There is no registration fee for this course. All comments and questions may be sent to AIPH/ HPW at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-436-2303/4656.
The P3T Leader Course will now being conducted in two phases.
This course provides guidance to P3T Program Managers/OICs, Installation Instructor Trainers/NCOICs, Trimester Instructor Trainers (IT) and Medical Experts (ME) on establishing and operating local P3T consolidated programs. Training is based on the US Army Pregnancy/Postpartum Physical Training Program Technical Guide 255A-F Series. Course completion requires passing written and practical examinations.
P3T Phase 1 Course
Phase 1 is a set of 10 modules that includes didactic sessions, video lessons, reading assignments, and participation in three one-hour DCO classes. The DCO classes are optional but highly recommended, and should be attended after the on-line modules are completed. Phase I module topics are Course Introduction, Implementation Guide, Changes during Pregnancy, Nutrition, Safety Issues, Exercise Performance, Exercise Session Development, Changes During Postpartum, Data Collection and Evaluation, and Exam Review.
Participants will receive access to the Phase 1 modules upon registering for the course. Once the online modules have been completed the enrollee will be required to complete the written exam.Phase 1 modules are available for selected enrollment. Contact Sponsor for specific instructions. Scheduled dates and times for the P3T Phase 1 DCO classes are posted on the Phase 1 course calendar and announcements, and available after enrollment.
P3T Phase 2 Course
Phase 2 is a resident course focusing on practical application of the Phase 1 content. Phase 2 includes training on exercise performance, exercise session oversight, training exercise leaders, use of program implementation tools, and a practical exam. Participation is physically active and consists of land and water exercise skills training with practical application of the principles of pregnancy and postpartum physical training. The schedule for Phase 2 course offerings is listed on the registration application. The general agenda for the Phase 2 course is available at this link.
P3T Phase 2 training courses are limited. Click here to register.
Must be DoD civilian or senior enlisted (E-6 and above) Soldiers. Medical or fitness background training or experience is optimal. Must have been designated to serve in a P3T OIC, NCOIC, ME or IT position. The target audience includes master fitness trainers, medics, health care professionals, and unit leadership involved in local P3T Program implementation.
USAPHC, Army Institute of Public Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5403. If you have any questions regarding the P3T Train-the-Trainer Leader Course contact the P3T Course Director at
There are no fees for this course; however, USAPHC funds are NOT available for attendee TDY expenses for Phase 2. It is the responsibility of the attendee installation/unit to provide funds for all TDY expenses. Transportation and lodging arrangements are the responsibility of the attendee. Lodging on post is recommended. No meals provided. Accessibility to a DFAC and local shuttle for transportation varies according to the course location. Contact the P3T Course Director at commercial (410) 436-4656, DSN 584-4656 to obtain local POC contact information for specific answers related to these topics. Uniform is ACUs with athletic shoes, IPFU recommended but optional. Swimwear is recommended but not required. Attendees that will receive a DA87 Army certificate of training upon completion of this course.
Credit hours (Category II) for nurses, health educators, physical therapists are available. Attendees must turn in their paperwork to their own credentialing entity.