This course does not contain the final exam. Students must register for the exam separately in STEPP and will receive credit for the course upon receiving a passing score.

Description: The "Personnel Clearances in the NISP" course includes instruction on the personnel security requirements for contractors participating in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and how those requirements are implemented by the Department of Defense (DoD). The course will include guidance on the roles and responsibilities of a Facility Security Officer (FSO) to meet those requirements.

Course Resources: Access this course's resources

Learning Outcomes: Students shall demonstrate a basic understanding of the personnel security requirements for contractors participating in the NISP and how those requirements are implemented by the DoD.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 2.0 hours

Target Audience: The target audience is FSOs at cleared DoD contractor sites 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: A passing score of 75% on exam (IS142.06) at the end of the course in order to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: None

Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation:  (What's this?): In association with IS020.CU and IS030.CU
  • Continuing Education Units Per IACET: N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPeD: 6

Additional System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.

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