Training Catalog 12 Months

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(SOF-SO-16705) ADL NATO SOF DIgital Force Protection Basics
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(SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course
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(SOF-SO32065) MET - National NATO...
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO-32059) NATO S...
(SOF-SO-31927) NATO S...
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(SOF-SO-16705) ADL NATO SOF DIgital Force Protection Basics
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(NSOF-505) NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO-31910) SOCC Joint Oper...
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course
(SOF-SO32060) NATO SOF ISR ...
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(NSOF-504) NATO SOF Executive Leaders Course
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(NSOF-32) NATO SOF Technical Expl...
(SOF-SO-31908) NATO SOCC PLANNING...
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(NSOF-504) NATO SOF Executive Leaders Course
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(NSOF-504) NATO SOF Executive Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course
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(NSOF-32) NATO SOF Technical Expl...
(NSOF-505) NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO-32059) NATO SOF Human Net...
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(NSOF-502) NATO SOF Mid-Level Leaders Course
(SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course
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(NSOF-505) NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course
(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
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(NSOF-505) NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course
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(SOF-SO-35626) NATO SOF Intellige...
(SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course
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(NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course
(NSOF-502) NATO SOF Mid-Level Leaders Course
(NSOF-505) NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course
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NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 1-3 and OR 4-6, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Unit – SOTU or other similar Tactical level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 4-5 and OR 7-8, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Component Command – SOCC or other similar Operational/Strategic level SOF or supporting SOF Organizations. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 03, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Planning Course (SOAPC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Mar 08, 2022
Tue, May 17, 2022
Tue, Jun 14, 2022
Tue, Nov 29, 2022

The Digital Force Protection Basics course will provide NATO's SOF allies with a heightened awareness of the vulnerabilities, threats, and impacts the digital environment has on their physical and cognitive environment.


Also Offered Starting:
Fri, Oct 01, 2021
NATO SOF Human Performance Physical Trainer Course event image

The NATO SOF Human Performance Trainer Course is a 5-day course specifically designed to give participants fundamental knowledge of modern, evidence base physical training and its application within a SOF unit.  This course is scheduled to be taught 6-10 September 2021, on the Navy SOF Base located at Haakonsvern Naval Base in Bergen, Norway. 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. Covid related practices and restrictions regarding delivery of the course will be adhered to.  Covid related travel restrictions are being monitored and each individual is responsible for following national regulations to and from the course.  

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.

The JFO course is designed to provide select personnel with training on the procedures required to provide timely and accurate targeting information to a qualified JTAC for Type 2 and 3 Close Air Support (CAS) Terminal Attack Controls, and perform autonomous Terminal Guidance Operations (TGO).


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
Mon, Mar 07, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
NATO SOF Instructor Training (NSIT) event image

NATO SOF Instructor Training is an advanced-level instructional methodology course, tailored to meet the needs of NSOS Course Directors, Branch Heads, and Instructors, as well as NSHQ SMEs and OPRs. 


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Jan 24, 2022

 2 week course enabling recertification for NSOCMs. Candidates should have completed an NSOCM course or equivalent prior to attending.

SOCC Staff Course event image

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

 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, Mar 14, 2022
NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
Mon, Jun 06, 2022
NATO Special Operations Surgical Team Development Course event image

Course for development of Special Operations Surgical Teams. Please use contact section on main page if your nation has an interest in attending – courses are typically ran for 1 to 2 nations at a time.

 

NSHQ

AIR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

" Advancing SOF Aviation "

This course will be delivered as a Distance Learning course.  Connection info will be shared with students prior to the event. This iteration is for NSHQ members only.  This is a 3 version of the NATO IKM course normally offered at NATO School Oberammergau.  The aim of this course is to prepare students for their duties in the planning and execution of IKM functions and services for NATO. 

Sept 2021 were are back to normal and execute the SOCC Planning Course on the campus in Chievres

To educate students online on conducting theatre SOF operational-level/component-level planning and operational art and design as members of a NATO SOCC staff. 

