Training Catalogue

  • (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

  • (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, May 02, 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, May 02, 2022

  • (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, May 09, 2022

  • (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:
    Mon, May 09, 2022

  • (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, May 16, 2022

  • (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, 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, May 16, 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, May 17, 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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