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NATO Quality Assurance Course

Conducted by SET


The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to develop and implement a Quality Management System at education and training institutions in order to meet NATO Quality Standards for education and training, as outlined in the Bi-SC Directive 75-7 EDUCATION and INDIVIDUAL TRAINING (E&ITD).


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises and Evaluation
Area: ET - ETEE
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.540
ETOC Code: ETE-ET-31628

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M7-137-B-19 04 - 08 Nov 19 Contact POC

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Learning Objectives

Quality Assurance (QA) Framework: The student will be able to describe the purpose and framework for QA within NATO Education and Training.

Quality Management System (QMS): The student will be able to apply the QMS principles, criteria, and standards within their institution.

Institutional Monitoring of QMS: The student will be able to develop monitoring and reporting tools to support the implementation of a QMS within their Institution.

NATO Quality Standards: The student will be able to explain the NATO Quality Standards IAW Bi-SC 75-7 to institutional leaders and key stakeholders.

Institutional Accreditation: The student will be able to develop tools to support the accreditation process of their institution.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-1 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-3 through OR-9), or civilian equivalent, who are assigned to the NATO Command and Force Structures supporting the implementation of E & IT, or in NATO Education and Training Facilities (NETF) and those Centers of Excellence (COE), Partnership Training and Education Centers (PTEC) and National Training Institutions (NTI) providing courses in support of NATO.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-3 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5


This one-week course is comprised of interactive lectures including moderated Q&A and end-of-row exercises. Scenario-based, facilitated work in small syndicates is used to confirm learning, followed by back briefs to plenary used to consolidate learning.

Further Information

Previous participation in the M7-135 NATO Global Programming Analysis Course is recommended but not mandatory.