Duty Summary. (Note: This is a special duty
assignment job. It is not available to new enlistees). Conducts basic
military training for nonprior service airmen, including those of the
Air Reserve Forces, and initial military training for cadets of the United
States Air Force Academy. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 012.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes, and directs basic and initial military training. Plans
and organizes military training requirements. Determines requirements
for training, facilities, space, equipment, visual aids, and supplies
to support military training requirements, and monitors the training program
to ensure effective use of support items. Plans and organizes phases of
training, student flow, and flight assignments, consistent with available
facilities. Plans the use of nonappropriated funds for training activities
Inspects and evaluates military training activities, personnel, and facilities.
Conducts periodic inspections of training activities and assists training
units in correcting training deficiencies. Evaluates personnel undergoing
military training, to include performance and adaptability. Counsels and
advises individuals on training problems. Identifies nonprior service
personnel unfit or unsuitable for retention in the Air Force.
Prepares and maintains files and records pertinent to basic and initial
military training. Prepares and maintains a training record on each individual
undergoing training. Prepares reports and records about student accountability.
Maintains completed training record files for historical review.
Instructs on basic and initial military training. Instructs indoor and
outdoor military training subjects using demonstration-performance and
lecture methods. Uses film projection equipment in support of training
objectives. Provides remedial training for nonprior service personnel
undergoing this military training.
Special Duty Qualifications:
Knowledge is mandatory of: principles, techniques, and methods of instruction;
use of visual aids; learning processes; curriculum development; training
evaluation; and counseling methods and techniques.
Education. Not used.
Training. For retention of this SDI, completion of the Military
Training Instructor course is mandatory.
Experience. For entry into this SDI, qualification in any AFSC
at the 5-skill level or higher (3-skill level if no 5-skill level exists)
Other. The following are mandatory as indicated:
For entry into this SDI:
1. Recommendation by unit commander for military training instructor duty.
2. Interview and favorable recommendation by a psychologist or psychiatrist
(if none assigned, a physician conducts an interview and provides a recommendation).
For entry, award, and retention of this SDI:
to speak distinctly.
Possession of high standards of military appearance and conduct.
Strength Req: G
Physical Profile 121221
Appitude Score: G-48
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