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  1. ben
    8 December 2013

    I compleated all those computer training but i dont see any point on my coresponders course hours, what should I do or who do i need to talk to update the course hours on my promotion sheet.

    • Megan H
      9 December 2013

      How long ago did you complete them?

      • ben
        9 December 2013

        3 or 4 months ago

    • Megan H
      9 December 2013

      You should already have it updated. Print out your certificates and take them to your S1.

  2. Dwayne D
    19 January 2014

    hello Megan,
    I was wondering did you complete the entire Microsoft Series or did you stop once you reached your goal?

    • Megan H
      3 February 2014

      I finished the whole Microsoft series, but you don’t have to to get the points. Each little “folder” is one whole course. As long as you finish those, you get the points for each of those.

  3. gerber baby
    5 March 2014

    how do i know if they updated or not? my erb and ppw say i have 156hrs but i dont know what they were before i started some classes

    • Megan H
      7 March 2014

      The only way I’ve ever known to do it is check what they were before and then after…

  4. bryan
    12 March 2014

    You might want to put out to at least the Army National Guard soldiers there is a Army Regulation states that the ARNG will NOT accept any online course unless it Army correspondence Courses through AIPD. I just submit over 180 hours of Skillport and guess what!! NO retirement points.

  5. Kelly D
    9 April 2014

    Question about this.. on my skillport there is no way to go back and fix your answers, has this recently changed or am i just not seeing it?

  6. mike
    17 April 2014

    What does the proficiency mode do as far as points?

    • Megan H
      21 April 2014

      The proficiency mode is almost equivalent to CLEP out of a course. You take the course tests without having to sit through the course or even play the “next, next, next” game.

  7. Mario W
    17 April 2014

    So just by taking the course test, it covers for the rest of the course, or do I still have to do the sub-courses as well to get the full credit?

    • Megan H
      21 April 2014

      There is a course test for each of the “sub-courses”. As long as you are getting the “complete” message at the top right after the test, it is going to count for promotion points.

  8. Samuel
    5 May 2014

    the 80 hours from SSD1 don’t go toward you maxing out your ACCP hours?

    • Megan H
      13 May 2014

      Not anymore Samuel.

  9. Jacob
    19 May 2014

    Does anyone know of any courses that still can do this? The only one I have found is Adobe Reader 6.0.

    • Van
      4 June 2014

      Most of the Microsoft courses that say 2003 or 2007 still do. An easy way to know if this system will work for the class is just click on the class title. It will pull up a page that tells you about the course. If it tells the course time in minutes (ex: 280 min) then you can use this cheat system. If it is stated in hours those are the updated cheat-free classes.

  10. Louis
    7 June 2014

    Do you know if the course on jko count for points ?

  11. Mike A
    9 June 2014

    So if i shotgunned a ton of these classes in one go, and I go to print out my ATTRS certificate and show S-1 all that I have completed, and about 40 hours at a time is completed in space of one day, will they look at me funny? Personal experience with S-1′s attention to detail on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

    • Megan H
      12 June 2014

      I have never seen them pay that much attention to detail. Most of the time it is a lower enlisted person putting the information in. They don’t care. Also, for the Skillport courses, you typically don’t have to do anything with S-1. The hours automatically populate on your ERB and then a day or so later they show up on your PPW.

  12. Monica R
    3 July 2014

    I am having a problem with the hours populating on my ERB. Does anyone have any suggestions?

  13. James
    4 July 2014

    Are there certain correspondence courses that are worth points? I was told that specific courses weren’t worth any points but I’m not sure how true that is.

    • Megan H
      9 July 2014

      As long as they are listed in ALMS, Skillport or ATRRS; you should be fine.

  14. Allison
    22 July 2014

    Has anyone created a list of JKO or CLEP courses and how many points they got for them?

    • Megan H
      22 July 2014

      The CLEP courses are worth the same promotion points as credit hours. Most are 3.

  15. David
    26 July 2014

    I’m still confused. If I take the tests of all the sub categories with the blue screen next to them, pass the tests and get a green bullet, do I have to take the test prep at the end that doesn’t have a blue screen next to it in order to get the points? Or just do the ones with the blue screen to the left of the name, and not worry about the test prep at the end of each category?

  16. Nahshon
    26 July 2014

    I have recently got back into my skillport and was wondering do I have to go thru each sub course or can I just take a test and move on to the next

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