Basic Benefits Courses 2022

NACVSO Basic Benefits Course 2022

Registration will open for the August Basic Benefits Course in June 2022 after the annual conference.  All Basic Benefits courses are VIRTUAL.
Date: (Registration opens for each course approxiamately 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the course.) 
  • March 7-11, 2022 - CLOSED
  • August 8-12, 2022
  • November 14-18, 2022

Course DetailsBasic Benefits is open to any interested party and covers basic veteran and survivor benefit entitlements.  Basic Benefits is a 32-hour course.  This course is designed for the new or inexperienced CVSO and for CVSOs seeking NACVSO accreditation. For CVSOs seeking NACVSO accreditation, this course is mandatory with a required test at the completion of the instruction.

Registration for the Basic Benefits course will open approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the course start date.

Cost: The fee for each Basic Benefits course is $350 for members and $500 for non-members.  If you are a CVSO, please complete the membership application prior to submitting course registration.
Payment: You are highly encouraged to pay online when registration opens. We will also accept checks no later than 45-days after registration.
Refunds: Should a registered individual not be able to attend the course, contact Ashley Laganiere, NACVSO Education Chair,, to discuss options. Refunds will be granted on a case-by-case basis.
Accreditation: Passing the course does not, on its own, accredit an individual as a CVSO. For additional eligibility requirements, visit:

Technical Requirements: a) reliable internet connection, c) computer with a camera/video so you can be seen by the instructors, and c) access to the Zoom platform.
Draft Course Agenda: Click here for Agenda

If you are ready to register, please continue through the registration process on this site. Online payment preferred. 


Registration FAQs

  • Registration:
Registration for the March 7-11, 2022 course is closed.
Registration for the August and November courses will open 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the course date and close approximately 10 days prior to the start of the course.

  • Registration Do’s and Don’ts:
DON’T: Please do not register now to “save seats” for an unknown future need. If you are certain an individual will be in need on that date, you may certainly register them.
DO - Please complete one registration per enrollee and use the name and email of the individual who will participate in the course. If you are registering on behalf of someone and need a receipt, please notify the enrollee they will receive the receipt by email so they can forward to you. 


Click here to Register for Basic Benefits & Pay by Credit Card

Click here to Register for Basic Benefits & Pay by Check