Training Catalogue

  • (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
    Mon, May 09, 2022

  • (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:
    CANCELLED Mon, Nov 29, 2021
    Mon, Aug 29, 2022
    CANCELLED Mon, Nov 28, 2022

  • (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, Dec 01, 2021
    Sat, Jan 01, 2022
    Tue, Feb 01, 2022
    Tue, Mar 01, 2022
    Fri, Apr 01, 2022
    Sun, May 01, 2022
    Wed, Jun 01, 2022
    Fri, Jul 01, 2022
    Thu, Sep 01, 2022
    Sat, Oct 01, 2022
    Tue, Nov 01, 2022
    Thu, Dec 01, 2022
    Sun, Jan 01, 2023

  • (SOF-SO-35607) NATO SOF Mental Performance and Resiliency Course

    The NATO SOF Mental Performance and Resilience Course (NSMPRC) is a 4 day course that applies a blended learning strategy to include didactic lessons, group discussion, and application of skills.

    The NSMPRC is specifically designed to equip qualified individuals providing mental skills training with knowledge in the following domains; self-awareness, self-regulation, motivated mindset, effective thinking, energy management, attention regulation, mindfulness, imagery, goal setting, memory, effective communication, applied training, and sleep.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Dec 13, 2021

  • (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, Jan 03, 2022
    Mon, May 16, 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, Jan 10, 2022
    Mon, Mar 07, 2022
    Mon, May 02, 2022
    Mon, Jun 13, 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, Jan 17, 2022
    Mon, May 16, 2022
    Mon, Jul 25, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31919) 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, Jan 17, 2022
    Mon, May 09, 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, Jan 17, 2022
    Mon, May 16, 2022

  • (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, Jan 17, 2022
    Mon, Mar 14, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-35626) 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, Jan 24, 2022
    Mon, Jun 06, 2022

  • (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, Jan 24, 2022
    Mon, Sep 05, 2022

  • (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, Jan 25, 2022
    Tue, Mar 22, 2022

  • (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

  • (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, Jan 31, 2022
    Mon, Apr 04, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-32064) 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, Feb 07, 2022
    Mon, Jul 04, 2022
    Mon, Sep 26, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-32059) NATO SOF Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting Course

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    The NATO SOF Human Network Analysis and Support to Targeting Course (HNAT) 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, Feb 07, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31910) 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, Feb 08, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31912) 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, Feb 08, 2022
    Tue, Sep 27, 2022

  • (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, Feb 14, 2022
    Mon, Apr 18, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-32057) 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, Feb 14, 2022
    Mon, Feb 28, 2022
    Mon, Jun 06, 2022
    Mon, Oct 10, 2022

  • (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, Feb 21, 2022

  • (MED-04) NATO SOFMEP & SOFTMP

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    This is the SOF Medical Expert Panel and Tactical Medical Panel


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Feb 28, 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, Mar 08, 2022
    Tue, May 17, 2022
    Tue, Jun 14, 2022
    Tue, Nov 29, 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, Mar 14, 2022
    Mon, May 02, 2022

  • (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, Mar 14, 2022

  • (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, Mar 15, 2022
    Tue, Nov 08, 2022

  • (SOF-SO-31915) 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, Mar 28, 2022
    Mon, Oct 24, 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:
    Tue, Mar 29, 2022
    Mon, May 09, 2022

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

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    SOF Medical Instructor Development and Tactical Combat Casualty Care instructor course. Educates students on the importance of requirements analysis for SOF medical training, instructional design, skill acquisition in non permissive environments, scenario based training and the wide range of debriefing that SOF Med personnel often have to undertake. 2 weeks long.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Mon, Apr 11, 2022
    Mon, Jul 18, 2022

  • (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, Apr 25, 2022

  • (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

  • (SOF-SO25642) 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.


    Classes Offered Starting:
    Fri, Jun 03, 2022

  • (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, Aug 29, 2022

  • (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 24, 2022

  • (SOFSO-XXXXX) 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, Jan 24, 2022
    Mon, Sep 05, 2022

  • (NSOFADL-03) ADL SOCC JOC / SOAC AOCC

    This is the new dashboard for the ADL / Online course "Introduction to JOC / AOC" as replacement of the resident course.

    Please register here, if you are interested to attend. The Course Directors will use this dashboard to ensure a good communication.

    As there is some preparation needed, we will send out mails soon.

  • (ADC-01) NATO SOF Annual Discipline Conference 2020 - Copy

    The NATO SOF Annual Discipline Conference (ADC) will be held at the NATO Special Operations School (NSOS) in Chièvres, Belgium 24-26 March 2020.

  • (BSIFC-101) BSIFC - WG

    Working Environment for the BSIFC Event

  • (NSOFADL-03) ADL SOCC JOC / SOAC AOCC - Copy

    This is the new dashboard for the ADL / Online course "Introduction to JOC / AOC" as replacement of the resident course.

    Please register here, if you are interested to attend. The Course Directors will use this dashboard to ensure a good communication.

    As there is some preparation needed, we will send out mails soon.

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.

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NATO Special Operations Medical Planning and Support Course – Task Group

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

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NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge

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. 

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