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United Nations Staff Officer Training


This United Nations Military Staff Officer course is a prerequisite for Australian Defence Force personnel deploying as a United Nations’ military staff officer or within an Australian Headquarters supporting a United Nations’ mission.

The training prepares personnel for roles as a staff officer within multi-national or United Nations’ peace operations headquarters. This course is suitable and recommended for Australian Federal Police or Australian Public Servants who will deploy within a United Nations or mission headquarters environment.

The curriculum is delivered primarily at Joint Professional Military Education Level Two to Three. The format of the training includes three weeks of classroom study concluding with a staff exercise. All training is conducted in the Canberra region of the Australian Capital Territory.