SPēD Resources for Candidates and Certificants

The Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) is committed to supporting you in your journey in the SPēD Certification Program. Below are resources to guide you in this endeavor.

If you have any questions or require additional resources not listed here, please contact your DoD SPēD Component POC.

Documents

Policy Guidance

Videos and Shorts


VIDEO TIME (Hrs:Mins:Secs) DESCRIPTION
Request to Become SPēD Certified
YouTube icon So you want to become SPēD certified. How do you start?
00:01:22 Provides an overview of how to request to become SPēD certified, including the 11 steps to SPēD testing.
SPēD Certification
YouTube icon"Building skills and knowledge are the keys to success. The SPēD Program supports DoD security professionals in meeting this challenge."
00:04:29 Provides a brief overview of the SPēD Certification Program, including the importance of a certification program among DoD security professionals.
SPēD Certification Maintenance
SPēD Certification Maintenance Railway
Select from nine categories within the video navigation to access the audio/visual tutorial for each. The SPēD Program Management Office (PMO) has created a video to help familiarize certificants with the certification maintenance requirements, Certification Renewal Form (CRF), and the various options available to obtain PDUs. For questions about what constitutes as a PDU, contact your DoD SPēD Component Service Representative (CSR).

SPēD Resources for Components

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is committed to supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) and its Components in promoting the SPēD Certification Program. Below are resources to inform you and your organization about the SPēD Certification Program and its benefits.

If you have any questions or require additional resources not listed here, please reach out to dcsa.spedcert@mail.mil.

Documents

Policy Guidance

Videos and Shorts

VIDEO TIME (Hrs:Mins:Secs) DESCRIPTION
SPēD Certification Mapping Workshop
(22 July 2015)
YouTube iconIntroductions 00:05:30 Provides an overview of the SPēD Certification Program mapping process, lessons learned, and resources available to assist Components.
YouTube iconThe LEAD Process 01:27:34
YouTube iconLessons Learned 00:55:11
YouTube iconClosing Comments 00:08:31
YouTube iconDepartment of Defense Security Skill Standards (DS3) 00:19:43 Provides an overview of the current version of the Defense Security Skill Standards (DS3). Examples are provided on how to use the document.
SPēD Certification Maintenance
SPēD Certification Maintenance Railway
Select from nine categories within the video navigation to access the audio/visual tutorial for each. The SPēD Program Management Office (PMO) has created a video to help familiarize certificants with the certification maintenance requirements, Certification Renewal Form (CRF), and the various options available to obtain PDUs. For questions about what constitutes as a PDU, contact your DoD SPēD Component Service Representative (CSR).