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MILITARY REQUIREMENTS FOR
PETTY OFFICER THIRD CLASS
Prepared by the Naval Education and Training Professional Development
and Technology Center (NETPDTC), Pensacola, Florida
Congratulations! By enrolling in this course, you have demonstrated a desire to improve yourself and
the Navy. Remember, however, this self-study course is only one part of the total Navy training
program. Practical experience, schools, selected reading, and your desire to succeed are also
necessary to successfully round out a fully meaningful training program. You have taken an
important step in self-improvement. Keep up the good work.
HOW TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE
ERRATA: If an errata comes with this course, make
all indicated changes or corrections before you start
any assignment. Do not change or correct the
associated text or assignments in any other way.
TEXTBOOK ASSIGNMENTS: The text pages that
you are to study are listed at the beginning of each
assignment. Study these pages carefully before
attempting to answer the questions in the course. Pay
close attention to tables and illustrations because they
contain information that will help you understand the
text. Read the learning objectives provided at the
beginning of each chapter or topic in the text Learning
objectives state what you should be able to do after
studying the material. Answering the questions
correctly helps you accomplish the objectives.
SELECTING YOUR ANSWERS: After studying the
associated text, you should be ready to answer the
questions in the assignment. Read each question
carefully, then select the BEST answer. Be sure to
select your answer from the subject matter in the text.
You may refer freely to the text and seek advice and
information from others on problems that may arise in
the course. However, the answers must be the result of
your own work and decisions. You are prohibited
from referring to or copying the answers of others and
from giving answers to anyone else taking the same
course. Failure to follow these rules can result in
suspension from the course and disciplinary action.
ANSWER SHEETS: You must use answer sheets
designed for this course (NAVEDTRA Form 1430/5,
Stock Ordering Number 0502-LP-216-0100). Use the
answer sheets provided by Educational Services
Officer (ESO), or you may reproduce the one in the
back of this course booklet.
SUBMITTING COMPLETED ANSWER SHEETS:
As a minimum, you should complete at least one
requirement could result in disenrollment from the
course. As you complete each assignment, submit the
completed answer sheet to your ESO for grading. You
may submit more than one answer sheet at a time.
GRADING: Your ESO will grade each answer sheet
and notify you of any incorrect answers. The passing
score for each assignment is 3.2. If you receive less
than 3.2 on any assignment, your ESO will list the
questions you answered incorrectly and give you an
answer sheet marked "RESUBMIT." You must redo
the assignment and complete the RESUBMIT answer
sheet. The maximum score you can receive for a
resubmitted assignment is 3.2.