The aim of this course is to deliver the appropriate knowledge to the Command Team of a naval unit in order to prepare them to fulfill the unit’s specific tasks related to operations to assist law enforcement agencies with the refugee and migrant crisis at sea. It is a broad training package that introduces the trainees to various aspects of the Migration issues in the maritime domain with primary focus on safety and security. It offers a range of theoretical modules based on NATO standards and internationally recognized best practices.

The course is organized to cover the theoretical aspects of a migration related operation.

General information pertinent to all “13000 series” modules

Class size: Max: 16 and Min: 12.



  1. Language proficiency: Trainees should have the following standards of proficiency in English (as described/coded in 2009 STANAG 6001, edition 3):
    1/ Listening (Functional/2)
    2/ Speaking (Functional/2)
    3/ Reading (Functional/2)
    4/ Writing (Survival/1)
    (SLP 2221)
  2. Computer skills: Basic skills in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) Operating System, as well as basic skills in word processing and Power Point Presentation.
  3. Basic understanding of Search and Rescue Operations.

Accreditation: The Course is accredited as “NATO Listed” and is open to NATO, Partnership for Peace (PfP), Mediterranean Dialogue (MD), Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) and Partners across the Globe (PatG) countries.