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White graduation cap icon CON 0830  Private Security Contractors (PSCs)

Private Security Contractors (PSCs)

This Online Training (OLT) course provides a broad introduction to Department of Defense private security contractors (PSCs), what functions PSCs and PSC personnel are and are not authorized to perform, and why PSC personnel accountability and visibility is important. It also reviews key PSC policies and guidelines, oversight and personnel accountability requirements and processes, and organization-level responsibilities for the effective and appropriate use and oversight of PSC personnel. This course is appropriate for both acquisition and non-acquisition professionals at all levels, grades, and ranks.





This enterprise-level course targets Department of Defense acquisition and non-acquisition professionals, especially supply chain security professionals; joint and Service component headquarters staffs with force protection, counterintelligence, and operational contract support responsibilities; and contracting activities supporting overseas campaign and contingency operations.


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).