Adjudicator Professional Certification (APC)

APC logoThe APC is required for all Personnel Security Adjudicators in the DOD Consolidated Adjudications Facility (CAF), DOD Intelligence Community (IC) Central Adjudication Facilities, and personnel security adjudicators employed by an agency accepted to participate in the program. The APC was accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) in April 2018.

APC Competency Preparatory Tools (CPTs)

CPTs help you prepare for your SPēD certification assessment. The APC CPTs PDF icon consists of a series of open-ended questions in each of the three security areas to assist you in increasing your proficiency.

APC Areas of Expertise

The APC assesses foundational knowledge in the following competencies:

  • National Security and the Personnel Security Program
  • Adjudication Process
  • Personnel Security Process

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