STARFLEET Academy (SFA) is the education/entertainment branch of STARFLEET. SFA offers a wide variety of courses ranging from testing trivial knowledge of the Star Trek universe to expanding general knowledge about the world around us. Courses designed to help build practical skills can be found here as well.
The Academy has a variety of courses for gaining real-world knowledge or testing your knowledge of Star Trek fiction. In addition to learning, courses can also help you increase your rank within STARFLEET International. For each course you pass, you receive 5 promotion points. The more difficult officer training courses are worth 10 promotion points, get Distinction in them and you’ll receive 15 promotional points. Complete any of the Bridge offer Certification Programs and you’ll receive an additional 20 points for each. When you complete all the courses in any given college you get an additional 25 points. You’ll also receive extra promotion points if you complete a 120 course Bachelor Degree (30 points), 180 course Master Degree (40 points), or a 240 course Doctorate Degree (50 points).
Most courses take between 5 to 20 minutes (some can take longer). Taking classes through the academy is an easy way to rack up points for your promotion and have fun!
See our Handbook Section 04 for more details on ranks and promotion.
Source material https://es.sfi.org/