|Naval Education and Training Command|
|Branch||United States Navy|
|Role||Training and education of naval forces|
|Part of||Chief of Naval Personnel|
|HQ||Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida|
|Motto(s)||Fleet Readiness Starts Here|
Chief of Naval Education and Training
|Executive Director||Mr. John R. Jones|
|Chief of Staff||Captain Clifford Collins Jr.|
|Force Master Chief||FORCM Matthew Harris|
The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) is an enterprise level shore command of the United States Navy with more than 19,000 military and staff personnel at more than 1,640 subordinate activities, sites, districts, stations, and detachments throughout the world. As the owner of the Force Development Pillar within MyNavy HR, NETC has full ownership of the entire “Street to Fleet” process, recruiting civilians, and through world-class training, transforming them into combat-ready warfighters ready to meet the current and future needs of fleet customers.
The commander of Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) is currently a 2-star admiral. NETC itself is located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
The mission of NETC is to recruit and train those who serve our nation, taking them from street-to-fleet by transforming civilians into highly skilled, operational, and combat-ready warfighters, while providing the tools and opportunities for continuous learning and development.
Additionally, serve as sole claimant for individual training and education, and as the principal advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM) on training and education related matters.
After initial training, most personnel must continue on to an apprentice-level training before entering the fleet. For that, Navy NETC has "learning centers" that provide those initial and continuing training to the personnel across the service:
In addition, NETC operates Training Support Centers, that provide centralized student management and infrastructure support the individual learning centers and their subordinate sites, located in San Diego, Virginia Beach and Great Lakes, Illinois.
Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center, which is located on Saufley Field in Escambia County, Florida is the home of all of the Navy's enlisted professional development programs and products, which include the administering Voluntary Education (VOLED) programs, including the Navy College program, which allows enlisted servicemembers to obtain college credits for Naval Training, as well as administering the Tuition Assistance program that pays for 100% of a servicemembers college courses expense while the member is active duty.
In addition, NETPDC administers, develops and delivers the Navy-wide Advancement examination, and processes individuals for advancement, in conjunction with the Bureau of Naval Personnel.