NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course


The main purpose of this course is to enable participants, officers and non-commissioned officers (NCOs), who are, or will be appointed as CIMIC Field Workers, to conduct CIMIC activities across the full spectrum of military engagement in a modern operational environment, up to and including corps/component command level. The second purpose is to create awareness for those organizations and individuals, who have a vested interest in CIMIC activities. The course will preferably be conducted parallel to the NCSWC.

Subjects of the course

    • Conduct of negotiations across all levels of engagement, by utilizing meeting and communication techniques
    • Establishment of a CIMIC Liaison Matrix (CLM) and utilizing networks
    • Communication with various actors while working with interpreters
    • Responding to various local/cultural aspects by using different techniques
    • Contribution to the improvement of civil-military interaction
  • Contribution to the management of CIMIC activities


  • Language proficiency: Students must meet the following standards of proficiency in English (as described in STANAG 6001):
    listening – good/3, speaking – good/3, reading – good/3, writing – fair/2
  • ADL-Module is mandatory and needs to be successfully completed by the students before the NCFWC residential part.
  • Details about the ADL account will be forwarded after registration to the course.

Modular entry

Based on the modular system, participants have the opportunity, to join the NCFWC just for the Field Level Module M3, starting the 2nd week of the course. This saves time and money! For this the following additional prerequisite must be met:

  • Attendance of the NCSWC with modules M1.2 and M2.2


The NCFWC will be conducted at least in 6 iterations per year at different places in Europe. For further information please visit our website. The duration is 2 weeks (1 week in case of modular entry).

Tuition Fee


Students from Sponsoring Nations: 275.00 Euro (Modular entry 140,-)
Students from Non-Sponsoring Nations: 545.00 Euro (Modular entry 275,-)