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NATO Non-Commissioned Officer Instructor Course

Conducted by NCOPD


The aim of the course is to prepare NATO NCO instructors to utilize effective teaching skills on non-commissioned officer related topics focused on the international setting.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3322 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises and Evaluation
Area: ET - ETEE
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: ACT.354
ETOC Code: ETE-ET-2856

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M7-83-A-22 14 - 18 Mar 22 1
M7-83-B-22 26 - 30 Sep 22 Contact POC

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Learning Objectives

Formal Lesson Design and Delivery: Given references and guidelines, students will produce and present a formal lesson in accordance with NCO instructor standards.

Syndicate Lesson Design and Delivery: Given references and guidelines, students will produce and present a syndicate lesson from a preselected multinational training catalog in accordance with Bi-SC NCO Strategy and NCO recommended guidelines.

Course Participants

NCOs (OR-5 through OR-9) 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. Priority should go to NCOs assigned to or selected for a NATO teaching institution.

Language Proficiency: English 3322 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: Not eligible


This one-week course is comprised of one learning objective encompassing the various topics that the NCO department teaches and is divided into the two teaching methods (i.e. a topic may be taught twice using both methods).

Further Information

This course is designed to reinforce the knowledge an experienced NCO instructor has, utilizing effective teaching skills on NATO related topics focused on the international setting. - In order to participate, students must have received a national instructor qualification or attended the NSO M7-98 NATO Education & Individual Training (E&IT) course.
- Completion of the NSO M5-33 NCO Orientation Course is required prior to attending this course.
- Students will present lessons during the conduct of this course.


You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules provided by the ACT LMS prior to attending the course.

ADL Modules

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