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Education & Training Center

The Kadena Education and Training Center’s goal is to inspire and promote quality education and training and to promote life-long learning to the entire force. We accomplish this by meeting the needs of our customers through multi-faceted programs and services.

Military Testing

All testing sessions provided by Kadena Testing Office are "official military testing."

  • Candidates must show up in UOD. Business attire for civilian members.
  • Must bring CAC. Civilian members without CAC need to bring 2 photo IDs.
  • No food, drinks, phones, or other personal items in the testing rooms.

AFCT (ARMED FORCES CLASSIFICATION TEST – ASVAB equivalent for active-duty)

Day(s)/Time: 1st Monday of the month/1300

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: 4 hours

Results: Provided after the session on the same day.

Notes: Multi-part test used by the active duty military to identify an individual's aptitudes and areas of greatest career potential. It is a test of ability and an indication of academic readiness to pursue a particular career choice.

AFRAT (AF READING ABILITIES TEST)

Day(s)/Time: 1st Tuesday of the month/1300

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: 90 minutes

Results: Hard copy report provided on the same day.

Notes: English reading comprehensive test. Requested by UTM.

AFOQT (AF OFFICER QUALIFYING TEST)

Day(s)/Time: 10 May, 7 June,12 July, 9 Aug, 13 Sep, 4 Oct, 8 Nov, and 13 Dec / 0800

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 2nd Floor, Rm #210

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Duration of Testing Session: Approximately 5 hours

Results: Members can get scores in approximately 6 wks on the website (usually 10-15 days): http://www.afmilpers.us.af.mil/AFOQTSNet40/DODBanner.aspx

Notes: Standardized test that measures verbal and mathematical aptitude (similar to the SAT and ACT) as well as additional aptitudes relevant to specific career fields.

ASVAB (ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY)

Day(s)/Time: Kadena is not authorized to give ASVAB

Location: Torii Station

Contact: 315-652‐4390

Notes: Covers eight general subjects, testing not only members' current knowledge but also propensity to learn in different subject areas.

CDC/PME

Day(s)/Time: 2nd, 4th, and 5th Wednesday @ 0800 or 1st and 3rd Wednesday @ 1300

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: CDC‐3 hours / PME‐2 hours

Results: Members can obtain results via myLearningwebsite (https://lms-jets.cce.af.mil/moodle/) upon test completion on the same day.

Notes: CDC (Career Development Course) end of course test for those who need 5‐7 level upgrades; PME (Professional Military Education) provides a standardized continuum of leadership training and education based on successive pay grades.

DLPT (DEFENSE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST)

Day(s)/Time: Mon/Tues, 0800 (1 session each day) (Reading/listening as a set) OR Thurs, 0800/1300 (Both sessions same day)

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: 3 hours for listening & 3 hours for reading

Results: Scores are available after both sessions are completed.

Notes: Designed to assess the general language proficiency in reading and listening.

DLAB (DEFENSE LANGUAGE APTITUDE BATTERY)

Day(s)/Time: Mon/Tues, 1300

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: 90 minutes

Results: Scores provided immediately after the session.

Notes: Given to individuals to judge their ability on learning a foreign language.

EDPT (ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING TEST)

Day(s)/Time: 1st Tuesday of the month/1300

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: 90 minutes

Results: Hard copy report provided upon test completion.

Notes: Used to evaluate one's basic ability to learn a military job which involves computer programming or working with electronic data processing equipment.

OPI (ORAL PROFICIENCY INTERVIEW)

Day(s)/Time: By appt (Must be requested at least 6 weeks prior to FLPB expiration)

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: Approximately 1 hour

Results: No results provided by Ed Ctr. DMDC adds achievements to member’s records once evaluated.

Notes: Conducted for Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) qualification or to satisfy a mandatory requirement.

TBAS (TEST OF BASIC AVIATION SKILLS)/TAPAS (TAILORED ADAPTIVE PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT SYSTEM)

Day(s)/Time: By appointment

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Duration of Testing Session: 90 minutes

Results: No results provided by Ed Ctr. PCSM adds achievements to member’s records once evaluated. PCSM site: http://www.access.afpc.af.mil/pcsmdmz/index.html

Notes: TBAS is a computerized psychomotor test battery; TAPAS is an innovative talent management tool based on non‐cognitive personality and motivation assessment.

WAPS (WEIGHTED AIRMEN PROMOTION SYSTEM)

Day(s)/Time: Scheduled through UTM & TCO prior to test cycle

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 2d Floor WAPS Testing Rm (Rm #210)

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Duration of Testing Session: SKT and PFE – 2 hours each (Approximately 4 hour and 30 minutes total).

