Under the umbrella of Special Operations and Naval Training Expertise Centre (SONTEC) SOT&A is closely related to the Dutch organization Navtrain International (NAVTRAIN). Both SOT&A and NAVTRAIN are specialized in training of a selected training audience in order to improve the overall operational qualities with regards to tactics, techniques and procedures and in order to fill possible operational capability gaps.
SOT&A organizational entities.
SOT&A distinguishes three entities:
- the analysis team,
- the training team, and
- the team of Subject Matter Experts.
The analysis team is responsible for SOT&A method of work phase 1, 2 and 3; the training team with the support of a team of Subject Matter Experts is responsible for SOT&A method of work phase 4; the training team and the team of Subject Matter Experts are under supervision of the analysis team; all three entities are involved in SOT&A method of work phase 5.