In general two kinds of Training Manuals exist:
1) Manuals for a single ability ( , , , or ; depending on the kind and rank of the ability), and
2) Specialization Qualifications ( ) for a Bridge Officer Specialization (granting 4 space + 4 ground abilities).
Sources of training manuals
Training Manuals can be acquired through various means:
Bridge officer trainer
- Bridge Officer Trainers at various hubs sell Training Manuals for energy credits:
(250 for Ensign; 2,000 for Lt.; 5,000 for Lt. Cmdr.; 10,000 for Cmdr. abilities)
- A Bridge Officer candidate can be "converted" into a single Training Manual of an ability the officer possessed.
Officer training school
- Main article: Officer Training School
- A selection of manuals, which depends on your career path and skill point allocation, can be crafted by the player. These kinds of manuals belong to the Officer Training School and always require a PADD, and sometimes EC , as "ingredient".
- Players can offer any Training Manual or Specialization Qualification they craft on the exchange.
- Some missions reward Specialization Qualifications on first run, or bridge officers already trained in a specialization:
Fleet training manuals
- See Fleet Training Manuals for list of training manuals obtainable from the Fleet Station K-13 and Fleet Colony World.
Lockbox training manuals
- Special Equipment Pack - Xindi Bridge Officer Training Manuals
- Special Equipment Pack - Kelvin Timeline Training Manuals
- Special Equipment Pack - Sphere Builder Training Manuals
- Special Equipment Pack - Undiscovered Training Manuals
- Special Equipment Pack - Swarm Training Manuals
- Infinity Prize Pack: Bridge Officer Training Manual
- Holiday Item Vendor contains unique ground and space training manuals. It can be accessed from the Event Reputation store or from the Ferengi NPC during the Q's Winter Wonderland.
- Risian Vendor contains unique ground training manuals. It can be accessed from the Event Reputation store or from the Risian NPC during the Lohlunat Festival.
- "Bridge Officer Training" – Arcgames.com, January 09, 2015