Officer Selection Assistant Course

TRAVEL DATES:

COURSE COURSE DATES LOCATION ARRIVE LEAVE
1-21 10/19/20 to 10/23/20 NCC 10/18/20 10/24/20
2-21 04/12/21 to 04/16/21 NCC 04/11/21 04/17/21
3-21 06/14/21 to 06/18/21 NCC 06/13/21 06/19/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.  Tasks

    a. National Training Team.

        (1) Assume overall cognizance for coordination and conduct of the course.

        (2) Receive all attendee names and required student data for each student from each region.

        (3) Provide instructors, facilitator kits as needed, and participant kits for each student.

        (4) Coordinate NCC billeting arrangements for all students, instructors, and visitors.

        (5) Submit course student information, through Marine Corps Training Information Management System (MCTIMS) Student Registrar module, to Commanding General, Training and Education Command (CG TECOM) (4611) within 30 calendar days prior to course convening date.

        (6) Coordinate with CG TECOM (4611) to request funding and generate a funding letter for each student. Forward the funding letter for each student to parent commands NLT ten calendar days prior to the course convening date.

        (7) Submit course convening rosters through MCTIMS Student Registrar module to CG TECOM (4611) within 5 calendar days of the class convening date.

        (8) Validate course student and class data (rosters, completion rosters, graduation reports, etc.) through MCTIMS Student Registrar module within 5 calendar days after course completion.

        (9) Solicit and confirm guest instructors and speakers (MCRC HQ and outside agency) to help conduct the course.

        (10) Provide training and evaluation for each MCRC provided instructor prior to the course convening date. The evaluation period will be sufficient enough to evaluate each instructor’s ability to use a facilitator’s guide, gauge course content knowledge, and train and develop an instructor who may need remediation.

        (11) Monitor student participation and completion status on MOODLE platform prior to residential course convene date.

        (12) Create an after action report for the AC/S G-3 NLT seven calendar days from end of course.

    b. Commanding Generals, Eastern and Western Recruiting Regions. 

        (1) Ensure all newly assigned OSAs (or will be assigned or who have not previously attended this course) are submitted and enrolled for this course.

        (2) Ensure all attendee names and required student data for each student are submitted to course head NLT 30 calendar days before class convene date. Due to TECOM appropriation data procedures, exceptions within 30 days of convening date are non-waiverable.

        (3) Ensure each attendee has a copy of this Playbook, all required material, and is prepared for the course.

        (4) Ensure students complete virtual portion of course on MOODLE platform prior to residential course convene date.

        (5) Ensure appropriate travel authorization and vouchers are created and submitted.

        (6) Ensure each District Training Team Chief contacts their respective attendees to provide additional guidance not covered in this Playbook.

        (7) Confirm attendee attendance with course head NLT ten calendar days prior to course convene date.

    c. Commanding Officers, Recruiting Districts

        (1) Ensure all attendee names and required student data is submitted via appropriate region training team portal.

        (2) Ensure each attendee has a copy of this Playbook, all required material, and is prepared for the course.

        (3) Ensure appropriate travel authorization and vouchers are created and submitted.

        (4) Ensure District Training Team Chief contacts their respective attendees to provide additional guidance not covered in this Playbook.

    d. Students

        (1) Download a digital copy of the current DODI 6130.03 (Medical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction into the Military Services), Volume II, Volume III, and Officer Commissioning Manual (OCM). These documents can be downloaded from the MCRC G3, NTT Training Library Portal Page.

https://mcrcportal.marines.usmc.mil/HQG3/ntt/oso/Forms/AllItems.aspx

        (2) Bring a government issued computer with the following reference material for use throughout the course (electronic format is acceptable):

            (a) Most recent Monthly Activity Report (MAR) for the officer selection station (OSS).

            (b) The previous monthly Priority Prospect Card Report.

            (c) Your OSS market analysis, quality indicators, Mission Year (MY) number of visits, prospecting planning matrix, and objective sheet. All documents are located in the MCRISS OSS, mission planner module.

            (d) Three trip reports from command group member visits.

            (e) Copies of three current pool cards.

            (f) Financial Assistance Program (FAP) MCRCO 7220.1_.

            (g) Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Program (MCTAP) MCO 1560.33_.

            (h) OSAC Participant Guide downloaded onto your computer.

 https://mcrcportal.marines.usmc.mil/HQG3/ntt/oso/Forms/AllItems.aspx

        (3) Ensure you have an active MCRISS account (MCRISS OS and OSS) with appropriate permissions and access.

        (4) Ensure your AdPortal account is active.

        (5) Complete virtual portion of course on MOODLE platform prior to residential course convene date. MOODLE platform located on www.marinenet.usmc.mil (Instructor Led Courses).

        (6) Ensure appropriate travel authorization and vouchers are created and submitted.

        (7) Contact your respective district training team for any additional guidance not covered in this Playbook.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

OSA COURSE
TD 1
TIME SUBJECT LOCATION REMARKS
0800 – 1030 COURSE KICK-OFF GENERAL SESSION  
1030 – 1130 UNIT 1: THE OFFICER SELECTION ASSISTANT GENERAL SESSION  
1130 – 1230 CHOW    
1230 – 1430 UNIT 1: THE OFFICER SELECTION ASSISTANT (CONT) GENERAL SESSION  
1430 – 1530 UNIT 2: THE OFFICER SELECTION TEAM GENERAL SESSION  
1530 - 1700 UNIT 3: SYSTEMATIC RECRUITING GENERAL SESSION  
TD 2
0800 – 1000 UNIT 4: PROGRAMS AND PRODUCTS GENERAL SESSION  
1000 – 1100 UNIT 5: ETHICS GENERAL SESSION  
1100 - 1230 UNIT 6: MISSION PLANNING GENERAL SESSION  
1230 – 1330 CHOW    
1330 - 1500 UNIT 7: DATA ANALYSIS AND OBJECTIVE SHEET GENERAL SESSION  
1500 - 1630 UNIT 8: PROSPECTING GENERAL SESSION  
TD 3
0800 – 1000 UNIT 9: SCREENING GENERAL SESSION  
1000 - 1130 UNIT 10: SELLING GENERAL SESSION  
1130 – 1230 CHOW    
1230 – 1400 UNIT 11: PROCESSING GENERAL SESSION  
1400 – 1500 UNIT 12: CONTRACTING GENERAL SESSION  
1500 - 1630 UNIT 13: POOL PROGRAM GENERAL SESSION  
TD 4
0600 – 0730 UNIT 14: TRAVEL TO OCS (QUANTICO) NCC LOBBY  
0730 - 0900 OBSTACLE COURSE BRIEF/ WALK THROUGH OCS OBSTACLE COURSE  
0900 – 1200 OCS CSA/ MEDICAL/ FORCE FITNESS INSTRUCTOR BRIEF’S OCS CONFERENCE ROOM  
1200 – 1300 CHOW MCX IN TRANSIT TO TBS  
1300 – 1530 TBS BRIEF/ WALK THROUGH TBS CONFERENCE ROOM  
1530 – 1700 TRAVEL TO NATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER (LEESBURG) TBS DESIGNATED LOCATION  
TD 5
0800 - 0900 UNIT 15: COMMISSIONING CEREMONY GENERAL SESSION  
0900 - 1000 UNIT 16: THE BASIC SCHOOL GENERAL SESSION  
1000 - 1100 OSAC EXAM GENERAL SESSION  
1100 – 1200 OSAC WRAP UP/ COURSE CRITIQUES GENERAL SESSION  
1200-1230 GRADUATION GENERAL SESSION