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805C-PAD-4550 (SL4) - Prepare a Standing Operating Procedure (SOP)

Standards: SOP identified purpose, distribution, and references, and was in proper format. SOP had proper security classification marks applied (if applicable) and was properly authenticated.

Conditions:
Given a requirement to prepare an SOP to
standardize routine or recurring actions or
functions, appropriate operational
references or local policy guidance, access
to AR 25-50 and AR 380-5, computer with
authorized software, and office supplies.

Standards:
SOP identified purpose, distribution,
and references, and was in proper format.
SOP had proper security classification marks
applied (if applicable) and was properly
authenticated.

Performance
Steps

1.   Determine purpose.

a.
Determine requirement for
action/function.

b.
Analyze intended outcome.

2.   Determine audience/distribution.

a.
Identify level of
application.

b.
Identify units, section,
and personnel involved.

3.   Determine references for content.

4.   Select content for SOP.

5.   Prepare SOP.

6.   Determine security classification requirements.

7.   Apply the proper security classification marking.

8.   Determine coordination requirement for approval.

9.   Coordinate SOP.

10. Use proper format for the SOP.

11. Distribute SOP for coordination.

12. Review coordination comments.

13. Prepare final.

a.
Incorporate the
coordination comments.

b.
Coordinate final review.

14. Obtain authentication.

15. Determine reproduction requirements.

16. Distribute SOP as required by local procedures.

Evaluation
Preparation:

Setup:
To evaluate this task, gather the items
listed in the conditions statement. Give the
soldier a scenario that would provide all
information necessary to perform the
performance measures to include topic
references. Have computer and printer or
pencil and paper for soldiers to prepare
SOP.

Performance
Measures

GO

NO
GO

1.   Determined purpose.





a.
Determined requirement
for action/function.

 


 


b.
Analyzed
intended outcome.

 


 


2.   Determined the audience/distribution.





a.
Identified level of
application.

 


 


b.
Identified
units, section, and personnel
involved.

 


 


3.   Determined references for content.





4.   Selected content for SOP.





5.   Prepared the SOP.





6.   Determined security classification marking.





7.   Applied the proper security classification marking.





8.   Determined coordination requirement for approval.





9.   Coordinated SOP.





10. Used the proper format for the SOP.





11. Distributed SOP for coordination.





12. Reviewed coordination comments.





13. Prepared final.





a.
Incorporated the
coordination comments.

 


 


b.
Coordinated
final review.

 


 


14. Obtained authentication.





15. Determined reproduction requirement.





16. Distributed SOP as required by local procedures.





Evaluation
Guidance:
Score the soldier GO on
performance measures passed. Score the
soldier NO GO on any performance measures
failed. The soldier must score a GO on 80
percent of the performance measures to
receive a GO on the task. If the soldier
scores NO GO, show him what was done wrong
and how to do it correctly.

References

 

Required

Related

 

AR
25-50

 

 

AR
380-5

 

 

FM
101-5

 

 

Software-Office

 

 

Software-Windows

 


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