Advanced Leader Course – NCO Common Core Competencies (NCO-C3)

The Advanced Leader Course NCO Common Core Competencies (ALC NCO-C3) prepares sergeants for duties as a staff sergeant. Using the Leadership Requirements Model (LRM) through a holistic approach, learners will develop skills in written and oral communications and challenge learners to think critically, generate creative ideas, and learn to solve complex problems.  Learners will develop skills in written and oral communications. Key lessons include discussing servant leadership, examining the mission command philosophy, writing an persuasive essay, preparing and delivering a military briefing, and using the military decision making process (MDMP). As a result, leaners will be able to train, lead, and conduct operations at the squad level.

Senior Leaders Course - NCO Common Core Competencies (NCO-C3)

The Senior Leader Course NCO Common Core Competencies (SLC NCO-C3) prepares staff sergeants for duties as a sergeant first class. Using the be-know-do model, learners will collaborate and exchange ideas on innovative approaches to leadership and training. Learners will examine management techniques, analyze mission command systems, construct an analytical essay, and create platoon training and leader development plans. As a result, learners will gain an understanding of the significance of becoming a senior noncommissioned officer and the responsibilities inherent in that role.


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