At the Application School and Institute of Military Studies of the Army in Turin there is also the possibility to attend activities that prepare Officers for their future employment in the Staff of the Commands at Regiment/Brigade level and in the General Staff of the national and international Land Commands.
Course of General Staff
For Officers (Captains and Majors) of the different Corps, this course aims to uniform the technical-professional preparation and give them the capability to operate in the General Staff of the national and multinational Commands at Brigade level;
For Officers (First Lieutenant that will receive the rank of Captain) of Regular Role belonging to the different Corps and the Transports and Materials Corps, this course aims to give the capabilities to operate in the staff of the Commands at Regiment/Brigade level and to carry out the functions of the Company Command. Moreover there are:
Applicative Course for Officers of the Engineer Corps recruited by "Direct Appointment":
the winners of a competition can attend this course, as well as those who obtained a scientific Degree; this course aims to give the students the knowledge/capabilities about the use of instruments and basic technical-military procedures, but also methodological and procedural instruments to operate in the operational/logistic units and Bodies of the technical-administrative of the Defence.
Applicative Course for Officers of Special Role of the different Corps and the Transports and Materials Corps:
it can be attended by Officers of the Completion Forces and Non-Commissioned Officers that have won a competition; this course aims to give the students a sufficient capabilities to operate according to their responsibility and duties provided by the Officer "status" in permanent service, but also to use the normative and procedural instruments in different scenarios of employment and to manage correctly the logistic/administrative problems.
Courses for the Officers of the Selected Reserve:
it can be attended by personnel (men and women) with particular professions of interest for the Armed Force (they have been appointed as Officers of the Army but they are available only for a fixed period of time in order to satisfy a specific operational needs). This course aims to give the Officers an adequate knowledge for a correct employment in the Armed Force.