Training Command

The Royal Netherlands Army offers a wide variety of training programmes, ranging from the initial military training programme to a large number of specialist training programmes and courses. Training Command (OTCo) provides the majority of these training programmes. It also develops its training programmes by introducing new training aids. For instance, thanks to high-tech simulation systems, trainers can create realistic scenarios for their students.

Training programmes and units

  • Land Training Centre and Land Warfare Centre
    The Land Training Centre employs instructors, trainers and evaluators. The Land Warfare Centre collects and develops expertise in the area of land operations.
  • Royal Military NCOs’ School
    The Royal Military NCOs’ School provides NCO training programmes to Dutch military personnel and to the military personnel of NATO partners, such as Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.
  • Engineer Training Centre
  • Logistics Training Centre