The Reserve Career Planner Course provides Reserve Career Planner students with the core capabilities necessary to perform the duties as a Collateral Duty Career Planner and to execute Headquarters Marine Corps enlisted retention policies. Career Planners are the key to achieving these objectives. Training includes detailed instruction in the following areas; Screening, Interviewing, Processing, Benefits, Sales, and Administration necessary to implement the "contact to contract" process.
The course incorporates the ideas that have evolved from the Recruiting and Retention Training and Readiness (T&R) Manual, Course Content Review Board, Enlisted Retention Task Force, and Sergeants Major Symposiums. Training takes place in a state of the art classroom and group rooms.