Training Catalogue

  • (ADP-03) SOAC Air Operations Centre Course

    The objective of the Special Operations Air Command (SOAC) Air Operations Centre (AOC) Course is to prepare students to perform as members of a NATO SOCC/SOAC future operations group (J35) and as a member of a SOCC joint operations centre (JOC) or SOAC AOC (J33).


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Jun 02, 2020
    Tue, Oct 20, 2020

  • (NSOF-30) Resolute Support Mission (RSM) SOF Pre-deployment Training (PDT).

    The RSM SOF PDT prepares students for TAA staff duty roles within NSOCC-A and supporting advisory and liaison elements. Students will be equipped for the complexities of TAA with Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) and for working within the Afghan rule of law (RoL) and legal framework.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jun 08, 2020
    Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    Tue, Nov 17, 2020
    Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Tue, Jun 01, 2021
    Tue, Sep 07, 2021
    Tue, Nov 16, 2021

  • (NSOF-31) NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC)

    The NSIC aims to provide NATO SOF units with the essential tools and skillsets to build Alliance nations’ intelligence capabilities, prepare NATO SOF personnel to provide support to tactical-level operations, and enable nations to fulfil NATO SOF requirements.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jun 08, 2020
    Mon, Sep 07, 2020
    Mon, Jan 18, 2021
    Mon, Jun 07, 2021
    Mon, Sep 13, 2021

  • (NSOF-11) NATO SOFEVAL Course

    The NATO Special Operations Force Evaluation (SOFEVAL) Course is designed to educate students on the NATO SOF Evaluation Programme and develop the skills required to serve as a SOF Evaluation Team Chief, Area Chief, or Team Member.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jun 08, 2020
    Mon, Oct 19, 2020
    Mon, Dec 07, 2020

  • (BIS-123) BASIC INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM CORE TRAINING (BISCT)

    The NATO Special Operations headquarters (NSHQ) will conduct a Basic Intelligence System Core Training Core (BISCT) course, at the NATO Special Operations school (NSOS) campus at Chievres Air Base (CAB), to develop the BICES skills of SOF J2 personnel.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jun 22, 2020
    Tue, Sep 01, 2020
    Tue, Jan 12, 2021
    Tue, Jun 01, 2021
    Tue, Sep 07, 2021

  • (DFP-001) Digital Force Protection Course

    The Digital Force Protection Training is a 5-day course educating NATO operators about the threats posed by hybrid warfare actors’ use of the Internet.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jun 22, 2020
    Mon, Aug 31, 2020
    Mon, Mar 29, 2021
    Mon, Jun 07, 2021
    Mon, Nov 01, 2021

  • (HP-02) NATO SOF Human Performance Program Development Course

    The 2.5 day course will give personnel tasked with working in, creating, improving, overseeing, assisting or managing a Human Performance Program  (e.g. operators, staff officers, medical personnel, coaches, instructors, psychologists) an overview of different components of a Human Performance Program.  


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Jun 30, 2020

  • (ADP-01) NATO Special Operations Air Planning Course (SOAPC)

    The SOAPC is designed to instruct NATO SOF air mission planners at the SOATU/SOATG level who will be assigned to coordinate fixed and/or rotary wing aviation in support of ground and/or maritime operation. The course will provide the students with the knowledge and mindset to plan and brief all phases of special air warfare operations. A combination of academics, vignettes en practical exercises will be used alongside an operational scenarion.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Sep 01, 2020

  • (MED-08) NSOCM Recertification Course

    This two week recertification course is to provide NSOCMs with standardized medical sustainment training in order to maintain SOF Medic skill sets and clinical currency.

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 07, 2020

  • (NSOF-32) NATO SOF Technical Exploitation Operations (TEO) Course

    Students will learn the fundamentals of conducting Technical Exploitation Operations at the SOF Task Unit level. The course will cover a solid foundation on the principles of global TEO, technical capabilities, and will apply this knowledge across several practical exercises.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 14, 2020

  • (NSOF-01) SOCC Staff Course

    The objective of the Special Operations Component Command (SOCC) Staff Course is to prepare students to perform as a NATO SOCC staff member.

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 21, 2020
    Mon, Nov 09, 2020
    Mon, Nov 30, 2020

  • (NSOF-02) SOCC Planning Course

    The Special Operations Component Command (SOCC) Planning Course is a nine day course focused at the operational level, conducted in large group plenary sessions, syndicate practical exercises, and culminates with a 40 hour practicum.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Sep 22, 2020
    Tue, Sep 29, 2020
    Tue, Nov 17, 2020
    Tue, Dec 08, 2020
    Tue, Jan 19, 2021

  • (Med-06) NATO SOF Advanced Special Operations Medical Leaders Course

    This five day course teaches Special Operations Forces (SOF) medicine executive medical leadership skills required to build and maintain a SOF medical system.

