Physical Security Certification (PSC)

PSC logoThe PSC is ideal for DOD, Industry, and federal members performing physical security functions. The PSC was accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) in March 2016, and received re-accreditation in April 2021, demonstrating its continued compliance with NCCA standards.

PSC Competency Preparatory Tools (CPTs)

All CPTs are now published in STEPP. An alternate resource that can be used to build your foundation and help prepare you for your SPēD certification assessment is the Defense Security Essential Body of Knowledge (D-SEBOK), which is currently available in STEPP via the search bar.

PSC Areas of Expertise

The PSC assesses foundational knowledge in the following areas of expertise:

  • Physical Security Concepts
  • Physical Security Standards
  • Standards, Countermeasures, and Planning
  • Physical Security Planning and Implementation

NCAA Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies