The Peace Operations Course (POC) is delivered by the ADF Peace Operations Training Centre several times a year at our facility in Canberra.
The cutting-edge training we provide our students has enabled POTC to become a world-recognised leader in peacekeeping training. We leverage our unique position to form partnerships with like-minded facilities around the world to develop instructor and student exchanges in order to ensure that we have access to the most contemporary policies, procedures and best practices with regard to the training related to peacekeeping operations.
This three-week course delivers the accredited UN Core Pre-deployment Training Materials (CPTMs), as well as the Standardised Training Materials for either the Military Expert on Mission or UN Military Staff Officer.
The course utilises the Australian Defence Educational Learning Environment (ADELE). When in the ADELE site, users may access various resources including the joining instructions, handbooks, course program and other materials.
This course is specific to members deploying on a UN mission, and is limited to selected Officers and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers of any service, Police and government civilians as well as military officers from all UN countries
The United Nations Military Expert on Mission (UN MEOM) course is UN certified and is a pre-requisite for deployment as an Australian on UN missions around the globe as Personnel categorised as UN Military Observers (UNMO), UN Military Liaison Officers (MLO) or UN Military Advisors (MILAD).
The training includes two weeks of classroom study in Canberra and a week of field training at the Majura Field Training Area just north of Canberra.
The aim of the MEoM training is to prepare selected international and Australian personnel for service as Military Experts on Mission within multi-national or UN peace operations. It is also recommend for Australian Federal Police or government civilians who will serve within a UN field environment.
UN SO training is a pre-deployment requirement for all ADF members selected to deploy on a UN Mission as a military staff officer, or within an Australian HQ supporting a UN Mission.
The United Nations Military Staff Officer training includes three weeks of classroom training and concludes with a staff exercise.
The aim of UN SO training is to prepare selected Australian and international military officers and SNCOs for service as staff officers within a UN or multi-national peace operations headquarters in accordance with UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations requirements. It is also recommend for Australian Federal Police or civilians who will serve within a UN or mission headquarters environment
The UN Military Staff Officer and Military expert on Mission Course content is based on the UN and ADF requirements, and is delivered in a facilitated learning environment. The course content includes:
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