The Basic Leader Course(BLC) represents the first level of the Army Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Military Education, under the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES).
BLC is a 22-day resident course.
BLC produces competent junior NCO's who are qualified team/section/squad leaders, trainers of leaders and warfighting skills, evaluators and counselors, conductors and participants in individual and collective training, performer and teachers of leader skills, knowledge, and attitudes.
BLC instills self-discipline, professional ethics, and establishes the foundation for further training and leader development.
BLC is conducted in a challenging, live-in, leadership-intensive, Non- Commissioned Officer Academy environment.