Tactical Courses

 

(CLS) | MASL (P122000)

  LENGTH:  two weeks

CAPACITY: 10 students X 5 courses per year

Combat Lifesaver Course

 

Length/Scope:  CLS is a two-week course of instruction designed to provide personnel with specialized training that enables them to perform advanced lifesaving techniques required to treat battlefield trauma. Course topics include human rights, casualty assessment, hemorrhage control, maintaining casualty airway, casualty evacuation and management of injuries such as penetrating chest wounds, shock, heat injuries, burns and fractures. Practical application exercises and scenario driven tactical field exercises conducted under simulated combat conditions will be employed to ensure proficiency in course objectives.

Special information:  This course is designed for junior officers and enlisted personnel. Students must have normal manual dexterity and vision (correctable to 20/20) and have the ability to lift and carry 40 pounds (18.18 kilograms) of equipment. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment required for this course. Students are required to bring a set of boots and at least two sets of camouflaged utilities.

 

 

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(ISAM) | MASL (P145904)

LENGTH:  four weeks

CAPACITY:15 students X 5 courses per year

International Small Arms Maintenance

 

Length/Scope:  ISAM is a four-week course of instruction that provides personnel with the knowledge and skills required to maintain and perform basic level service repairs to both foreign and U.S. small arms and crew served weapons systems. Course topics include human rights and the physical characteristics, theory of operation, parts nomenclature, malfunction analysis, inspection and troubleshooting of each of the course weapons, as well as small arms ammunition handling and storage fundamentals.

Special information:  This course is designed for junior officers and enlisted personnel. In addition to general prerequisites, students should be familiar with weapons maintenance duties and exhibit average mechanical aptitude. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment required for this course to include two coveralls and one pair of steel toe boots. This course can be tailored to meet any partner nation's specific needs.

 

(ITCC) | MASL (P145000)

LENGTH:  five weeks

CAPACITY: 20 students X 5 courses per year

International Tactical Communications Course

 

Length/Scope:  ITCC is a five-week course of instruction designed to provide personnel with specialized unclassified training in tactical voice and data communications using the Harris RF5800 or RF7800 MP and HH radios. Course topics include human rights, single and multiple channel programing, frequency prediction, antenna selection and construction, data communications, citadel encryption, communications operations planning, basic maintenance and troubleshooting of the radio including ancillary equipment.

Special Information:  This course is designed for junior officers and enlisted personnel. Students must have normal manual dexterity and vision (correctable to 20/20) and have the ability to lift and carry 40 pounds (18.18 kilograms) of equipment. In addition, students must have basic computer skills, the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and comprehend technical terms. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment required for this course. Students are required to bring a set of boots and at least two sets of camouflaged utilities.

 

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(PCAT) | MASL (P145152)

 LENGTH: five weeks

CAPACITY: 8 students up to 4 courses per year

Patrol Craft Advanced Training
 
This is a High Risk Course.

**This course is conducted at the unit level and is not intended for individual students or groups of personnel from differing commands within the country's special operations organization.**

 

Length/Scope:  PCAT is a five-week group-based course of instruction that provides established international military and police maritime special oper­ations units/teams with advanced training in the operation of patrol craft, while conducting riverine special operations missions. Course topics include patrol craft familiarization, patrol boat light (PBL) tactical operations, riverine navigation, launch and recovery site security, dynamic waterborne live-fire range evolutions, immediate actions in response to ambush and the insertion and extraction of ground forces. A scenario driven tactical field exercise conducted under simulated combat conditions will be used to assess the group's proficiency in the course objectives.

Special Information:  At a minimum, students should be in excellent health with 20/20 vision correctable, normal hearing and manual dexterity. Additionally, students should demonstrate general aptitude to include basic reading comprehension, writing ability, and math skills (to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and decimals) in their native language. Students should also have the ability to float using required flotation devices.

 

(PCO-C) | MASL (P145062)

LENGTH:  eight weeks

CAPACITY: 20 students X 4 courses per year

Patrol Craft Officer Coastal
 
This is a High Risk Course.

