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Signal Captain Career Course - Reserve Component (SCCC-RC)

Course Information 

  • Course Title: Signal Captain Career Course - Reserve Component (SCCC-RC)
  • Course Number: 4-11-C23
  • College: Signal Leader Development College (SLDC)
  • OPR: Signal Captain Career Course (SCCC) Division
  • Status Change Date: 11 Jan 2021
  • Training site: USACCoE&FG, Fort Gordon, GA
  • Length: Phase 1 (Resident) (2 Weeks), Phase 2 (DL) and Phase 3 Resident (2 Weeks)
  • Managed: Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS)
  • Prerequisites: US Army Reserve Component, or National Guard Officer (1LT-MAJ for Phase 1) and 1LT-MAJ for Phase 3), Selected personnel must be graduates of a Basic Officer Leaders Career (BOLC) Course. If the officer is not Signal then they must be branched Signal or currently serving in a Signal 25A position. All attendees must possess a Bachelor's Degree.

Course Description 

This course is designed to prepare the 25A officer to perform the critical tasks and supporting skills and knowledge required for the graduate to accomplish his/her duties and responsibilities to the prescribed performance standard. The purpose of SCCC-RC is to equip Signal Leaders with the technical and tactical knowledge and skills to lead company-sized units and serve on battalion or brigade staffs while operating within a Joint Interagency Intergovernmental Multinational environment (JIIM). Additionally, to develop doctrinally grounded, adaptive leaders who can employ unit equipment and applications, plan and manage access to DOD services, and procure communication solutions for the commander's design requirements. Reference DA PAM 600-3, Chapter 22 Signal Corps Branch (2010).


The Signal Captains Career Course Reserve Component consists of 3 Phases and a prerequisite Common Core Course (9-00-C23 (DL)) that train and educate students in skill, knowledge, and abilities to perform critical tasks determined by the Signal Critical Task Site Selection Board (CTSSB) and training directed by the School of Advanced Leadership and Tactics (SALT). The Prerequisite and three Phases are: Prerequisite MLC Common Core (9-00-C23 (DL), Phase 1 (Res) MLC Common Core and Signal Branch Technical, Phase 2 (DL) Signal Branch Technical and Planning, Phase 3 (DL) Signal Branch Technical and Planning.

Course Scope 

This course consists of 3 Phases and a prerequisite that provides company grade officers with the preliminary knowledge and skills necessary to serve in direct level leadership positions. The educational outcome areas are designed to produce critical and creative thinkers who are effective:

  • Leaders who can build and lead teams; Leaders who demonstrate character and competence and who speak and write clearly, concisely, and persuasively.
  • Across cultures who can conduct operations and shape perceptions considering prevailing values, beliefs, behaviours, and norms.
  • Tactical-level Unified Land Operations who can plan, prepare, execute, and assess simultaneous operation.
  • Battalion/Brigade Staff Officers who understand staff organizations and can apply MDMP and other processes in a JIIM environment.
  • Decision Makers and Practitioners of Mission Command who can apply deliberate and intuitive judgment within an ambiguous and time constrained operational environment.
  • Trainers who can apply the principles of training and manage training IAW ADRP 7-0.
  • Signal Branch Experts who can plan and manage the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) networks, Cyber, Army Battle Command Systems (ABCS), and Combat Net Radio (CNR) networks.


  • Pre-requisite: (Total Academic Hours - 75 HRS)
    • Army Profession - 29 HRS
    • Mission Command - 10.0 HRS
    • Operations - 19 HRS
    • Operation Process - 11.0HRS
    • Training - 6 HRS
  • PHASE 1(RES): (Total Academic Hours - 120 HRS)
    • Common Core - 30 HRS
    • Warrior Signal Systems (WSS) - 46 HRS
    • Signal Branch Common Core - 20 HRS
    • Staff Exercise - 24 HRS
  • PHASE 2(DL): (Total Academic Hours - 75 HRS)
    • Signal Branch Common Core - 17 HRS
    • Network Essentials - 10 HRS
    • Mission Command Information Systems - 32 HRS
    • Lower Tactical Internet - 16 HRS
  • PHASE 3(RES): (Total Academic Hours - 120 HRS)
    • Lower Tactical Internet - 80 HRS
    • CAPSTONE Assessment - 40 HRS