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Federal Background Investigator Training Program

Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (formerly NBIB)

The FBITP prepares background investigators to conduct efficient, effective, accurate, timely, and complete investigations that meet agency requirements. FBITP is an instructor-led classroom training program offered at the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) National Training Center (NTC) in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. The FBITP consists of lecture, discussion, interactive role-play, practical application activities, review exercises, and assessments throughout the course.

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is an agency of the Department of Defense (DoD) located in Quantico, Virginia with field offices throughout the United States. The Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence provides authority, direction and control over DCSA. DCSA provides the military services, Defense Agencies, 33 federal agencies and approximately 13,500 cleared contractor facilities with security support services.

DCSA contributes to national security by serving as an interface between the government and cleared industry. DCSA administers and implements the defense portion of the National Industrial Security Program pursuant to Executive Order 12829. DCSA Industrial Security personnel provide oversight and assistance to cleared contractor facilities and assist management and Facility Security Officers in ensuring the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information.

Accreditation History
Initial Accreditation