Upcoming Classes:
    07-11 January 2023
    11-15 February 2023
    11-15 March 2023
    25-29 March 2023 in JB Charleston, SC *Update*
    15-19 April 2023
    *TBD*  May in Buckley SFB, Denver, CO
    07-09 June 2023  *Courseware Review -- Instructors only*
    08-12 July 2023
    12-15 August 2023 in Guam
    09-13 September 2023

Primary Venue:  Naval Base Coronado-North Island, San Diego, CA (unless noted above)

POCCAPT Darren Donley -- darren.j.donley.mil@us.navy.mil

Joint EPLO Proficiency Course Mission:
  • To provide an interactive approach to learning the DSCA mission
  • To provide practical skill development and exercise experience
  • To ensure standardization of EPLO practices and performance
  • To enhance the professional EPLO community by training with Service counterparts

Course Description:

        The Joint EPLO Proficiency Course is an executive-level, five-day, joint service, in-resident course designed to train first year EPLOs across all DOD services and the Coast Guard.  Course material is continuously updated to meet the dynamic nature of DSCA.  This course is designed and delivered by senior EPLOs and civilian subject matter experts.

  • FEMA online courses IS 100, 200, 293, 700, 800
  • Joint Knowledge Online DSCA 1 course

Topics covered:

  • DSCA Strategic Perspectives
  • DSCA Relationships
  • Service-specific DSCA
  • EPLO Roles and Responsibilities
  • EPLO Preparations and Operations
  • Installation Support Mission
  • Requests for Assistance and Sourcing
  • Public Affairs
  • Web-based Tools

Learning Methodologies:

  • Distance learning of prerequisites
  • Interactive lectures
  • Field trip
  • Case studies
  • Role playing
  • Tabletop training exercise
  • Daily review quizzes
  • Coaching and mentoring