 

Length/Scope:  PCO-C is an eight-week maritime course of instruction designed to provide personnel with the knowledge and skill to operate coastal patrol craft in a patrol setting in accordance with approved doctrine. Course topics include human rights, mission planning, craft operational checks, navigation using paper charts and onboard electronic navigation equipment, utilization of onboard crew-served weapons, security patrols using night vision goggles, maritime interdiction operations and the transport of ground forces. An individual skills test in conjunction with a Final Training Exercise is conducted at the end of the course to assess the student's proficiency in the course objectives.

Special information:  This course is designed for junior officers and senior enlisted personnel. In addition to the general prerequisites, students should be familiar with small craft operations and be in good physical condition. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment.

 

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 (ROS) | MASL (P122131)

LENGTH:  one week

CAPACITY:15 students X 5 course per year

Range Operations Safety

 

Length/Scope:  ROS is a one-week course of instruction that provides personnel with the knowledge and skills required to safely manage and conduct static pistol and rifle land ranges. Course topics include human rights, planning and briefing range evolutions, operational risk management, mishap reporting procedures, surface danger zone requirements and safe handling of weapons and ammunition. Students will conduct static land range exercises as the officer-in-charge and the safety officer in accordance with approved Naval Special Warfare (NSW) range operations manuals, regulations, and procedures.

Special information:  Students attending the ROS course must have basic computer skills with specific knowledge in Microsoft Office, be able to calculate basic mathematic equations, have 20/20 vision correctable, be physically fit, and be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. overhead.

 

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(SOFTPL) | MASL (P124082)

   LENGTH:  five weeks

CAPACITY: 16 students X 4 course per year

SOF Tactical Patrol Leader

This is a High Risk Course. 

 

Length/Scope:  SOFTPL is a five-week course designed for company-level junior officers and senior enlisted personnel that provides international special operations forces, selected conventional forces and law enforcement agency students with tailored training in the tactical employment of platoon-sized units in various environments and operational scenarios. Instruction consists of human rights, advanced land navigation, SOF patrolling, physical training, route planning, combat reaction drills, mission planning, ambushes, raids, and special reconnaissance tactics. The course culminates with a Final Training Exercise encompassing all material covered to ensure students have attained tactical proficiency in platoon-sized elements.

Special information:  Students attending the SOFTPL course must have basic computer skills with specific knowledge in Microsoft Office, be able to calculate basic mathematic equations, have 20/20 vision correctable, be physically fit, and be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. overhead.

 

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(WIC-C) | MASL (P145118)

   LENGTH:  eight weeks

CAPACITY: 24 students X 1 course per year

Waterborne Instructor Course Coastal

(Offered by request only as a special convening course)

This is a High Risk Course.  

 

Length/Scope:  WIC-C is an eight-week advanced course of instruction that provides graduates of the Patrol Craft Officers Coastal course (MASL P145062) or those personnel with proven expertise as coxswain of coastal craft (less than 40ft/12m) with the basic skills to deliver lessons and to conduct high-risk training in the coastal environment. Course topics include human rights, patrol craft familiarization, patrolling/formation techniques, high-risk instructor development, evolution safety, patrol craft coastal navigation, maritime interdiction and threat response while on patrol. Students will be required to pass an entrance examination which is used to verify they possess the essential skills necessary to provide effective small craft instruction to trainees. Students may be removed from the course if they do not meet the prerequisite requirements or fail to meet any of the course objectives.

Special information:  At a minimum, students should be in good health with normal vision (20/20 with or without glasses), normal hearing and manual dexterity. Additionally, students should be able to read and comprehend basic writing and mathematical skills in the course session language (English or Spanish) and possess basic computer skills. Country Teams and/or Security Assistance Officers must provide written certification that each student selected was screened to attend the Waterborne Instructor Course Coastal and is able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds (18.2 kilograms) and perform strenuous physical exercise. (This can be done via the ITOs).

