About this course

The fifth and final residential element of the RAF’s 5-stage Intermediate Officer Development Programme (IODP).

On completion of Intermediate Officer Development (IOD) 5, you will be able to:

  • understand and advocate the effective employment of air power in the joint, combined and multi-agency environments
  • demonstrate a well-developed appreciation of contemporary doctrine and its application in campaign planning and execution
  • have a well-developed appreciation of command, leadership and management techniques relevant to defence
  • demonstrate effective analysis at the post-graduate level and deliver that analysis with clarity in writing and orally
  • clearly understand and advocate the importance of Royal Air Force history and ethos
What you will learn

You will learn/develop:

  • an understanding of the effective employment of air power in the joint, combined and multi-agency environments
  • the ability to demonstrate a well-developed appreciation of contemporary doctrine and its application in campaign planning and execution
  • an appreciation of command, leadership and management techniques relevant to defence
  • the ability to demonstrate effective analysis at the post-graduate level and deliver that analysis with clarity in writing and orally
  • a clear understanding and advocacy of the importance of Royal Air Force history and ethos
How this course will help your career

This course is necessary to work towards promotion within your chosen career.

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Who can attend this course
Military

All personnel wishing to attend this course must be able to gain access to the RAF Divisions Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) hosted on the Defence Gateway.

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How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential; Blended; e-Learning (DLE)
How you will be assessed

You will be assessed by:

  • 4 assessed elements of the course
  • a masters level essay (no prior degree is required)
  • a group presentation
  • individual presentations
  • personal attributes

Everyone on the course are expected to complete all assignments and will receive a course report.

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