ICD 705+ training provides learners with best practices for SCIF planning, programming, and designing per Intelligence Community Directive (ICD 705) requirements.

    Course Overview

    This live, instructor-led four-day virtual training course provides learners with an understanding of Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705 requirements and how to best plan, program, design, and construct accredited Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF). Additionally, this course delivers modules presenting aspects of construction surveillance and contracting and other best practices beyond standard ICD 705 courses. Our training includes case studies, knowledge checks, group activities, and a final exam where learners who successfully score an 80% or higher will receive a certificate of completion. 

    This course is UNCLASSIFIED and is currently open to U.S. citizens only. 

    Program Fee: $1,650/person*

    Dates & Times: Feb 13-16; May 15-18; Aug 21-24; Oct 30-Nov 2  //  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

    Who Should Attend: Industry professionals involved in the planning, inspection, construction oversight, and accreditation of secure facilities.

    Format: Online/Virtual, Instructor-led

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    *US Government personnel are eligible for a 10% discount. Private industry consultants may receive a discount for registering 10 or more students. Please email us to inquire about group discounts.


    Course Topics

    • The Lifecycle of a SCIF
    • Domestic vs. International Construction
    • Risk Assessment Process
    • Vulnerabilities & Threat Vectors
    • Construction Security Program (bonus module)
    • Case Studies
    • Fixed Facilities Checklist
    • Technical Specifications
    • SCIF Management
    • Contracting Best Practices (bonus module)
    • Panel Discussion – Security Specialist (subject to availability)

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    Jennifer Holcomb, PE, PMP®, PSP, CPP, CPD
    Security Solution Lead

    As Security Solution Lead, Jennifer is charged with overseeing the firm’s security consulting services. She has 20+ years overseeing complex security missions across the country for state, municipal, federal, and private organizations. She additionally serves on the ASCE 59 "Blast Protection of Buildings" Standards Committee and has served on the ASIS technical committee to update the "Active Assailant: Prevention, Intervention, and Response - Supplement to ANSI/ASIS/SHRM Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Standard."She authored Chapter 7, Security Architecture and Engineering in the ASIS Physical Security Principles book (2015) and serves as a Director on the ASIS International Professional Standards Board. She facilitates multiple certification review courses for security professionals both virtually and in person. As both a senior security professional and project manager, she is routinely sought after to advise, assess, and provide security services to multiple military and federal facilities, state and municipal facilities, and private industry and commercial facilities across the country. Jennifer is skilled and experienced in developing designs, plans, policies, and procedures for security-related projects in secure and non-secure facilities. Services include anti-terrorism/ force protection (AT/FP) MILCON designs; physical security design and installation; emergency planning; and risk, vulnerability, blast, ballistic, intrusion detection, and security gap assessments for critical infrastructure/ key resources (CI/KR). Jennifer is a licensed professional engineer and a graduate of the University of Dayton with a degree in Civil Engineering.

    Cancellation Policy 
    If for some reason you are unable to attend, you may transfer to another course at no additional charge within 12 months of the course you originally registered for or you may receive a refund of your original registration rate, less a $200.00 administrative fee. Refund or transfer requests must be made at least 15 days prior to the course start date. No transfers or refunds will be made within 14 days of the course start date. Participant substitutions can be made at any time. If you have questions, please
    contact us.