NOAA/National Weather Service's Chief Learning Office United States Department of Commerce
Commerce Learning Center

WELCOME: This portal is designed to provide access to all NWS training, including course listings, course descriptions, training schedules, and online materials.

Our Mission

The Office of the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) provides professional and technical training to enable NWS employees to reach optimum performance in present assignments and future responsibilities. The Office goals are to teach job-specific, communication, leadership and practical skills for all employees; teach latest scientific and technical concepts to support research to operations; emulate the NWS working field environment in an educational setting; and provide students the ability to work and experiment with concepts or equipment off-line as part of learning.

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News & Announcements

  • COMET has published Mesoscale Model Components of the National Blend of Models Version 3.0. This ~45 minute lesson highlights the enhancements incorporated into the National Blend of Models (NBM) Version 3. It illustrates how to use the new winter weather, aviation, and marine guidance by following forecasters at two weather forecast offices affected by a winter storm. To access this lesson in the Commerce Learning Center, click here. (03/08/18)

  • VISIT has published a training session introducing the Advanced Layer Precipitable Water Product.  The product's strengths/limitations are discussed along with operational applications.  Also covered is how to receive this product in AWIPS from CIRA since it is currently non-operational (experimental).  To access this lesson in the Commerce Learning Center, click here. (02/05/18)

Upcoming Webinar/Teletraining Events