DOD Initial Orientation and Awareness Training IF140.06

Description: This interactive eLearning course provides the basic initial security training requirements outlined in DODM 5200.01 Volume 3, Enclosure 5; the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and other applicable policies and regulations.

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Learning Objectives: This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of security policies and principles and their responsibilities to ensure the proper protection of classified and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and the protection of the Department of Defense (DOD) assets.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 45 minutes

Target Audience: The target audience for this training includes the following:

  • Members of the United States military services
  • Civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD)
  • DOD Contractor employees

Number of students per class: N/A


  • General Requirements: N/A
  • Clearance Requirements: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: Students must earn a passing score of 80 percent on the end of the course knowledge check to print a certificate of successful completion.

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPēD: PDUs are determined by length of course and IAW with current Certification Maintenance Guidelines

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.