TST 102 Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation
The Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation course emphasizes basic DoD test and evaluation (T&E) principles, policies, processes, and practices. TST 102 covers the integrated T&E processes outlined in the Defense Acquisition Guidebook and provides the essential foundation knowledge needed by T&E professionals and others to more effectively participate in DoD T&E activities.
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Target Attendees
This course is part of the Level I certification training requirement for the Test & Evaluation career field. Additionally, as a basic introduction to T&E, it is suitable for personnel in other technical acquisition management and program management positions who want to understand more about T&E and the critical role it plays in system acquisition.
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
TST 101 Introduction to Acquisition Workforce Test and Evaluation PC5 01-Oct-2010
Course Length
Approximately 15 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  YES
ACE Recommended Credits  EXPIRED
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  1.5
Continuous Learning Points 15 
Reservist Retirement Points 4  
  • Completing ACQ 1010 and ENG 101 prior to registering is recommended.
  • (Click Here) for the technical requirements for this course.
  • All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. You will have 2 opportunities to retake an exam in its entirety. After a 3rd failure, you will automatically be restarted in the course.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • You must submit two homework assignments and pass an examination at the conclusion of each lesson in this course.