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White graduation cap icon TST 102  Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation

Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation

The Online Training (OTL), Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation, course emphasizes basic DoD test and evaluation (T&E) principles, policies, processes, and practices. This course covers the integrated T&E processes outlined in the Defense Acquisition Guidebook and provides the essential foundation knowledge needed by T&E professionals and others to more effectively participate in DoD T&E activities.


See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card for recommended prerequisites.



This course is part of the Foundational certification training requirement for the Test & Evaluation functional area. Additionally, as a basic introduction to T&E, it is suitable for personnel in other technical acquisition management and program management positions who want to understand more about T&E and the critical role it plays in system acquisition.


Recommended Prerequisites:
  • ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  • TST 1100 Intro to Systems Engineering for Testers
Additional Notes:
  • 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).