Training Catalogue

  • (SOF-SO-32057) NATO SOFEVAL Course

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    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, Oct 25, 2021
    Mon, Feb 14, 2022
    Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Mon, Oct 10, 2022

  • (SOF-SO32060) NATO SOF ISR Operations and Intelligence Collections Course

    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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Nov 02, 2021
    Tue, Mar 15, 2022

  • (NSOF-504) NATO SOF Executive Leaders Course

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    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.

    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 08, 2021
    Mon, Aug 29, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31899) SOCC Staff Course

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    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, Nov 08, 2021

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

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    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, Nov 15, 2021
    Mon, Jan 17, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31908) NATO SOCC PLANNING COURSE

    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. 

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Nov 16, 2021

  • (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, Nov 16, 2021
    Mon, Mar 28, 2022
    Mon, May 09, 2022

  • (SOF-SO35554) NATO SOF Personnel Recovery (PR) Course

    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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 29, 2021

  • (ADP-05) NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge

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    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 29, 2021
    Mon, Aug 29, 2022
    CANCELLED Mon, Nov 28, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-35607) NATO SOF Mental Performance and Resiliency Course

    The NATO SOF Mental Performance and Resilience Course (NSMPRC) is a 4 day course that applies a blended learning strategy to include didactic lessons, group discussion, and application of skills.

    The NSMPRC is specifically designed to equip qualified individuals providing mental skills training with knowledge in the following domains; self-awareness, self-regulation, motivated mindset, effective thinking, energy management, attention regulation, mindfulness, imagery, goal setting, memory, effective communication, applied training, and sleep.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Dec 13, 2021

  • (NSOF-503) NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course

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    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.

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

  • (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, Jan 17, 2022
    Mon, May 16, 2022

  • (SOF-SO36706) NATO SOF Instructor Training (NSIT)

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    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. 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jan 24, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-32064) NATO Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC)

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    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, Feb 07, 2022
    Mon, Jul 04, 2022
    Mon, Oct 03, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31912) SOAC Air Operations Centre Course

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    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, Feb 08, 2022
    Tue, Oct 04, 2022

  • (SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course

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    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).


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Mar 07, 2022
    Mon, Jun 13, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-32062) NATO Special Operations Air Planning Course (SOAPC)

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    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, Mar 08, 2022
    Tue, May 17, 2022
    Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    Tue, Nov 29, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31915) NATO Special Operations Air Mission Commanders Course

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    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, Mar 28, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-35641) Managerial Level Building SOF

    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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, May 02, 2022

  • (SOFSO-XXXXX) NATO SOF Instructor Training (NSIT)

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    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. 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jan 24, 2022

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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.

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ADL Introduction to Digital Force Protection

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.

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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.

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