Scott AFB - Airman & Family Readiness Center
Scott AFB - Airman & Family Readiness Center

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This site is a public service by the Scott AFB, Airman & Family Readiness Center.

The presence of commercial and external hyperlinks doesn't constitute endorsement by the A&FRC, Scott AFB, AMC, the USAF, or the Department of Defense (DoD), of the external web site, or the information, products or services contained therein.

 

Eligibility Statement: DoD Personnel & families - including military members, all Service & Guard, Reserve, military retirees, DoD civilians, NAF personnel & immediate family members. Other uniformed services include US Coast Guard, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, uniformed State Department personnel, Public Health Service personnel & members of units assigned or attached to a US installation.

 

 

Contact us at: aafrc@us.af.mil

Call us at: (618) 256-8668

Website is in partnership with: http://www.375fss.com/

 

 



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TAP GPS Workshop Requirements

Location & Time: The TAP GPS Workshop will be held in Bldg 1650.  Class begins promptly at 0730 and ends at 1630 daily.  Sign-in time is 0715 – please be on time.  If you are late, your seat may be released to a “stand-by” member and you will have to reschedule.  If you fail to be in class during the above hours, it will be reported to your Unit Commander.  

 

Registering & Attendance:  PreSep counseling is a Mandatory prerequisite to attend TAP GPS.  The TAP GPS workshop is your official place of duty; DO NOT SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS DURING THIS TIME.  You must attend ALL 5 DAYS to receive credit.  The A&FRC will contact you with a reminder via email 1 week prior to your requested date.  Confirm your attendance by responding to the email.  If you need to reschedule, please do so via your Appointment Plus profile or call 618-256-8668 or DSN 576-8668.

 

Agenda:  The workshop is a hands-on class intended to enhance your marketability and strengthen your job finding skills.  It is an employment and benefits based workshop and is not intended to cover all aspects of retiring or separating.  You will be required to update your Individual Transition Plan (ITP) at the end of each day.  The daily workshop consists of:

  • Day 1: (A&FRC) Transition overview, Military Occupational Code (MOC) crosswalk, and financial planning
  • Day 2 - 4: (DOLEW) Change Management; developing your job search plan, career exploration, effective job search strategies, building an effective résumé, federal hiring procedures, interviewing skills, and post-interview analysis
  • Day 5: (DVA) VA Benefits Briefing I & II, Education Track and CAPSTONE reminder.

 

Civilian Clothing:  Civilian attire (Business Casual) is the required dress.  Wearing civilian clothing will help prepare you for your transition.  Uniforms, shorts, jeans, tee-shirts, sandals, offensive attire,  etc. are not appropriate.  Attendees will be removed from the seminar until they can meet attire requirements.

 

Required Items:  Please bring the following items to TAP GPS:   

  • Laptop with Wifi.  If you don’t have a laptop, we will issue you a laptop. Bring a thumbdrive.
  • Pre-Separation Counseling Package (DD Form 2648/2648-1),  Individual Transition Plan (ITP) and Moc Crosswalk/Gap Analysis
  • Printout of VMET document (military transcripts)  https://dmdc.osd.mil/tgps
  • Resume draft/template AND sample job announcement(s) (resume templates at www.careeronestop.org  or resumenengine.org)
  • Copies of Performance Reports (EPR/OPR)
  • Latest LES.  Recommend being familiar with your monthly budget for use in Day 1 financial planning modules
  • College Transcripts: CCAF/SMARTS/AARTS (optional)

 

 

Verification of Military Experience and Training (VMET) Can be obtained from www.dmdc.osd.mil/tgps

 

Individual Transition Plan (ITP) Pages 1-8 should be completed

ITP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [626.4 KB]

MOC Crosswalk Gap Analysis

GAP Analysis.docx
Microsoft Word document [28.1 KB]

 

Personal Traits Document (Bring Printed Copy)

Personal Traits.doc
Microsoft Word document [31.0 KB]

Analyze Ads and Job Descriptions to Identify Key Words (Bring Printed Copy)

Analyze Ads and Job Descriptions to Iden[...]
Microsoft Word document [24.0 KB]

Bring a job announcement of your choice (Bring Printed Copy)

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