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White graduation cap icon LOG 0360 Online Training (OLT)

The DoD Shelf-Life Program

This is an Online Training (OLT) course. There are items managed by the Department of Defense and the federal supply system that have a Shelf-Life (expiration date). Typical Shelf-Life items include food, medicines, batteries, paints, sealants, tires, chemicals, packaged petroleum products, hoses/belts, mission-critical O-rings, and Nuclear/Biological/Chemical equipment and clothing. Shelf-Life is the total period of time beginning with the date of manufacture, cure, assembly, or pack (subsistence only), that an item may remain in the combined wholesale (including manufacturer's) and retail storage systems, and still remain usable for issue and/or consumption by the end user. These items must be monitored, properly maintained and stored in order to maximize the item’s ready for issue capability.





Acquisition professionals and for public and administrative users of DoD’s Shelf-Life Program’s Shelf-Life Extension Systems (SLES)


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).