 


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Sep 21, 2021
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
NATO SOF Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting Course event image

The NATO SOF Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting Course (HNAT) 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). 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Sep 27, 2021
Mon, Feb 07, 2022
NATO SOF Combat Medical Simulation and TCCC Instructor Course event image

SOF Medical train the trainer. Learn how to utilise modern pre hospital simulation methods, equipment and facilities and gain TCCC instructor status over a 2 week period.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Sep 27, 2021
NATO Special Operations Air Mission Commanders Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Sep 27, 2021
Mon, Mar 28, 2022
Mon, Oct 24, 2022

The Digital Force Protection Basics course will provide NATO's SOF allies with a heightened awareness of the vulnerabilities, threats, and impacts the digital environment has on their physical and cognitive environment.


Also Offered Starting:
Fri, Oct 01, 2021

This course is a discussion-based course, led by knowledgeable NATO SOF leaders for strategic- and managerial-level leaders within NATO and partner nations, on the comprehensive approach and procedures required to develop a SOF capability within participants’ respective nations.


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, May 02, 2022
NATO SOF Instructor Training (NSIT) event image

NATO SOF Instructor Training is an advanced-level instructional methodology course, tailored to meet the needs of NSOS Course Directors, Branch Heads, and Instructors, as well as NSHQ SMEs and OPRs. 


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
NATO SOF Instructor Training (NSIT) event image

NATO SOF Instructor Training is an advanced-level instructional methodology course, tailored to meet the needs of NSOS Course Directors, Branch Heads, and Instructors, as well as NSHQ SMEs and OPRs. 


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Jan 24, 2022

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.


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Tue, Oct 05, 2021

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.


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Tue, Oct 05, 2021
Network Engagement and Targeting Course event image

Network Engagement and Targeting Course (NETC)

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


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Mon, Feb 21, 2022
NATO Special Operations Medical Planning and Support Course – Task Group event image

SOF Task Group medical planning course ran over 2 weeks. +++ recommended if you are involved with SOF medical planning.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
NATO Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Feb 07, 2022
Mon, Jul 04, 2022
Mon, Oct 03, 2022

During this six-day online course students will be introduced to Digital Force Protection concepts and techniques necessary for keeping NATO SOF personnel secure in the digital environment. Digital Force Protection (DFP) awareness and education are critical to protect Alliance SOF operators.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Fri, Jun 03, 2022
NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 1-3 and OR 4-6, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Unit – SOTU or other similar Tactical level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
Mon, Jul 25, 2022

* This is a Train-the-Trainer (T3) event intended for national school instructors * Please contact the Course Director if you have questions about your eligibility to attend this event.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
SOCC Joint Operations Centre Course event image

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).


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Oct 19, 2021
SOAC Air Operations Centre Course event image

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).


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Oct 19, 2021
Tue, Feb 08, 2022
Tue, Oct 04, 2022
NATO SOFEVAL Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Mon, Feb 14, 2022

During this six-day online course students will be introduced to Digital Force Protection concepts and techniques necessary for keeping NATO SOF personnel secure in the digital environment. Digital Force Protection (DFP) awareness and education are critical to protect Alliance SOF operators.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Fri, Jun 03, 2022

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Oct 26, 2021
Tue, Nov 16, 2021

The JFO course is designed to provide select personnel with training on the procedures required to provide timely and accurate targeting information to a qualified JTAC for Type 2 and 3 Close Air Support (CAS) Terminal Attack Controls, and perform autonomous Terminal Guidance Operations (TGO).


