Practical SCIF Construction (PSC)

Requirement: U.S. Citizenship

Course Description

The Practical SCIF Construction (PSC) course is the premier physical security course offered to federal enterprise Special/Program Security Officers, facility engineers and space planners responsible for Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) planning, design and/or construction. This highly interactive course, offers practical instruction on how to build a SCIF. The course is based on the newly issued Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705 and Intelligence Community Standards 705-1 and 705-2. The course concentrates on SCIF design and construction standards, the accreditation process, and preparing a fully compliant Fixed Facility Checklist while reducing costs.

Target Audience

Personnel involved in the management and/or design of SCIFs under ICD 705.

Why Take the Course

  • Understand ICD 705 requirements necessary to design a facility for a successful accreditation.
  • Learn practical knowledge on design and construction techniques as well as material selection to meet the ICD requirements in the most cost effective manner.
  • Interact effectively with architects, engineers, general contractors and facility personnel in the planning and construction phases, as well as provide knowledgeable security oversight during the lifecycle of the project.
  • Enable security personnel to effectively advise their commanders or managers on the security requirements for SCIF construction projects.

Upcoming Classes

Practical SCIF Construction (PSC76)

Price: $1950.00

Starts: December 12, 2016 8:00 am

Ends: December 16, 2016 5:00 pm

Cambridge, MA
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Available Spaces: 4

Practical SCIF Construction (PSC73)

Price: $1950.00

Starts: January 23, 2017 8:00 am

Ends: January 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Exact Location TBD
Miami, FL
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Available Spaces: 24

Practical SCIF Construction (PSC74)

Price: $1950.00

Starts: March 6, 2017 8:00 am

Ends: March 10, 2017 5:00 pm

NSTI Headquarter
Chantilly, Virginia
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Available Spaces: 24