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Web Linkhttp://www.natoschool.nato.int/Academics/Resident-Courses/Course-Catalogue/Course-description?ID=197
Last Date Updated13/Apr/2022 9:35
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineLand Operations (LOP)
AreaLand Operations (LO)
Depth of knowledge Level300 - Advance
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeLOP-LO-36750
Course TitleNATO Advanced Force Protection Course
ETF Course CodeN3-155
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionTo better prepare personnel to assume specialist Force Protection staff or Force Protection related staff appointments in national or NATO Headquarters, both within NATO boundaries and as part of a deployed force.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. FORCE PROTECTION ORGANISIATION: Given references, the student will explain the organisation of FP within Joint Operational-level Headquarters and the relationship between FP and other Joint capabilities, functions and disciplines in accordance with NATO policy, doctrine and established working practices. 2. FORCE GENERATION OF FORCE PROTECTION CAPABILITY: Given references, the student will explain how NATO generates FP capability and what the role the FP Staff Officer is within the process, in accordance with NATO policy, doctrine and established working practices. 3. FORCE PROTECTION ADVANCED CONCEPTS: Given working examples, students will understand more advanced FP Concepts and the relationship of FP to cross-cutting domains (e.g. Defence Against Terrorism) in accordance with current Alliance thinking. 4. JOINT OPERATIONAL HEADQUARTERS BATTLE RHYTHM: Given working examples, the student will explain the Battle Rhythm of a headquarters and have an understanding of the inputs required of the FP Staff Officer in accordance with NATO doctrine, directives and established working practices. 5. FORCE PROTECTION ESTIMATE: Given references and mentor support, the student will produce a basic FP Estimate in accordance with NATO doctrine. 6. FORCE PROTECTION PLANNING: Given references and a template, be able to translate a FP Estimate into a FP Plan/FP Annex in accordance with NATO doctrine and Allied Command Operations Force Protection Directive AD 80-25. 7. CRISIS RESPONSE URGENT OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENT (CUR) PROCESS: Given references, the student will be able to describe the CUR process and specifically the input of the FP Staff Officer into the process in accordance with NATO doctrine and directives. 8. QUALITY CONTROL WITHIN FORCE PROTECTION: Given references, the student will be able to describe how a Force Protection Advisory Team (FPAT) visit should be planned, conducted and documented in accordance with Allied Command Operations Force Protection Directive AD 80-25.
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Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2011
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2027
Course Duration (in days)5.0

Security ClearanceNS: NATO SECRET
Training AudienceN: NATO Nations Only
ePrime Reference NumberACT.896

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)550.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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