Initial Training Overview:
Training for this MOS consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, followed by 23 weeks, 2 days of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Additional Training Information:
Specific formal training opportunities for this MOS, including advanced training courses available at specific points of the soldier's career, can be found on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) Web Site.
During Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), the Army limits a soldier's personal freedom, using a "Phase System," which grants increased freedom, based upon phase of training. For details, see Army Training Phase Restrictions.
Training in fundamental subjects and basic electronics, alternating current, solid-state technology, precision soldering, the Army Maintenance Management system, mine detectors, night vision devices, battlefield illumination, advanced instrumentation, position and azimuth determining systems, NBC detection and warning systems, test measurement and diagnostic equipment organic to the maintenance shop or maintenance van.