Getting a Credential in Four Steps

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Step 1: Learn About CA

You can work on any credential listed in Army COOL, concurrently or sequentially up to your TA/CA fiscal year limit of $4000.

Learn the Credential’s Requirements

Choose a credential and learn what the credential requirements are.

Step 3: Complete a CA Request

Once you have selected a credential, complete a CA request in ArmyIgnitED.

Step 4: Complete Training or Exam

Once ACCESS, ArmyU approves the CA request for training, exam, recertification and/or materials/books or recertification, you will be enrolled in the approved course and will receive required course materials (if applicable). If requesting an exam, ACCESS, ArmyU will provide you instructions to schedule the exam.

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Updated: August 1, 2020