The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE Learning
Center (ULC) is the Center for Learning and Training
for the Corps of Engineers. It is under supervision of the Headquarters Directorate of Human Resources.
The ULC manages and implements the Proponent-Sponsored Engineer Corps
Training (PROSPECT) Program.
- This program provides job-related training through technical and professional courses to meet the unique needs of the Army Corps of Engineers and
other government agencies.
- For over 30 years the PROSPECT program has been offering selected
courses worldwide. The Tom Bevill Center
in Huntsville, Alabama is
the main training facility.
- The course catalog for the PROSPECT Program, known as the Purple
Book, currently lists over 200 courses that cover a wide
variety of topics supporting the missions of Army Corps of
Engineers. These courses are available to federal, state or local
- Highly dedicated instructors who excel in their areas of expertise
are selected from headquarters, divisions, districts,
laboratories, the ULC, or from universities or private firms to
design and teach the PROSPECT courses.