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Army Promotion Points for Technical Certification

Technical Certification Matrices for Promotion Points
Download Links Below For Each CMF

In a continuing effort to improve the enlisted promotion
system and to keep Soldiers’ promotions competitive, the
Army G1 has approved the initiative to award promotion
points for technical certifications to Soldiers competing for
promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant.

About Certification:
10-promotion points for each awarded technical
certification. A
maximum of 50-promotion points are
authorized for technical certifications. No additional
promotion points are authorized for recertification.
Promotion points will be awarded under civilian education.

Certification Requirements:
The certification must be on the approved TRADOC matrix
listed below. The certification must be current as required
by the certifying authority. The original certification
documents must be presented to the promotion work
center prior to the awarding of promotion points.

Army e-Learning Program
The Army e-Learning Program is a resource that provides
courses to help prepare soldiers for various technical
certifications.  The courses are free to the soldier and their
organization.  The program does not provide the
certification exam, however it does provide courses,
practice tests, and on-line books to help prepare for the
actual certification exam. To access the courses, you must
register for Army e-Learning. If you’re already registered
you can log in at When
logged-in to the program, click on the Catalog Tab on the
left; Army Custom Curricula folder; then MOS Certification
Preparatory Curricula folder. Please note that the Army e-
Learning Program does not have preparatory programs for
all of the certifications listed on the matrix below (These
are Microsoft Excel Files).