Training Catalogue

  • (SOF-SO-32054) 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
    Tue, Nov 16, 2021

  • (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, Nov 01, 2021

  • (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

  • (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

  • (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

  • (SOF-SO-31926) NATO Special Operations Medical Program Development Course

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    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. 

     


    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

  • (n/a) NSHQ JMED Research Workshop and SOF Medical Experts Panel

    The NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ) will host a Research Workshop (RWS) on Joint Civilian-Military Medical Operations in Support of Comprehensive Defence from 15-17 November 2021 in Alicante, Spain.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Nov 15, 2021

  • (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

  • (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

  • (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, 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

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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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