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 28, 2020
    Mon, Sep 27, 2021

  • (ADP-02) NATO Special Operations Air Mission Commanders Course

    The NATO SOF AMC Course prepares students to lead special air operations within the joint environment. Students will be able to apply the knowledge and procedures learned during the course to a range of operational scenarios; utilizing critical thinking, risk management analysis, problem-solving, decision-making and leadership to plan and conduct special air operations. The AMC Course also supports the wider education of future SOF Air leaders.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 28, 2020

  • (Med-05) NATO SOF Combat Medical Simulation and TCCC Instructor Course

    This two week course teaches how to create effective medical curriculum based on the TCCC concept and augment that curriculum with combat medical simulation and simulators to support learning objectives.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 05, 2020
    Tue, Nov 03, 2020
    Mon, Feb 01, 2021
    Mon, May 24, 2021
    Mon, Nov 01, 2021

  • (NSOF-34) Human Network Analysis Course

    The NATO SOF Human Network Analysis Course (HNAC) provides an introduction to conducting Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting activities in a NATO Special Operations Component Command (SOCC) All-Source Analysis Centre (ASC) or Special Operations Task Group (SOTG). 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 05, 2020
    Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    Mon, Sep 27, 2021

  • (Med-05A) NATO SOF Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course

    This five day Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course is designed for non-medical military personnel and includes first responder knowledge and practical skills essential to soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines deploying on combat operations. TCCC is the NATO Standard of Care for Managing Trauma on the Battlefield.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 12, 2020
    Mon, Nov 09, 2020
    Mon, Feb 08, 2021
    Mon, May 31, 2021
    Mon, Nov 08, 2021

  • (NETC-34) Network Engagement and Targeting Course

    Network Engagement and Targeting Course (NETC)

    What:  How to use data and Social Network Analysis (SNA) to support targeting and engagement recommendations.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 19, 2020
    Mon, Mar 08, 2021
    Mon, Oct 11, 2021

  • (NSOF-03) SOCC Joint Operations Centre Course

    The objective of the Special Operations Component Command (SOCC) Joint Operations Centre (JOC) Course is to prepare students to perform as members of a NATO SOCC future operations group (J35) and as a member of a JOC (J33).


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Oct 20, 2020
    Tue, Dec 01, 2020
    Tue, Feb 02, 2021
    Tue, Jun 01, 2021
    Tue, Oct 19, 2021

  • (MED-03) NATO SOF Med Research Workshop

    NATO Special Operations Forces Medicine Research Workshop and Special Operations Forces Medicine Panel Meeting/Special Operations Tactical Panel Meeting


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 26, 2020

  • (NSOF-39) NATO SOF Intelligence Collections Course

    This course is taught simultaneously with students from (NSOF-41) SOCC ISR Operations Course (SIOC).

    NSINTC focuses on integration/synchronization of all-source intelligence planning & collection. Course presents various intelligence aspects of processing, exploitation, & dissemination. Emphasis is placed on collection processes and products.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Oct 27, 2020
    Tue, Mar 02, 2021
    Tue, Oct 05, 2021

  • (NSOF-41) SOCC ISR Operations Course

    Course Notes: This course is based on an integrated curriculum and is taught simultaneously with students from (NSOF-39) NATO SOF Intelligence Collections Course.

    The SOCC ISR Operations Course focuses on the synchronization and integration of planning and operations of ISR capabilities and assets to support SOF. The track presents various aspects of requesting, coordinating, integrating, monitoring, and assessing ISR in support of special operations.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Oct 27, 2020
    Tue, Mar 02, 2021
    Tue, Oct 05, 2021

  • (MED-04) NATO SOFMEP & SOFTMP

    This is the SOF Medical Expert Panel and Tactical Medical Panel


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Thu, Oct 29, 2020
    Mon, Apr 19, 2021

  • (NSOF-91) NATO SOF Advisor and Liaison Workshop

    The NATO SOF Advisor and Liaison Workshop is venue for SOF advisors (SOFADs), liaison officers (LOs), and members of a SOF liaison element to receive specific training in SOFAD and LO duties and to share best practices and lessons learned.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 02, 2020

