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Last Date Updated26/Oct/2021 8:12
Training InstitutionEuropean Personnel Recovery Centre (EPRC)
DisciplineAir Operations (AOP)
AreaJoint Force AIr Command (JF)
Depth of knowledge Level300 - Advance
NATO Course CertificationNATO Selected

Course CodeAOP-JF-35548
Course TitleEPRC JPR Staff Course
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionA 9-day course, based on current NATO Policy, Doctrine and TTPs focused on the duties of the JPR specialist (staff) working at Joint or Component/Sector level during the execution of JPR operations. It includes the basic knowledge about JPR and an intentionally reduced part of operational planning functions, limiting them to mission/tactical planning, and review of existing documents.
Course NotesThe main target audience is the following: • Staff member in a PRCC or JPRC in NATO (PE or CE), EU or at national level. It includes controller and duty officers, SERE and INTEL specialist, Director/Chief and deputies. The following personnel are considered to be a secondary training audience: • National staff responsible to set-up and manage JPR related programmes. • PR Officer at Unit level • Personnel belonging to the Planning Groups at Joint (JOPG) or Component level.

Aim of the CourseThe course will enable students to operate as a PR staff member in a PRCC or JPRC within a NATO, EU, or a national staff, in the execution of operations or exercises.
Learning Objectives1. Organize a JPRC/PRCC displaying all relevant information 2. Identify the coordination and communication measures between JPR C2 organizations 3. Identify the JPR coordination measures within PRCC/JPRC and at unit/organization level 4. Explain the JPR organization and mission 5. Implement valid procedures and techniques to accomplish the 5 JPR Execution tasks 6. Apply the risk management process to JPR missions 7. Solve the challenges of the Report task 8. Solve the challenges of the Locate task 9. Solve the challenges of the Support task 10. Solve the challenges of the Recover task 11. Complete the closure of isolating events / JPR missions at Component or Joint level
Pass/Fail criteriaStudents will be assessed considering the following failing grade policy: - Final test: multiple choice test where students earn less than 80% - Role Plays. Instructors/observers will evaluate the role players using the Student Assessment Sheet. An insufficient proficiency appreciated and recorded during the Role Plays by at least two different instructors will mean student failing the course.
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Structure of the CourseThe course is based on plenary (interactive) lectures, guided discussions, demonstrations, think pair-share, practical exercises, peer learning, problem-based learning (syndicate work), and role plays (table-top exercises)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from03/Dec/2019
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2029
Course Duration (in days)9.0
Joining InstructionsAn Invitation Letter will be sent out at least 2 months prior to course start date, including Registration Form and Course Description with a deadline set at 5 weeks before course initiation. Once Course Director approves applications, admitted applicants will be confirmed by mail that will include detailed Joining Instructions not later than 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the course. Attendees are responsible for their lodging and meals during the course.

Training AudienceM: NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved

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

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Course Application AuthorityEuropean Personnel Recovery Centre - Education Branch mail:
Annual Average of Attendance last 5 years20

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