Reporting and Class Information

• Pre-requisites:

Army-Active, Reserve and National Guard Components:
12B, 12C and 12N - E4 (P) through E7 (E4 Promotables must provide proof that they are in promotable status or gain an approved E4 rank waiver)
12A - O1 and O2
(O3 with approved rank waiver)
(E8 with approved rank waiver)
(E4 non-promotable with approved rank waiver)

Marine Corps- Active, Reserve and National Guard Components:
1371 - E4 through E7
1302 - O1 and O2

ABC foreign allies are also approved to attend

• Class Dates(PDF Link)

How to Find class information in the ATRRS Course Catalog:

  • Go to ATTRS Course Catalog (URL LINK)
  • Type "Sapper Leader" in course Title
  • Select the Fiscal Year for you target Class
  • Click "Search the ATRRS Course Catalog" button at the bottom of the screen
  • Click the availble Course (should only be one available at this time)

Use the Class Numbers and dates provided to project your Sapper Leader Course Class Reservation.
Recommended timeline to procure a reserve status:

•Enlisted: 4 months or greater (not including processing time at your unit)
•Officer: 6 months or greater (not including processing time at your unit)

THE SAPPER LEADER COURSE ACCEPTS WALK-ONS EVERY CLASS

• Example Documents:

 

Battalion Commander's Certification Letter(DOC LINK)
No Cost 1610(PDF LINK)
Waiver Request Form- STC Form 1-W v1.1(PDF LINK)

Ensure any waiver request sent is at least 7 business days prior to the requested Class report date to provide time for processing. Send waivers to: usarmy.leonardwood.engineer-schl.mbx.1st169thsapperldrcrs@mail.mil

• Reference Documents:

 

USAES Commandant Policy(PDF LINK)
Sapper Pamphlet(PDF LINK)
Sapper Creed(PDF LINK)
Packing List(EXCEL LINK)
Myth and Fact Sheet(PDF LINK)
Code of Federal Regulations Authorizing the Sapper Tab(URL LINK)
Sapper Handbook(Coming Soon CAC card will be required)
6 Week Training Plan(updates planned)(URL LINK)

• Documents required:

 

Special Forces Ranger or Sapper physical (copy, not original)
Battalion Commander's Certification Letter (example above)
1610/Orders
Records brief (ERB/ORB) dated within 30 Days of Class start date
DA Form 705 (PT Card) from home unit that qualified them to attend the course dated within 90 days of class start date
DA From 5500/5501 (Body fat work sheet) if applicable, from home unit that qualified them to attend the course dated within 90 days of class start date.

• Reporting and Entrance Exams:

Day 0, Sapper Physical Fitness Test (SPFT) - (PU, SU, & 2 Mile Run) - based on age and gender. Must meet or exceed a minimum total score of 230 points with no less than 70 points in each event

Day 1, 12 Mile Road March - within 3 hours with a 35lb ALICE/MOLLE. The minimum weight does not include six quarts of water, weapon, and load bearing equipment.

Reporting Instruction Slides(PDF Link)