Notes: Must be in uniform. No late admissions allowed.

MISCELLANEOUS TESTS
  • Hazmat (Airlift inspector/Material preparer)
  • Tropical Weather Analysis & Forecasting
  • Weight & Balance
  • Typing

Day(s)/Time: Contact Us for scheduling

Location: Kadena Ed Ctr, 3d Floor, Testing Rm (Rm #329)

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Results: Provided upon test completion.

National Test Center (by UMGC)

Testing Information

Testing is offered by appointment at the UMGC National Test Center (NTC). Schedule your test online at https://ntc.asia.umgc.edu/AsiaNTC/Web/ or call UMGC at 634-2206.

CLEP – Register for CLEPs at https://clep.collegeboard.org/register, then register for a time with NTC.

DSST – No pre-registration. Register for a time with NTC.

GED – Register on https://ged.com/. To request the GED on Kadena Air Base NTC, you must call 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433)

Pearson Vue, Microsoft Certifications, Exelsior College Exams, and Automotive Service Excellence – Registration websites are specific to each test.

TOEFL, GRE, and PRAXIS - Registration websites are specific to each test.

Third-Party Exams – Proctoring services are available for a nominal fee.

Colleges and Universities

Undergraduate Programs

  • University of Maryland Global Campus Asia
    Associate and bachelor degree programs
    Phone • 634-4383
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  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
    Phone • 634-5083
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Graduate Programs

  • Troy University
    Masters in International Relations
    Phone • 634-5365
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  • University of Maryland Global Campus Asia
    Master’s in Business Administration
    Phone • 634-4383
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  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
    Phone • 634-5083
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Contact Info

TA/CCAF/Education Goals, etc.

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DLPT/AFOQT/OPI, etc. (Military Testing)

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WAPS Testing

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Formal Training

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PME

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Air Force

Base Training (vacant)
Phone: Contact your UTM
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Civilian Training
Phone: 634-5940
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Formal Training
Phone: 634-1770
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Education Services
Phone: 634-1500 option 1
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PME Management

Phone: 634-0120
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WAPS Testing
Phone: 634-1500

Please contact your unit WAPS monitor first: WAPS Monitor List

Requesting Transcripts to Update Your CCAF Record

If you have college credit to add to your CCAF record, please request official transcripts be sent directly from your college to CCAF at:

CCAF/DESS
100 South Turner BLVD
Maxwell-Gunter AFB, AL 36114-3011

Official transcripts can also be sent electronically from your college to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Helpful Links

Tutor.com
Provides military dependents free one on one online assistance with school work: www.Tutor.com

TA Decide

Listings of online degree programs and other useful information: http://www.dantescatalogs.com

Kuder Journey

This intuitive career planning system is designed to address each user’s individual situation. The career planning process starts with learning about oneself. Journey’s research-based interests, skills, and work values assessments kick-start exploration and ultimately, encourage more career satisfaction. Please go to http://www.dantes.kuder.com to get started.


On Island VA Representative

Camp Foster
DSN 645-4027

Kadena AB • Airman and Family Readiness Center
DSN 634-4451

GI Bill

The GI Bill website provides detailed information on all VA education benefits plus comparisons. Click here for more information.

  • To transfer your GI Bill Benefits to spouses and/or dependents: https://myfss.us.af.mil/
    • Transfer of benefits to spouses and/or dependents must occur while on active duty.
    • Member must have served at least six years on active duty and commit to serve four more years to
      transfer benefits.
    • Members must transfer benefits by their 16th year of service.
    • Members must convert to Post 9/11 GI Bill to transfer benefits. Once you convert from the Montgomery GI Bill to the Post 911 GI Bill you cannot change back.
    • After separating or retiring from the service, you can change the amount of benefits given to
      dependents and spouses, but they must have at least some of the benefits given to them before you
      leave the service.

Financial Aid

Air Force Aid Society Arnold Grant Program

  • Grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 are awarded to eligible Air Force and Space Force dependents each year. The specific amount awarded correlates to a student’s particular level of financial need.
  • http://afas.org/education-grants

Active Duty, Spouses, and Dependents

Spouses

  • MyCAA – The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 in financial assistance to eligible military spouses for the pursuit or maintenance (including continuing education courses) of a license, certification, or associate's degree necessary to gain employment in an occupation or career field.
  • https://mycaa.militaryonesource.mil/mycaa/
  • Call Military OneSource to speak to a Career Coach at 800-342-9647
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Contact


Education and Training Center

Kadena AB, Building #59

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Thursday
    7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday
    7:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Family Days, Down/Goal Days, Federal Holidays & Weekends
    Closed

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