The Military Training Department, Central Texas College, Europe Campus under contract to the Department of Defense, conducts military training for USAREUR and 7th Army Training Command at the Combined Arms Training Center (CATC) in Vilseck, Germany.
Students for these courses must be enrolled by their Training NCOs throughout the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS). For more information about the program, student eligibility requirements, and necessary equipment, you can access http://www.catctraining.hqjmtc.army.mil from a computer attached to the Army computer network.
MRAP/UAH/MATV Driver Training Course
The UAH course will consist of General Safety Guidelines; Introduction to the M1151 Armored Expanded Capacity Utility Truck; Description and Use of Operatorís Control and Indicators; Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS); Emergency Procedures, and Basic Driving Techniques IAW the Attached POI. MRAP and MRAP Variant (MATV) Train the Trainer courses. These courses are provided to soldiers of the US Army Coalition partner organization and for USAREUR units as part of their deployment preparation and when needed. Training will be conducted at CATC, Vilseck/ Grafenwoehr training area, Germany or on site as required.
- Drivers Training Course on the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, this course is five days in length with a maximum of 20 students.
- Up-Armored HMMWV (UAH), this course is three days in length with a maximum of 30 students.
- Driver Training Course on the MRAP All Terrain Vehicle, this course is three to five days in length with a maximum of 30 students.
SAM-31 - Small Arms Maintenance Course
The Small Arms Maintenance course is two weeks in length with a maximum 30 students. The course designed to train unit armorers, or soldiers scheduled to serve as unit armorers, to manage an arms room and to perform unit-level maintenance and repair on small arms. Graduates of the course will be qualified to manage arms rooms and perform unit-level maintenance and repair on variety of hand-held, shoulder-fired, and crew-served weapons. The disassembly/re-assembly, inspection, troubleshooting, function testing, care and cleaning of the following weapons:
- M16A2 rifle/M4 Carbine
- M203 grenade launcher
- M249 machine guns
- M500 Shotgun
- M9 pistol
Also covered in the course are fundamentals of small arms and arms room management topics such as military publications, physical security, and The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
Enlisted Soldiers must be:
- The rank of PV2 through SFC.
- Assigned as a unit armorer or be scheduled to work in a unit arms room after course completion.
- Physically able to lift and carry 40 pounds unassisted.
- Not allergic to petroleum-based oils and lubricants (POL) products.
Officers must be assigned additional duty appointments as:
- Unit arms room officer.
- Key control officer.
- Commanderís designated representative for physical security.
CBRND - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense Course
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense course is two weeks in length with a maximum 24 students. The course is designed to qualify officers and NCOs, both active and reserve, with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the additional duty of CBRND Officer/NCO at company and detachment level. The course is taught in both a classroom and field environment, supplemented by training videotapes. Hands on training are used extensively to ensure soldiers master the requisite skills.