US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility Training

The PDC is offering a training course on Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities, including planning, design, and construction.

Course Schedule

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SCIF Class Humphreys Engineer Center, Springfield, VA

Filled Closed

23 July 2019

26 July 2019



Course Description

The Protective Design Mandatory Center of Expertise (PDMCX) conducts this course on Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility; Planning, Design, and Construction (SCIF-PDC). The course presents in detail the elements of a successful SCIF project from the planning stage through the design and construction phases. Current SCIF criteria is covered along with supporting criteria. The goal is to ensure that the SCIF project is planned, documented, designed and constructed properly for performance and mission requirements.

Course Content:

  • Definitions
  • Criteria
  • Assets
  • Physical Threats
  • Technical threats
  • Project planning process
  • Project costing
  • Documentation and accreditation
  • Layout Design
  • Design for physical security
  • Design for acoustic mitigation
  • Design for photonic mitigation
  • Design for TEMPEST mitigation
  • Red/Black design for datacommunications
  • Electrical technical power design
  • Construction security plans

Who should attend?

The Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility; Planning, Design, and Construction course is intended for an interdisciplinary group; including project managers, engineers, designers, and architects. This course is intended for all applicable parties who are involved in new or retrofit SCIF projects. Personnel from installation level, major command level, and Corps of Engineers district and division levels are encouraged to attend. Representatives from other federal government agencies may also attend.


Course Offerings

Mobile Training Teams (MTTs) can be sent to teach the course at the sponsor's location. The sponsor must pay all expenses related to bringing the class to their location. Also, the sponsor controls the student registration and is responsible for providing the training facility. If you are interested in arranging for an MTT to come to your location, contact us at the links given below.


Contact Information

Contact the SCIF-PDC course registrar for the class schedule and locations at:

Phone: (402) 995-2393

Contact the training program manager at:

Phone: (402) 995-2930