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Supply Corps Officer Basic Qualification Course – Navy Reserves (BQC-NR)

Last updated: 06 Feb 2024

The Basic Qualification Course - Navy Reserve (BQC-NR) is a comprehensive course of instruction which provides reserve Direct Commissioning Program Commissioning Officers (DCO), InterService Transfers(IST) and NAVET redesignations with the fundamental, technical, and managerial knowledge necessary to function effectively as Supply Corps officers within the Navy Reserve. The BQC-NR is a combination of on-site training and self-paced correspondence work spanning 15 months. Classes commence twice annually and attendance at all on-site training periods are mandatory in order to graduate.

The BQC-NR curriculum encompasses Supply Management (SM), Food Service (FS), Disbursing Management (DM), Retail Operations (RO), and Leadership and Management (LM). Completion of all elements of the BQC-NR is mandatory and all students must achieve a minimum passing score of 80% for each functional area and an overall course average of 80%.

Updated 6 Feb. 2024

Point of Contact
Navy Supply Corps School
Educational Counselor

1378 Porter Ave.
Naval Station Newport
Newport, RI 02841

(401) 841-4819

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