Description: The course provides the skills needed to evaluate a SCIF in order to ensure it meets SCIF policies. The course consists of two modules, SCIF Physical Security Introduction and SCIF Physical Security - Interior Security. At the conclusion of the course, the learner will have the opportunity to practice skills in a virtual exercise.

Learning Objectives: The student will be tested on their knowledge of SCIF policies and their ability to correctly evaluate SCIF compliance.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 2 hours

Target Audience: DoD civilian, military, and contractor personnel who work in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF), including those who are responsible for the security of a SCIF, namely the Special Security Officers (SSOs) and Special Security Representatives (SSRs)

Number of Students per Course: N/A


  • Clearance Requirements: N/A
  • Attendance Requirements: NA
  • Exam Requirements:Students must earn 75% percent grade average on the Capstone assessment.


Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): 0
  • Professional Development Units per SPēD: 0

System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP. Unity3D Web plugin (available via,

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