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NATO NCO Intermediate Leadership Course

Conducted by NCOPD


The aim of this course is to develop students to apply intermediate leadership skills within NATO's multinational environment.


Duration: 2 Weeks
Course Structure: Resident (2)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises and Evaluation
Area: IT - Education and Individual Training
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.353
ETOC Code: ETE-IT-3567

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M1-82-B-19 08 - 19 Jul 19
M1-82-C-19 07 - 18 Oct 19 Contact POC

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Learning Objectives

Define NATO: Given references, students will describe NATO organization and structure in accordance with NATO Handbook Ed. 2006.

Leadership in the International Environment: Given references, students will describe the tools, programs, and resources to most effectively perform his/her duties.

Communicate as a Senior NCO: Given references, students will demonstrate the ability to clearly communicate information in accordance with established NATO guidance

International Ethics in NATO: Given references, students will explain the significance of cultural diversity its impact in the international environment.

Current Issues: Given references, students will explain the current issues facing NATO and its partners.

Course Participants

NCOs (OR-6 through OR-7) or civilian equivalents who are assigned to a NATO or PfP headquarters or agency, national Ministry of Defense, Foreign Affairs department, or subordinate military headquarters, unit, or agency which fulfills responsibilities in support of NATO.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-6 thru OR-7
Officer: Not eligible


This two-week course is comprised of five modules which cover all aspects of the course. Within each module, each topic is fully taught or first explained, demonstrated and then practiced by students. Except for some role play, students will work as part of a team.

Further Information

This is a two week course and restricted to OR-6 and 7.


You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules provided by the ACT LMS prior to attending the course. Furthermore, please check the NSO Members Portal for pre-readings and briefing linked to the course.

ADL Modules

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Pre-Readings and Briefings

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