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
Mon, Mar 07, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022
Mon, Jun 13, 2022

This 8-day course promotes the synchronization between J2/J3 personnel when supporting NATO SOF operations.  The course consists of a series of lectures, case studies, and practical exercises, during which J2 and J3 students work together as part of a SOCC staff.  Students work in syndicates to develop intelligence collection plans and ISR coordination matrixes, match collection priorities to ISR capabilities, and assess overall ISR effectiveness related to a complex scenario.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Nov 02, 2021
Tue, Mar 15, 2022
SOCC Staff Course event image

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

 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, Mar 14, 2022
NATO SOF Executive Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 6-10 and OR 9, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of National or Allied JSOCs-SOCOMs or other similar Strategic level SOF Organizations. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of both Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers to the course.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
Mon, Aug 29, 2022
NATO Special Operations Medical Program Development Course event image

Special Operations Medical Program Development Course teaching Special Operations Forces (SOF) medicine executive medical leadership skills required to build and maintain a SOF medical system. 

 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
NATO SOF Technical Exploitation Operations (TEO) Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 09, 2022

Sept 2021 were are back to normal and execute the SOCC Planning Course on the campus in Chievres

To educate students online on conducting theatre SOF operational-level/component-level planning and operational art and design as members of a NATO SOCC staff. 

 


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Sep 21, 2021
Mon, Nov 15, 2021

*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. 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
Mon, Mar 28, 2022

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Oct 26, 2021
Tue, Nov 16, 2021

Over the 5-day period, students engage with lecture, syndicate discussion, and practical exercise formats to develop the capability to plan and execute a suitable SOF PR mission to recover an isolated person.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
NATO Special Operations Medical Planning and Support Course – Task Group event image

SOF Task Group medical planning course ran over 2 weeks. +++ recommended if you are involved with SOF medical planning.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge event image

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. 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
Mon, Aug 29, 2022
CANCELLED Mon, Nov 28, 2022
NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 4-5 and OR 7-8, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Component Command – SOCC or other similar Operational/Strategic level SOF or supporting SOF Organizations. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 03, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022

The JFO course is designed to provide select personnel with training on the procedures required to provide timely and accurate targeting information to a qualified JTAC for Type 2 and 3 Close Air Support (CAS) Terminal Attack Controls, and perform autonomous Terminal Guidance Operations (TGO).


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
Mon, Mar 07, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
SOCC Staff Course event image

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

 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, Mar 14, 2022

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
NATO SOF Technical Exploitation Operations (TEO) Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 09, 2022
NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 1-3 and OR 4-6, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Unit – SOTU or other similar Tactical level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
Mon, Jun 06, 2022
NATO SOF Instructor Training (NSIT) event image

NATO SOF Instructor Training is an advanced-level instructional methodology course, tailored to meet the needs of NSOS Course Directors, Branch Heads, and Instructors, as well as NSHQ SMEs and OPRs. 


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
Digital Media Exploitation Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 31, 2022
Mon, Apr 04, 2022
NATO SOF Mid-Level Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 3-4 and OR 6-7, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Group – SOTG or other similar Operational level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 31, 2022
Mon, Jul 18, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Feb 07, 2022
Mon, Jul 04, 2022
Mon, Oct 03, 2022
NATO SOF Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting Course event image

The NATO SOF Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting Course (HNAT) 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). 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Sep 27, 2021
Mon, Feb 07, 2022
SOAC Air Operations Centre Course event image

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).


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Oct 19, 2021
Tue, Feb 08, 2022
Tue, Oct 04, 2022
NATO SOFEVAL Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Mon, Feb 14, 2022
NATO SOF Cellular Exploitation Course event image

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.
 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Feb 14, 2022
Mon, Apr 18, 2022
Network Engagement and Targeting Course event image

Network Engagement and Targeting Course (NETC)

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


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Mon, Feb 21, 2022

The JFO course is designed to provide select personnel with training on the procedures required to provide timely and accurate targeting information to a qualified JTAC for Type 2 and 3 Close Air Support (CAS) Terminal Attack Controls, and perform autonomous Terminal Guidance Operations (TGO).


