04. PSOs Basic Course

PSOs Basic Course

Iteration: 04 - 15 Mar 2019

e-Prime code : GR 4.17

ETOC Code No : JIA-SC-2012




     To prepare officers from different countries for assignment as Platoon Leaders and / or Company Commanders, in PSOs.


Learning Topics

-        Background Knowledge in PSOs.

-        International Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations.

-        Preparations of National Contingents.

-        Code of Conduct.

-        Media Relations.

-        Negotiation-Mediation.

-        Orientation Techniques (GPS Training included).

-        Basic Principles of Multinational Operations.

-        Mine/IED Awareness.

-        PSO Techniques, such as OP - CP duties, Patrolling, Inspection, in theory and


-        ROEs and Use of Force.

-        Civil Military Cooperation.

-        Four days Field Exercise, on Peacekeeping Duties.

-        Hygiene and Environmental Issues.

-        Cultural Awareness.


Students Creteria

-        Officers OF-1 up to OF-3 or civilians of equivalent rank.

-        English language proficiency as described in STANAG 6001/ Listening 3 - Speaking 2 –

         Reading 3 - Writing 2.



-        Up to 35 participants. Allocations will be on a “ first comes – first served ” basis.

-        Domestic (inland) transportation support (from Thessaloniki airport to the

         MPSOTC) will be provided by MPSOTC.

-        Accommodation, food and drink expenses are to be paid by the participants (NATO


-        There will be no charge for lodging and messing for some PfP, MeD and

         other countries,according to bilateral arrangements.

-        Duration: two weeks.

-        Course fee: 100 € per week.

-        Dress: Service and battle uniform.


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