

18 Jan 2019

Resident

020

24 Mar 2019

25 Mar 2019

05 Apr 2019

Resident

030

05 May 2019

06 May 2019

17 May 2019

Resident

040

14 Jul 2019

15 Jul 2019

26 Jul 2019

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.

 

Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-IPASC

 

Verifiable Prerequisites

There are no Prerequisites in the Verifiable Prerequisites section. See other sections.

 

Prerequisite Courses

There are no Prerequisites in the Prerequisite Courses section. See other sections.

 

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.