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GROTON, Conn. (Feb. 25, 2020) Navy Diver 1st Class Mathew Villafuerte, left, and Navy Diver 2nd Class John McGuire, right, Basic Enlisted Submarine School (BESS) instructors on Naval Submarine Base New London, demonstrate proper submarine escape procedures using the Pressurized Submarine Escape Trainer. Naval Submarine School builds a foundation upon which officers and enlisted personnel are prepared to develop the competence and proficiency in skills necessary to operate and maintain their submarines. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Derien C. Luce/Released)
The Submarine Learning Center (SLC) is the only Naval Education and Training Command learning center responsible for officer and enlisted ratings’ individual training as well as all shore-based warfare mission area training.

The SLC integrates technology, organizational alignment, and human performance with training to maintain effectiveness. Instructional design tools and new learning delivery technologies are evaluated and used to improve comprehension and maximize Sailor performance.

Through modernized training, the SLC affects change necessary to meet the Submarine Force expectation of a more agile organization and improved warfighting readiness.

The SLC is dedicated to providing submarine Sailors the necessary tools to lead the force by embracing modern training and education systems and integrating those advancements into the Navy's undersea warfare community.


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Council on Occupational Education
Submarine Learning Center
Box 29
Groton CT 06349


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