Department of Defense Training


Department of Defense education funding

Serving those who serve!

AMPP has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to offer funding to service men and women interested in taking select courses.

Funding is available for individuals wanting to take a course offered to the general public and for training officers wanting to host a course at their location.

Courses Available for Funding Funding for Veterans

Department of Defense

Individual: Public courses or online training

Active duty service men or women looking to register for a course on the AMPP schedule:

To apply to receive funding for course registration fees, complete the steps below.

  1. Review list of available AMPP courses for funding.
  2. Search the course listing to choose the specific course, date, and location you’d like to register for.
  3. Complete the DoD Student Registration Form - (pdf 73k)
            a. Form must be completed in its entirety in order to be submitted for funding approval
  4. Email us your completed form.
  5. Upcoming funding approval, you will receive a notification from AMPP and your registration will be processed with the AMPP registrar.
    (Please note: Some classes tend to fill up quickly, and a change of date/location may be required upon final approval and time of registration.)
  6. After the registration has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation letter to the email address on file.
  7. If you are not approved for training funds, you will be notified via email.
Department of Defense

Training Officers: In-house training

Training officers wanting to host a course at your location for active duty service members:

To apply to receive funding to host a course, complete the steps below.

  1. Select course from DoD Available Courses
  2. Complete DoD In-House Preparation Form - (pdf 85k)
  3. Email us your completed form.
  4. Once processed, if you are approved, you will receive notification from AMPP stating that your facility is approved to run the course you requested.
  5. If you are not approved, you will be notified via email.

Available Department of Defense Courses

Service men and women can apply for funding to take a select number of AMPP courses.

DoD Courses

General Corrosion Program

Whether new to corrosion or an experienced professional, study the effects of corrosion on a range of industries.

DoD Courses

General Coatings Program

Learn technical coatings and linings application skills necessary for the coatings industry.

Course Funding for Veterans

AMPP is an approved License & Certification facility for Veterans Education benefits by the Pennsylvania State Approving Agency.

Veterans and eligible dependents should visit the GI Bill® website to determine eligibility at“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).) More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Veterans can get reimbursed for AMPP Training and Certification Exams. To receive reimbursement, students must prepay for an AMPP course and then submit the appropriate paperwork to The Department of Veterans Affairs. Once the paperwork is processed, The Department of Veterans Affairs will reimburse the student.

Download the application for reimbursement form and submit it to the Department of Veterans Affairs after you take an eligible AMPP training course.

Eligible Courses Include