Training Catalogue

  • (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:
    Mon, Sep 20, 2021

  • (NSOF-40) Digital Media Exploitation Course

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    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, Sep 27, 2021

  • (NSOF-34) Human Network Analysis Course

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    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, Sep 27, 2021

  • (SOF-SO-31927) NATO SOF Combat Medical Simulation and TCCC Instructor Course

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    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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 27, 2021

  • (ADP-02) 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, Sep 27, 2021

  • (SOF-SO-16705) ADL NATO SOF DIgital Force Protection Basics

    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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Fri, Oct 01, 2021

  • (NSOF-06) Managerial Level Building SOF

     

    Aim: This course delivers education, training, and cross-communication skills to NATO and partner nations on the processes and complexities associated with building, developing, implementing, and sustaining a national SOF capability.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 04, 2021

  • (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, Oct 04, 2021
    Mon, Oct 04, 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:
    CANCELLED Tue, Oct 05, 2021

  • (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:
    CANCELLED Tue, Oct 05, 2021

  • (NSOF-35) NATO SOF Cellular Exploitation Course

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    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, Oct 11, 2021

  • (NETC-34) Network Engagement and Targeting Course

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    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 11, 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

  • (ADP-04) 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, Oct 18, 2021

  • (NIFST-3433) NATO INTELLIGENCE FUNCTIONAL SERVICES TRAINING (NIFST) - TRAIN THE TRAINER

    * 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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Oct 18, 2021

  • (NSOF-03) SOCC Joint Operations Centre Course

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    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 19, 2021
    Tue, Oct 19, 2021

  • (ADP-03) 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, Oct 19, 2021

  • (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, Oct 25, 2021
    Mon, Oct 25, 2021

  • (DRX-036) Drone Exploitation Course

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    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, Oct 25, 2021

  • (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

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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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