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NATO Consultation, Command, and Control (C3) Course

Conducted by JPOD


To provide Alliance members with education and individual training on NATO Consultation, and Command and Control (C3).


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Restricted releasable to Interoperability Platform (IP)
Discipline: CCC - Consultation, Command and Control
Area: CS - Communication Services
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: ACT.432
ETOC Code: CCC-CS-2544

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N5-35-A-24 06 - 10 May 24 Contact POC
N5-35-B-24 30 Sep 24 - 04 Oct 24 Contact POC

If you wish to join a resident course you may have your agency POC send a seat request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

ADL courses can be accessed without the need for enrolment but students are required to register through the JADL portal using a military/government email address otherwise they will not be accepted.

Learning Objectives

NATO GOVERNANCE AND COMMAND & CONTROL: Given references, the student will be able to compare and contrast the overall governance of NATO, including the “consultation” aspect of various NATO organizations, to their similar national C3 concepts.

NATO DEFENCE AND NATO OPERATIONS PLANNING PROCESSES: Given references, the student will be able to explain the key steps in NATO’s Defence Planning and Operations Planning Processes.

NATO COMMAND & CONTROL CAPABILITIES AND PROCEDURES: Given references, the student will be able to identify key capabilities, procedures, and current issues within NATO C2 that affect the commander's decision-making process.

QUALITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE: Given references, the student will be able to identify aspects of quality and information assurance in NATO C3 organizations.

Course Participants

Military officers and NCOs or civilian equivalents, assigned to a NATO headquarters or agency, or a Ministry of Defence, Foreign Affairs department, or subordinate military headquarters, unit, or agency of any NATO member or partner country, which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO Consultation, Command and Control.

Language Proficiency: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-7 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5


This one-week course is comprised of modules (or themes) that complement one other, supporting working within the NATO C3 environment. Within each module, discrete subject topics are presented depending upon the current global security situation.
A daily review of information starts each day and lectures end with an interactive Q & A. Syndicate work/ panel discussions are used to enable in-depth discussions. Unclassified course material (lecture notes) is available through the NATO School LMS

Further Information

This one-week course includes awareness of NATO C3 organizations and processes, the NATO planning procedures, Command and Control (Support) requirements, lessons learned from NATO operations, and related future aspects. The course is comprised of modules (or themes) that complement each other in the understanding of the NATO C3 environment.