Practical SCIF Construction (PSC)
Requirement: U.S. Citizenship
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.
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.