School of Information Operations
School of Information Operations (SOIO) has been supporting Defence Capability through training since 2019 and conducts over 30 courses per year to introduce systems and operational concepts for the underlying foundational understanding of Australian Government Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities.
SOIO continues to expand the number and relevance of each course's objectives to meet the growing requirement for defence related training in all operational domains of interest to the Australian Defence Force (ADF), Defence Industry and academia.
Industry-leading short courses
School of Information Operations offers a wide range of different defence training courses and electronic warfare training. With a variety of skill sets available, SOIO tutors have the knowledge and operational experience necessary to give the next generation of electronic warfare experts the edge.
From Electronic Warfare Fundamentals to Cybersecurity, SOIO’s experienced tutors teach you the theory and practice behind everything you need to know about electronic warfare systems.
Explore the range of SOIO’s defence training courses below and get ready to take the next step in your electronic warfare career.
Course code: SC 001
Electronic Warfare Short Course
This course provides students with the basic principles of Electronic Warfare (EW) in all domains.
Course code: SC 002
Introduction to Undersea Warfare
This course provides students with the basic principles of Undersea Warfare and introduces basic submarine detection theory and technologies including sonar (active and passive) and Electro Optics.
Course code: SC 003
Introduction to Defence Space Operations
This course provides students a holistic overview of Defence Space Operations including SATCOM, space-based ISR, Space Domain Awareness (SDA) and more.
Course code: SC 004
Introduction to Maritime Operations
This course provides students with the basic principles of Maritime Operations and introduces core roles such as Sea Control, Power Projection and Maritime Security.
Course code: SC 005
Introduction to Cyber Security Frameworks and Governance
This course provides students with the cyber security principles associated with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Course code: SC 006
Introduction to Military Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS)
This course provides students with a foundation understanding of Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) within the military context, including UAS doctrine, regulation, classification and capabilities.
Meet our instructors
SOIO was built with student success in mind. SOIO has tutors with decades of first-hand operational experience in the world of multiple warfare domains.
With practical experience in warfare in Australia, you’re learning from the best with courses from SOIO.
You’ll receive defence training from veterans and people who have decades of ADF experience under their belts. This will give you both the theory and practice you need to take the next steps in your career.
When it comes to receiving the skills and knowledge you need to take the next steps in your career, you want the best. At SOIO, you’ll be taught by the people who’ve been there and done it before.
Why choose SOIO?
School of Information Operations has a long and proud history of success. The entire SOIO team prides itself on helping every engineer, scientist and electronic warfare operator in Australia be the best they can be.
Learn more about the statistics that help School of Information Operations stand out from the crowd.
Combined Years of Experience
SOIO prides itself on the learning culture. Not only is the education at SOIO second to none, but the environment is also one of excellence.
Students enjoyed their experience with SOIO and went on to have a profound impact on the landscape of electronic warfare in Australia.
Read their stories and what they enjoyed about their time at SOIO:
"As someone that is very new to the field of EW and the Defence Industry, I found this course very interesting and beneficial to my career."
Electronic Warfare student
"I would definitely 100% recommend the course to my colleagues. Extremely efficient and engaging."
Undersea Warfare student
"Overall a great course that hit some key and interesting topics - thankyou!"
Defence Space student
"Thank you for a great course. Great presentation style with lots of opportunities to ask questions and talks about real life examples which all made it a really enjoyable and informative course."
Maritime Operations student
"An excellent course with the right balance of theory and practical, meeting the objectives and my expectations."