The Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) Analyst course is designed to produce an Analyst capable of identifying and defining the vulnerabilities and susceptibilities of an approved Target Audience (TA). The analyst uses a variety of sources to collect data when conducting analysis of a TA. This course explores various tools and techniques, such as the Target Audience Analysis worksheet (TAAWS), Analysis of hostile propaganda through the SCAME (Source, Content, Audience, Media, Effects) worksheet, questionnaires, interview techniques and focus groups within a PSYOPS context in order to contribute to the PSYOPS product development cycle in support of an operational Head Quarters.
In order to be selected for this training the member shall meet the following prerequisites:
1. be occupational qualified;
2. be of Second-Lieutenant to Captain rank for officers; and
3. be of Corporal to Warrant Officer rank for non-commissioned members.
Security Level: Unclassified
Serials per year: 2
Ending: 31 January 2020PSYOPS, NATO, IA
Ending: 26 June 2020PSYOPS, NATO, IA
Ending: 12 March 2021PSYOPS, NATO, IA
PSTC Joining Instructions for PSYOPS Officer, PSYOPS Analyst and PSYOPS TACOP including Annexes found here. Updated Jan '19.
Delete and destroy all copies of PSYOPS Joining Instructions that are dated prior to Jan '19.
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