E-PME

Enlisted Professional Military Education

About E-PME

Welcome to the E-PME Web Site!

The E-PME web site is a single-source tool for professional leadership development for enlisted personnel E-3 through E-9. The information contained in this web site prepares enlisted members to:

  • Attain core military knowledge
  • Successfully complete the E-PME Advancement Qualification Exam (AQE)
  • Meet E-PME performance requirements
  • Compete for advancement to the next higher pay grade through the Service Wide Exam (SWE)

The material presented in this web site is divided into guides for Apprentice (E-3/E-4), Journeyman (E-5/E-6) and Master (E-7/E-8/E-9). Use the links below to access the guides.

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Apprentice Guide (E-3/E-4)

Apprentice Guide

The Apprentice Guide covers information required for members aspiring to advance to E-3 and E-4. The guide is divided into seven topic areas (A-G) which contain individual lessons in PDF format.

After reading the information contained in each lesson, the member must perform the Learning Activity located at the end. Successful completion of the Learning Activity shall be recorded on the E-PME Apprentice Performance Requirements Worksheet (CG-1510-3). Proficiency in each requirement must be demonstrated to the designated supervisor, who will date and initial each item on the worksheet.

Prior to taking the E-PME Advancement Qualification Exam (AQE), members must have ALL E-3 and E-4 Performance Requirements signed off.

NOTE: The new Apprentice Guide is performance-based and does NOT contain the Knowledge Requirements found in the Journeyman and Master Guides.

Go to the Apprentice Guide Page.



Journeyman Guide (E-5/E-6)

Journeyman Guide

The Journeyman Guide covers information required for members aspiring to advance to E-5 and E-6. This guide is divided into four sections based on pay grade and contains both Knowledge and Performance Requirements. All lessons are presented in PDF format.

Successful completion of Performance Requirements shall be recorded on the E-PME Performance Requirements Worksheet (CG-1510-2). Proficiency in each requirement must be demonstrated to the designated supervisor, who will date and initial each item on the worksheet.

Prior to taking the E-PME Advancement Qualification Exam (AQE), members must have ALL E-5 and E-6 Performance Requirements signed off. Members are NOT required to have Knowledge Requirements signed off.

NOTE: When preparing for the SWE, members should review ALL E-PME material up to the pay grade for which they are testing.

Go to the Journeyman Guide Page.



Master Guide (E-7/E-8/E-9)

Master Guide

The Master Guide covers information required for members aspiring to advance to E-7, E-8 and E-9. This guide is divided into six sections based on pay grade and contains both Knowledge and Performance Requirements. All lessons are presented in PDF format.

Successful completion of Performance Requirements shall be recorded on the E-PME Performance Requirements Worksheet (CG-1510-2). Proficiency in each requirement must be demonstrated to the designated supervisor, who will date and initial each item on the worksheet.

Prior to taking the E-PME Advancement Qualification Exam (AQE), members must have ALL E-7, E-8 and E-9 Performance Requirements signed off. Members are NOT required to have Knowledge Requirements signed off.

NOTE: When preparing for the SWE, members should review ALL E-PME material up to the pay grade for which they are testing.

Go to the Master Guide Page.