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Training, Education and Certification


The DCSA Centers educate, train, certify, validate, and advance the guardians of our nation's assets.

CDSE offers security and awareness products and services to civilian and military personnel within the Department of Defense as well as across the federal government and cleared contractors under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP).

NTC, an accredited academy, provides qualification training programs to DCSA background investigators and quality review personnel. Additionally, the NTC provides various courses to our DCSA partners on background investigations systems and processes.