SPēD Resources for DoD Component SPēD PMOs

The Defense Security Service (DSS) is committed to supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) and its Components in promoting the SPēD Certification Program.

Customer Service Representative (CSR) Toolbox
Customer Service
Representative (CSR) Toolbox

SPēD Brochures and One-Pagers

PDF It’s About Time: A One-Pager about Commercial Testing

PDF Become a Number: A One-Pager about Commercial Testing

PDF What is the SPēD Certification Program? UPDATED
This one-pager summarizes SPēD Certification Program basics, including requirements, benefits, and maintenance.

SPēD Newsletters

SPēD Videos and Presentations

The video clips and Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations described in the tables below are provided to inform you and your organization about the SPēD certification program and its benefits. Preview each of these elements and determine how they may support your efforts.

  1. You have permission to modify and, if needed, combine the PowerPoint presentations to reflect organizational branding and include component-specific information. Each frame includes presenter notes guiding and supplementing the presentation. Please modify this information, if needed, to fit your needs.
  2. When delivering a briefing, please display the videos using Microsoft Windows® Media Player® and play them separately from the PowerPoint presentation. It is suggested to preface all SPēD presentations with the video featuring Mr. Sims. Include Ms. Humphrey's video when presenting the Program Overview presentation. Play her clip after playing the Mr. Sims video and before the Program Overview PowerPoint presentation.
VIDEO
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DESCRIPTION NOTES TIME (Mins:Secs)
Mr. Stan Sims (Director, DSS)
"Security is a growth industry."
At the first SPēD SFPC Conferral Ceremony held on April 1, 2011, Mr. Sims discussed the importance of the SPēD certification program to promoting our nation's security through personal and organizational development.
PDF Video Transcript
It is suggested to preface all SPēD Presentations. 3:13
Ms. Denise Humphrey (Deputy Director, CDSE)
"Here we are today with a certification program."
At the first SPēD SFPC Conferral Ceremony held on April 1, 2011, Ms. Humphrey provided a historical view of the SPēD program development, discussed certification program objectives, and explained that SPēD program development is a cooperative effort across all DoD organizations.
PDF Video Transcript
Use with the Program Overview. Play after the Mr. Sims video and before the Program Overview. 2:05

PRESENTATION
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DESCRIPTION APPROX. TIME
(Min)
PowerPoint icon Security Certification Overview Provides a SPēD certification program summary highlighting each of the program's certifications. 5–6
PowerPoint icon Executive Overview Provides a high-level summary of the SPēD Certification Program development and implementation outlines roles and responsibilities, and the various program certifications. 9–10

Use these elements, singularly or in combination, to tailor a presentation focusing on your audience's needs. You have permission to modify and supplement the screen content and presenter notes with component-specific information.

Defense Security Skill Standards (DS3) PDF

The DS3 codifies the Department of Defense's (DoD) expectations of what a security practitioner needs to know and be able to do to protect its personnel, information, equipment, activities, facilities, and operations. This information is for candidates, functional managers, and the security community.

SPēD Certification Program Candidate Handbook PDF

The SPēD Certification Program Candidate Handbook provides candidates with an overview of the SPēD Certification Program, including benefits and objectives. This Certification Handbook contains information regarding Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC), Security Asset Protection Professional Certification (SAPPC), and the Security Program Integration Professional Certification (SPIPC) eligibility, registration, and assessment.

Policy Guidance

PDF DoD Manual 3305.13-M, DoD Security Accreditation and Certification, March 14, 2011

PDF DODI 3115.11 DoD Intelligence Human Capital Management Operations, January 22, 2009

PDF ICD 610 Competency Directories for the Intelligence Community Workforce, September 1, 2008

PDF ICD 652 Occupational Structure for the Intelligence Community Civilian Workforce, April 28, 2008

PDF DoDI 3305.13, DoD Security Training, December 18, 2007

PDF DoD Directive 5143.01, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I)), November 23, 2005

PDF Security Professional Education Development (SPēD) Certification Program Implementation Plan, June 2013 UPDATED