Training Catalogue

  • (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, Aug 30, 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-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:
    Wed, Sep 01, 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

  • (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, 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-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, 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

  • (NSOF-31) NATO SOF Intelligence Course (NSIC)

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    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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 13, 2021

  • (NSOF-01) 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, Sep 13, 2021

  • (SOF-SO-31925) NATO Special Operations Surgical Team Development Course

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    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.

     


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 13, 2021

  • (ADP-06) NATO SOF Air Conference 2021

    NSHQ

    AIR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

    " Advancing SOF Aviation "

    Classes Offered Starting:
    Tue, Sep 14, 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:
    Mon, Sep 20, 2021

  • (IKM-001) NATO Information Knowledge Management (IKM) Course

    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. 


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Sep 20, 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

  • (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

  • (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

  • (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

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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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