TST 2040 Test and Evaluation for Practitioners
This course builds upon professionals' knowledge, skills, and on-the-job experience relating to DoD test and evaluation (T&E) policies, processes, and practices. A number of problem-solving situations engage participants in the application of T&E concepts and principles. Course topics include the role of T&E in systems acquisition; T&E planning and T&E strategy; T&E master plan development; managing a T&E program; and planning, preparation for, executing, analyzing, evaluating and reporting the results of T&E events.
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Target Attendees
This course is part of the Level II certification training requirement for the Test & Evaluation career field. Additionally, members of other acquisition career fields, including defense industry personnel who require an understanding of how T&E is applied to systems acquisition will benefit from this course.
  • ACQ 2020, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part A
  • ACQ 2030, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • TST 102, Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation
  • CLE 030, Integrated Testing
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
TST 204 Intermediate Test and Evaluation ZW3 30-Sep-2023
Course Length
9.5 class days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Resident
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  HH2
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  7.2
Continuous Learning Points 72 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
  • DAU does not reimburse student travel for participation in this course.