Students will be required to successfully perform the following physical fitness tests during the first week: Perform a minimum of 42 push-ups in two minutes followed by a two-minute rest; perform a minimum of 50 sit-ups in two minutes, followed by a two-minute rest; perform a minimum of six pull-ups (no time limit), followed by a 10-minute rest; and run 1.5 miles (2.41 kilometers) wearing running shoes in less than 15 minutes. Students must also be able to perform a 500-yard (457.2 meter) swim test using breast and/or side strokes in less than 13 minutes. Students may push off the pool sides during turns. Following this demonstration of stroke proficiency, students must be able to float in a prone position while maintaining a stable position for five minutes. They must then be able to transition to a back float prior to exiting the pool. Students must also demonstrate the ability to float wearing all combat gear while using required flotation equipment. This course is an attrition based course. Failure to demonstrate patrol craft knowledge, skills, physical fitness and swimming requirements will result in an immediate academic drop during the first week and a return to the student's country of origin.

 

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(WIC-R) | MASL (P145083)

  LENGTH:  eight weeks

CAPACITY: 16 students X 1 courses per year

Waterborne Instructor Course Riverine
 
(Offered by request only as a special convening course)
 
This is a High Risk Course.
 

Length/Scope:  WIC-R is an eight-week advanced training course that provides graduates of the Patrol Craft Officer Riverine Course (MASL P145909) or those personnel who are able to verify that they are an experienced riverine craft coxswain with the basic skills to deliver classroom lessons and to conduct high-risk training in the riverine environment. Course topics include human rights, patrol craft familiarization, patrolling/formation techniques, instructor/high-risk instructor development, high-risk evolution safety, crew-served weapons, static and dynamic range operations, immediate action/threat response while on patrol and insertion/extraction of ground forces. Students will be required to pass an entrance examination which is used to verify they possess the essential skills necessary to provide effective small craft instruction to trainees. Students may be removed from the course if they do not meet the prerequisite requirements or fail to meet any of the course objectives.

Special information:  At a minimum, students should be in good health with normal vision (20/20 with or without glasses), normal hearing and manual dexterity. Additionally, students should be able to read and comprehend basic writing and mathematical skills in the course session language (English or Spanish) and possess basic computer skills. Country Teams and/or Security Assistance Officers must provide written certification that each student selected was screened to attend the Waterborne Instructor Course Coastal and is able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds (18.2 kilograms) and perform strenuous physical exercise. (This can be done via the ITOs).

Students will be required to successfully perform the following physical fitness tests during the first week: Perform a minimum of 42 push-ups in two minutes followed by a two-minute rest; perform a minimum of 50 sit-ups in two minutes, followed by a two-minute rest; perform a minimum of six pull-ups (no time limit), followed by a 10-minute rest; and run 1.5 miles (2.41 kilometers) wearing running shoes in less than 15 minutes. Students must also be able to perform a 500-yard (457.2 meter) swim test using breast and/or side strokes in less than 13 minutes. Students may push off the pool sides during turns. Following this demonstration of stroke proficiency, students must be able to float in a prone position while maintaining a stable position for five minutes. They must then be able to transition to a back float prior to exiting the pool. Students must also demonstrate the ability to float wearing all combat gear while using required flotation equipment. This course is an attrition based course. Failure to demonstrate patrol craft knowledge, skills, physical fitness and swimming requirements will result in an immediate academic drop during the first week and a return to the student's country of origin.

 

 

(PCO-R) | MASL (P145909)

  LENGTH:  eight weeks

CAPACITY: 24 students X 5 courses per year

Patrol Craft Officer Riverine
 
This is a High Risk Course.

 

Length/Scope:  PCO-R is an eight-week course of instruction designed to provide personnel with the knowledge and skills to operate a riverine patrol craft in a patrol setting in accordance with approved doctrine. Course topics include human rights, patrol craft familiarization, river and littoral navigation, basic craft communications, patrolling/formation techniques, night vision devices, crew-served weapons, immediate actions (threat response), board and search, insertion and extraction of ground forces and mission planning. An individual skills test in conjunction with a final training exercise is conducted at the end of the course to assess the student's proficiency in the course objectives.

Special information:  This course is designed for junior officers and enlisted personnel. In addition to the general prerequisites, students should be familiar with small craft operations and be in good physical condition. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment required for this course. Students are required to bring a set of boots and at least two sets of camouflaged utilities.