The Health and Technical Services Field Grade Officers Course – Army (CPOS) supports the training of Army Captains providing them the skills and military technical expertise needed to perform functions as senior officers.
The Field Grade Officers Course (CPOS) – Army Health and Technical Services comprises 14 course units in various scientific areas, organized around two training components – a specific training component attended by students of the Army Health and Technical Services Officers only, and a common and joint training component taught jointly to all students of the CPOS (Navy, Army, Air Force and National Guard).
The course is organized in accordance with the European Credits Trading System (ECTS). The total number of credits required to complete the course is 48 ECTS (20 ECTS allocated to the specific Army training component and 28 ECTS allocated to the common and joint component).
The duration of the course is one curricular year, approximately 28 weeks including school holidays, in daytime and on an exclusive basis.
QUALIFICATIONS CONFERRED BY THE COURSE
The Field Grade Officers Course – Army Health and Technical Services Diploma (Post-graduation in Land Military Sciences – Health or Post-graduation in Land Military Sciences – Technical Services) is awarded to students who have completed the course successfully.
The Course is a special condition for promotion to the rank of Major.
The Field Grade Officers Course – Army Health and Technical Services, being part of the career-long training process, is compatible with the general rules of structure and curriculum evaluation practiced in study levels within the higher military studies without, in itself, conferring an academic degree. Nevertheless, the course makes it possible to carry out further studies in the Security and Defence fields of study.
COURSE ADMISSION CONDITIONS
The Field Grade Officers Course – Army Health and Technical Services may be attended, on an exclusive basis, by appointed officers of the Health and Technical Services Permanent Army Boards with the rank of Captain.