Wright-Patterson AFB is operating under Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie. The Civil Engineer School’s goal is to maximize the safety of all students, faculty, and staff as we deliver in-resident course offerings. Please review The Civil Engineer HPCON Policy Letter for actions we are taking to minimize COVID impacts. We recommend you check the Course Description pages for updates on delivery method.
COURSE: WMGT 101 Air Force Civil Engineer Basic Course
For each student to comprehend the Air Force Civil Engineer structure, core competencies and processes and leadership. Students shall be able to apply engineering, installation support, bed-down planning and leadership principles in support of assigned missions. This course provides the foundation for further education and development.
This is a mandatory course for all new Active Duty Civil Engineer officers to receive the 32E3X AFSC. Students gain a basic understanding of Air Force Civil Engineer doctrine, history, and related civil engineering functions. Students also learn the responsibilities of each flight within the objective CE squadron, how the CE squadron and its flights interface with other organizations, and how to plan and execute various programs within each of the flights. The first five (5) weeks at AFIT cover Civil Engineer organization, civil engineer functions, project management principles and the basic mechanical, electrical and civil engineering technical knowledge needed to complete infrastructure activities at home station and in a contingency environment. The last four (4) weeks of instruction focus on providing and maintaining force beddowns in a contingency or humanitarian environment. The final week of the course (Officer Field Education – OFE) is conducted at the Silver Flag Exercise Site, Detachment 1, 823rd RED HORSE, Tyndall AFB FL. At OFE, students complete hands-on education in force beddown, airfield damage assessment and repair, disaster preparedness, fire rescue, bare base assets, and command and control. Students will not receive Silver Flag credit as part of this course.
New Civil Engineer Officers (Total Force)
Palace Acquire and Government Service Civilians