New Senior Member Guide
Welcome to Civil Air Patrol! This page will help you get started on your training.
Getting Set Up
Squadron Email: You will receive a squadron email shortly after joining. It is important to check your email daily for updates and information.
Your eServices Account: eServices is the all about CAP website. Almost everything you’ll ever need will be on this website, from online testing to checking the status on your next promotion. It’s all there!
All you need to do is click this link Civil Air Patrol eServices Sign In. When registering for your account you will need the last four numbers of your social security number as well as your CAPID. (Don’t forget your password!)
Read the guide for Senior Members – this will help you understand what is expected as a member of Civil Air Patrol and help get you started with your professional development.
Senior Member Welcome Booklet
Complete Level 1 Training and the Cadet Protection Course:
STEP 1: You must have your Level 1 completed.
Go to your E Services, and enter the LMS (Learning Management System) and take and complete the Level 1 “Starting Your Journey” course.
STEP 2: Go to your E Services, and go to your LMS (Learning Management System). Select “Cadet Protections Basic Course (Seniors)”. Start the course, read the material, and then go on to take the quiz. When you pass the quiz, your score will be automatically recorded in e services.
ALL SENIORS must complete the Basic course, whether you work with Cadets or not.
The course is good for 48 months. Before that time period expires, you will be reminded by E Services. you will need to take the basic course again.
STEP 3: Advanced Course. THIS STEP IS REQUIRED FOR: Any Senior who is in, or plans to be in the following positions:
Commander, Deputy Commander, Leadership Officers, Chaplains, Character Development Officers, Encampment Commanders, Commandants of Cadets, and NCSA Directors and Deputies are also required to complete the course.
All Seniors are encouraged, and welcome to complete the Advanced CPPT. If you are NOT IN, or plan on being in any of these above positions, you are not required to complete the Advanced Course, go on to STEP 4.
To take the Advanced Course, go to your E Services LMS, and select “Cadet Protection Advanced Course”. Start the course, read the material, and go on to the quiz. When you pass the quiz, your score will be automatically recorded in e services.
The course is good for 48 months. Before that time period expires, you will be reminded by E Services. You may take the Advanced Course again, without having to take the Basic Course, and be credited for both.
STEP 4: Arrange a time with the Squadron Commander, Deputy Commander or Professional Development Officer, to have an in person briefing, to discuss CPPT scenarios. The scenarios are detailed in CAPP 52-23 (Civil Air Patrol Pamphlet)
Before you can compete the CPPT, the in person briefing is required. After the briefing, the CPPT course can be completed by the Commander, Deputy Commander or Professional Development Officer.