IMPORTANT: You are required to register for the Basic Industrial Security for the Government Security Specialist Curriculum Navigation (IS050.NAV) document which will enroll you in the curriculum and assign the appropriate courses/exams.

Description: The curriculum provides the Government Industrial Security Specialist with the basic industrial security requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). These are the same requirements that every cleared contractor facility participating in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) follows and on which any additional security requirements imposed by the Government should be based.

Learning Outcomes: See individual courses for learning outcomes.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 31.5 hours

Target Audience: The target audience is Facility Security Officers at cleared DoD contractors participating in the NISP.  Secondary audiences include other contractor security personnel, DSS Industrial Security Representatives, and DoD industrial Security Specialists.

Number of Students Per Course: N/A

Requirements:

  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: Passing score of 75% on exams and performance exercises at the end of the course in order to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): 3 semester hours, lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category
  • Continuing Education Units Per IACET: 4
  • Professional Development Units per SPeD: 0

List of Courses and Exams:

  • Acquisition and Contracting Basics in the NISP Course IS123.16
  • Acquisition and Contracting Basics in the NISP IS123.06
  • Business Structures in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Course IS051.16
  • Business Structures in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) IS051.06
  • Clearances in Industrial Security: Putting it All Together Course IS125.16
  • Clearances in Industrial Security: Putting it All Together IS125.06
  • DD Form 254 Short IS112.16
  • Industrial Security Basics Course IS122.16
  • Industrial Security Basics IS122.06
  • Industrial Security Databases and Systems Course IS124.16
  • Industrial Security Databases and Systems IS124.06
  • Introduction to the NISP Certification and Accreditation Process Course IS100.16
  • Introduction to the NISP Certification and Accreditation Process IS100.06
  • NISP Reporting Requirements Course IS150.16
  • NISP Reporting Requirements IS150.06
  • NISP Security Violations and Administrative Inquiries Course IS126.16
  • NISP Security Violations and Administrative Inquiries IS126.06
  • NISP Self-Inspection Course IS130.16
  • NISP Self-Inspection IS130.06
  • Safeguarding Classified Information in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Course IS109.16
  • Safeguarding Classified Information in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) IS109.06
  • Transmission and Transportation for Industry Course IS107.16
  • Transmission and Transportation for Industry IS107.06
  • Visits and Meetings in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Course IS105.16
  • Visits and Meetings in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) IS105.06

Additional System Requirements: N/A

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CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.