  • (ADP-05) NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge

    The NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge is a training event, organized as an exercise. Two weeks of mission planning, briefing, and execution in a classroom environment with the use of a virtual SOCC/SOATG scenario and generic SOATU RW, FW, and ISR assets in a multinational environment.  The event also provides the opportunity to train SOATG staff in SOATG Mission Planning Process and tactical C2.  There are trainee positions for A2, A33, and A35. 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 09, 2020

  • (NSOF-40) Digital Media Exploitation Course

    The primary objective of the NATO SOF Media Exploitation Course is to teach intelligence professionals, operators, and SOF support personnel to Collect, Preserve, Extract and Report (CPAR) evidence from Media Devices and other storage containers using ‘freeware’ tools that facilitate data recovery from damaged devices and others that have been manipulated to prevent data discovery.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 09, 2020
    Mon, Feb 22, 2021

  • (Med-07) NATO Special Operations Surgical Team Development Course

    This five day course teaches NATO medical personnel how to create and refine elite Special Operations Surgical Teams (SOST).

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 16, 2020
    Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    Mon, Feb 22, 2021
    Mon, Nov 22, 2021

  • (NSOF-102) Countering Hybrid Threats (CHT) Course

    The West’s dominance in warfare has forced potential adversaries to adopt a different strategic approach, combining conventional and unconventional forces, criminal elements, information operations, economic measures, and subversion. This course explores: the origins, nature, and components of hybrid threats; strategy development options to oppose hybrid threats; how to understand the Comprehensive Approach aspects available for pre-conflict activities.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Nov 17, 2020

  • (NSOF-35) NATO SOF Cellular Exploitation Course

    The objective of the NATO SOF Cell Phone Exploitation Course is to educate students on the principles, techniques and equipment used to recover and interpret time-sensitive, mission-relevant information from cellular phones while working in a deployed environment.
     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 23, 2020
    Mon, Mar 08, 2021

  • (ADP-04) NATO Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC)

    The Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC) is designed to prepare special operations forces (SOF) airmen and designated support staff to operate as part of a functioning SOATG within a NATO environment. The course provides the student with an overview of the function and utility of an SOATG and will provide students with the knowledge and tools to plan, employ and integrate special air warfare focused on current and future operations, within a NATO SOF C2 structure.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 30, 2020

  • (NIFST-3432) NATO Intelligence Functional Systems Training (NIFST)

    *This course is a NCIA training course, being hosted at NSOS.  The primarily audience is not NSHQ/NATO SOF.  If additional seats are available, NSHQ/NATO SOF students may attend. 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Dec 01, 2020

  • (Med-02) NATO Special Operations Medical Planning and Support Course

    This two week course teaches NATO personnel providing SOF medical support key special operations medicine planning concepts for Military Assistance (MA), Direct Action (DA) and Special Reconnaissance (SR) missions.

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Dec 01, 2020
    Tue, Mar 23, 2021
    Tue, May 11, 2021
    Tue, Nov 30, 2021

  • (DRX-036) Drone Exploitation Course

    The objective of the NATO SOF Drone Exploitation Course is to educate students on the principles, techniques, and equipment used to exploit drones. 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Dec 07, 2020
    Mon, Mar 22, 2021

  • (HP-01) NATO SOF Human Performance Trainer Course

    This 5-day course will give operators, fitness coaches, trainers, physical therapists or medical personnel responsible for training fundamental knowledge of fitness, conditioning, and nutrition.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Dec 07, 2020

  • (BSIFC-101) BSIFC - WG

    Working Environment for the BSIFC Event

  • (ADC-01) NATO SOF Annual Discipline Conference 2020 - Copy

    The NATO SOF Annual Discipline Conference (ADC) will be held at the NATO Special Operations School (NSOS) in Chièvres, Belgium 24-26 March 2020.

SOAC Air Operations Centre Course

SOAC Air Operations Centre Course

The objective of the Special Operations Air Command (SOAC) Air Operations Centre (AOC) Course is to prepare students to perform as members of a NATO SOCC/SOAC future operations group (J35) and as a member of a SOCC joint operations centre (JOC) or SOAC AOC (J33).

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Resolute Support Mission (RSM) SOF Pre-deployment Training (PDT).

Resolute Support Mission (RSM) SOF Pre-deployment Training (PDT).

The RSM SOF PDT prepares students for TAA staff duty roles within NSOCC-A and supporting advisory and liaison elements. Students will be equipped for the complexities of TAA with Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) and for working within the Afghan rule of law (RoL) and legal framework.

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NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC)

NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC)

The NSIC aims to provide NATO SOF units with the essential tools and skillsets to build Alliance nations’ intelligence capabilities, prepare NATO SOF personnel to provide support to tactical-level operations, and enable nations to fulfil NATO SOF requirements.

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