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NATO Instructor Course

Conducted by NCOPD


To improve NATO Instructors’ competencies in providing effective methods of instruction and presentation techniques.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3322 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises & Evaluation
Area: IT - NATO Education and Individual Training
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Advance
ePrime No.: ACT.190
ETOC Code: ETE-IT-2632

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M7-98-A-24 29 Jan 24 - 02 Feb 24 Contact POC
M7-98-B-24 11 - 15 Mar 24 Contact POC
M7-98-C-24 03 - 07 Jun 24 Contact POC
M7-98-D-24 26 - 30 Aug 24 Contact POC
M7-98-E-24 30 Sep 24 - 04 Oct 24 Contact POC
M7-98-F-24 21 - 25 Oct 24 Contact POC
M7-98-G-24 11 - 15 Nov 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

Instructional Theory: Given references, the student will individually be able to explain the theoretical components of effective teaching.

Lesson Plan: Given references, the student will individually be able to construct a Lesson Plan

Effective teaching: Given references, the student will be able to individually teach a lesson in accordance with a self preparred lesson plan, integrating effective instructional strategy and methods

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-1 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-5 through OR-9), or civilian equivalents.

Language Proficiency: English 3322 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5


This one-week course is comprised of interactive lectures, syndicate work, and student lessons. Instruction is comprised out of various topics benefical in applying effective teaching methods. The theoretical lessons are reinforced with student individual preparation of lesson plans and executing these lessons to a syndicate group. Lesson content is selected by the student, allowing students to select a familiar topic and giving syndicate facilitators the ability to focus on teaching style and techniques. Lesson goals are based on the competency standards outlined by the international Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI) to ensure a thorough and expedient training process for personel assigned to international military instructional positions.

Further Information

The NATO Instructor Course is designed to prepare students to utilize effective teaching methods and presentation techniques in the delivery of academic instruction.