Cyber Operational Awareness (Core) - COACC

Technology School
4 days

About this course

This course will provide a basic awareness of the key departments involved in cyber activity within defence and wider government.  It aims to leave you considering how cyber should be thought about at the operational level.

Closing dates for applications are 8 weeks prior to the start date of each course.

What you will learn

You will learn:
  • to understand cyber as an environment of operations and the challenges and opportunities it brings
  • how to contextualise specific cyber effects and capabilities from an operational perspective
  • how to consider doctrine relating to the cyber environment
  • how to understand MOD cyber roles and responsibilities
  • how to understand the legal implications of operating in a cyber environment
  • how to understand cyber developments and current R&D trends
  • how to consider cyber effects within the context of full spectrum targeting

How will this course help my career?

Giving you a basic awareness of who’s who in defence cyber together with an understanding of the opportunities and challenges operating in this field. This course will enable you to further your career down this chosen path.

Security and restrictions

  • military and civil service personnel only 
  • minimum SC clearance required
  • UK nationals and FVEY community due to classification

Before you attend

Recommended reading is the Cyber Primer.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Other government departments (OGDs)

How will I learn?