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
Mon, Mar 07, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Planning Course (SOAPC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Mar 08, 2022
Tue, May 17, 2022
Tue, Jun 14, 2022
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
SOCC Staff Course event image

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

 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, Mar 14, 2022
Drone Exploitation Course event image

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


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Mar 14, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022

This 8-day course promotes the synchronization between J2/J3 personnel when supporting NATO SOF operations.  The course consists of a series of lectures, case studies, and practical exercises, during which J2 and J3 students work together as part of a SOCC staff.  Students work in syndicates to develop intelligence collection plans and ISR coordination matrixes, match collection priorities to ISR capabilities, and assess overall ISR effectiveness related to a complex scenario.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Nov 02, 2021
Tue, Mar 15, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Mission Commanders Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Sep 27, 2021
Mon, Mar 28, 2022
Mon, Oct 24, 2022

*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. 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
Mon, Mar 28, 2022
Digital Media Exploitation Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 31, 2022
Mon, Apr 04, 2022
NATO SOF Cellular Exploitation Course event image

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.
 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Feb 14, 2022
Mon, Apr 18, 2022
Drone Exploitation Course event image

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


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Mar 14, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022

This course is a discussion-based course, led by knowledgeable NATO SOF leaders for strategic- and managerial-level leaders within NATO and partner nations, on the comprehensive approach and procedures required to develop a SOF capability within participants’ respective nations.


Also Offered Starting:
CANCELLED Mon, Oct 04, 2021
Mon, May 02, 2022

The JFO course is designed to provide select personnel with training on the procedures required to provide timely and accurate targeting information to a qualified JTAC for Type 2 and 3 Close Air Support (CAS) Terminal Attack Controls, and perform autonomous Terminal Guidance Operations (TGO).


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
Mon, Mar 07, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
NATO SOF Technical Exploitation Operations (TEO) Course event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 15, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 09, 2022

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 1-3 and OR 4-6, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Unit – SOTU or other similar Tactical level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 4-5 and OR 7-8, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Component Command – SOCC or other similar Operational/Strategic level SOF or supporting SOF Organizations. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 03, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Planning Course (SOAPC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Mar 08, 2022
Tue, May 17, 2022
Tue, Jun 14, 2022
Tue, Nov 29, 2022

During this six-day online course students will be introduced to Digital Force Protection concepts and techniques necessary for keeping NATO SOF personnel secure in the digital environment. Digital Force Protection (DFP) awareness and education are critical to protect Alliance SOF operators.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Fri, Jun 03, 2022
NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 24, 2022
Mon, Jun 06, 2022

The JFO course is designed to provide select personnel with training on the procedures required to provide timely and accurate targeting information to a qualified JTAC for Type 2 and 3 Close Air Support (CAS) Terminal Attack Controls, and perform autonomous Terminal Guidance Operations (TGO).


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 01, 2021
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
Mon, Mar 07, 2022
Mon, May 02, 2022
Mon, Jun 13, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Planning Course (SOAPC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Tue, Mar 08, 2022
Tue, May 17, 2022
Tue, Jun 14, 2022
Tue, Nov 29, 2022
NATO Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC) event image

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.


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Feb 07, 2022
Mon, Jul 04, 2022
Mon, Oct 03, 2022
NATO SOF Mid-Level Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 3-4 and OR 6-7, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Group – SOTG or other similar Operational level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Jan 31, 2022
Mon, Jul 18, 2022
NATO SOF Junior Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 1-3 and OR 4-6, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of Special Operations Tactical Unit – SOTU or other similar Tactical level SOF or supporting SOF Units. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of an equal number of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Mon, May 16, 2022
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
NATO SOF Executive Leaders Course event image
The NSHQ Professional Education Continuum focuses on the development of the Command Team at every level of leadership. Target audience are OF 6-10 and OR 9, serving or preparing to serve as a command team of National or Allied JSOCs-SOCOMs or other similar Strategic level SOF Organizations. Each nation/organization is required to request the participation of both Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers to the course.

Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 08, 2021
Mon, Aug 29, 2022
NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge event image

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. 


Also Offered Starting:
Mon, Nov 29, 2021
Mon, Aug 29, 2022
CANCELLED Mon, Nov 28, 2022