DoD Security Education, Training, and Certification
|Publication Date:||27 April 2018|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5143.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 3305.13 (Reference (b)) to update established policy, standards, and procedures and assigns responsibilities for the conduct of DoD security education, training, and professional development in accordance with DoDD 5105.42, DoDI 3115.11, and DoDD 1322.18 (References (c), (d), and (e)).
b. Assigns the Director, Defense Security Service (DSS), as the DoD functional manager responsible for the execution and maintenance of DoD security education, training, and certification in accordance with Reference (c).
c. Establishes and designates the Security Professional Education Development (SPēD) Program as the DoD-level security education, training, and certification program. Details can be found in DoD 3305.13-M (Reference (f)).
d. Establishes the DoD Security Training Council (DSTC) as an advisory body on DoD security education and training and serves as the governance board for the SPēD Certification Program. The DSTC reports to the Defense Intelligence Training and Education Board (DITEB) in accordance with Reference (d).
This instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").