Facility Security Officer Course (FSOC)

Requirement: U.S. Citizenship

Course Description

This basic-level course is designed for individuals who have been designated as either the Facility Security Officer (FSO) or the Assistant FSO, and for the professional development of key security staff members responsible for the collateral aspects of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). The FSOC familiarizes students with the requirements and practical application of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). Mini-workshops, daily assessments on learning, and a final exam serve as the capstone of the course. This course greatly enhances preparations for the STEPP certification on-line examinations.

Target Audience

FSO’s, AFSO’s, CSSO’s, CPSO’s and security staff requiring comprehension of baseline NISPOM requirements.

Why Take the Course

  • Learn from instructors who have industrial security experience.
  • Exposure to additional presenters with vast experience as security practitioners enhances classroom instruction.
  • Build on your security toolkit with a comprehensive understanding of the NISP, an extensive collection of resources, references and job aids, and numerous networking points of contact.
  • Gain prepatory training for the CDSE FSO Program Management Curriculum Exams leading to the DSS FSO Certification.

Upcoming Classes


Facility Security Officer Course (FSOC26)

Price: $1625.00

Starts: October 16, 2017 8:00 am

Ends: October 20, 2017 5:00 pm

NSTI Headquarter
Chantilly, Virginia
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