What is the Brigade Commanders’ Programme (NATO Only ) Course?

Aim of the Course

To revise and update selected commanders in appropriate tactical doctrine and combined arms tactics in order to prepare them for brigade command.

Facilitated by IDT(A).

Entry Standards

  • Limited to NATO brigade commanders and their artillery, engineer and logistics equivalent on the staff.
  • Approximately 8-10 senior officers attend each course.
  • IELTS Level 5.5.
  • Working knowledge of British Military Doctrine and terminology.


Four (4) working days, with two (2) courses per year.


Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS).

Outline of Course

Lectures & updates on current and future operations and developments. Brigade battle procedure, military decision-making process, classroom discussions, tactical exercises without troops (TWETs) and war-gaming in a simulated environment.

Qualifications Gained



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