The SAPPC provides a recognized and reliable indication of a security practitioner's ability to apply foundational concepts, principles, and practices needed to successfully perform functions, implement programs, and pursue missions to protect DoD assets. You must be a certificant of the SFPC to participate. The SAPPC was accredited by NCCA in January 2014, and received re-accreditation in November 2018, demonstrating its continued compliance with NCCA standards.

The SAPPC assesses practical application of the following areas of expertise:

  • Information Security
  • Personnel Security
  • Physical Security
  • Industrial Security
  • General Security

SAPPC Competency Preparatory Tools (CPTs)

Knowledge Checkup

The Knowledge Checkup consists of a series of short-answer questions in each SAPPC area of expertise. It also includes an associated answer key describing the complete answer to each question.

Example Questions

The Example Questions presents examples of the type of questions found on the SAPPC assessment and identifies the number of questions on each topic. Additionally, the layout is designed to simulate the look, feel, and function of the assessment.

Areas of Expertise

The SAPPC Areas of Expertise identify by topic area the courses, information, and materials available to assist you in increasing your proficiency in each of the five security areas.

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