Advanced Non-commissioned Officer Course
Definition/Scope: (AR 350-1) The Advanced Non-commissioned Officer Course (ANCOC) is a branch specific course that provides an opportunity for Soldiers selected for promotion to SFC to acquire the leader, technical, and tactical skills, knowledge, and experience needed to lead platoon–size units. Training builds on experience gained in previous training and operational assignments. Branch schools and selected training battalions conduct this course in a live–in learning environment, where possible. b. Training focuses on: (1) Preparing unit and subordinate elements for peace and wartime missions and contingencies. (2) Planning, supervising, and executing tasks and missions assigned to platoon–size units. (3) Leading, supervising, disciplining, training, and developing subordinates. (4) Planning, scheduling, supervising, executing, and assessing the unit?s mission essential training. (5) Planning, initiating, and supervising personnel, administration, and supply actions. (6) Planning, supervising, and assessing the safe use, maintenance, security, storage, and accountability of personal and unit equipment and organizational material. (7) Caring for subordinates and their families. c. Graduates of ANCOC are identified by award of MEL code S.
Broader Terms:advanced courses
Narrower Terms:Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course
Related Terms:Army Training and Leader Development Model