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Physical Security Training Program

10 Training Days
Locations Offered: 


The Physical Security Training Program (PSTP) is an introductory physical security training program designed to provide baseline knowledge of physical security systems and procedures as defined by the Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Risk Management Process for Federal Facilities' (RMP) and the Design Base threat (DBT). The physical security survey/assessment process is the common thread used in teaching this program. The PSTP includes conceptual security considerations, vulnerabilities assessments, and familiarization with hardware and procedures. A comprehensive practical exercise is followed by a formal presentation of the survey results by each of the survey groups.


Applicant must be employed in a position responsible for conducting physical security surveys and threat assessments.

Required Training Materials


Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Security Legal Considerations
  • OPSEC (Operations Security)
  • Theory of Physical Security and Crime Prevention
  • Risk Management
  • Access Control
  • Perimeter Security
  • Physical Security for Uniformed Officers
  • Security Design
  • Guard Force
  • Protective Lighting
  • Closed Circuit TV (CCTV)
  • Physical Security Survey/Prep Time
  • Security Locks and Locking Devices
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Improvised Explosive Devices-IED
  • Terrorism
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Security Management and Resources
  • Security Survey Process
  • Computer Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures
  • Pre-Attack Behavior and Violence Prevention

Program Registration

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to or telephone 912-267-3344. 

State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email or call us at 1-800-743-5382.

International (non-US) personnel should email or telephone 912-261-4023.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 261-3633