Training Catalogue

  • (NSOF-11) 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, Aug 23, 2021

  • (ADP-01) 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, Aug 31, 2021

  • (SOF-SO-35590) NATO SOF Human Performance Physical Trainer Course

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    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.  


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 06, 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, Sep 06, 2021

  • (SOF-SO32065) MET - National NATO Special Operations Combat Medic (NSOCM) Recertification Course

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


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 06, 2021

  • (SOF-SO31922) NATO Special Operations Medical Planning and Support Course – Task Group

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


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 11, 2021

  • (NSOF-505) NATO SOF Junior 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 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.

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

  • (SOF-SO25369) Joint Fires Observer Course

    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, Oct 25, 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, Oct 26, 2021

  • (NSOF-502) NATO SOF Mid-Level 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 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.

    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Jan 31, 2022
    Mon, Jul 18, 2022

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NATO SOF Senior Leaders Course

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.

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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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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.

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