Welcome to the Office of the National Training Center
The National Training Center (NTC) was initially
created to enhance and standardize the capabilities
of contractor protective forces assigned to protect
vital assets under the care of the Department of Energy
(DOE). The NTC has developed, implemented, and maintained
vital training programs for DOE Safeguards and Security
elements since 1984. During its history, the NTC ~under
various titles~ has become nationally recognized for
its training programs and services.
Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Kirtland AFB,
the mission of the NTC is to provide DOE Safety and
Security personnel with quality training in support
of professional development. The NTC will effectively
and efficiently develop, deliver, and evaluate DOE
Safety and Security training. The NTC will continue
to focus on identifying and meeting the Department's
training needs and forming partnerships to improve
its operational effectiveness.
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The NTC is the center for DOE's health, safety and security training excellence for the protection of people, the environment and vital assets of the United States. The NTC provides the Department of Energy (DOE)/National
Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Safety and Security
personnel with quality training in support of professional
development. The NTC promotes effective and efficient
development, delivery, and evaluation of DOE/NNSA Safety
and Security training. The NTC continues to identify
the training needs of the Departments Safety and Security
professionals and form partnerships to improve the effectiveness
of its operations. NTC provides training based on the
competencies outlined in the Functional Area Qualification
Standards or job task analysis for DOE/NNSA federal
and contractor personnel.
Identifies, develops, and delivers training courses
that support the current and evolving DOE/NNSA
safety, and security courses. These courses are
linked to the specific functional area qualification
standards, executive core qualifications, technical
qualification program and job analysis for both
federal and contractor personnel.
Establishes and manages the Training Approval
Program (TAP) which assesses site developed training
programs to ensure standardized criteria are met.
Employs effective and efficient processes for
the development, delivery and evaluation of all
Maintains a full range of training delivery capabilities
to assure use of current technologies and cost-effective
training delivery options.
Promotes and supports competency-based training in the areas
of safety and security and provides professional development and
career progression tools through the NTC curriculum tracks.
Coordinates the Nuclear Executive Leadership and Senior Technical
Safety Manager training at the corporate level for the Department's
safety and security personnel.
Represents the Department on advisory committees,
provides support to program offices and sites,
to assure relevancy and appropriateness in the
development and delivery of training curricula.
Consults with standards-setting organizations,
such as the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation
Board and others to obtain certification and accreditation
of NTC courses, as appropriate.
Provides training and services to other government
agencies charged with protecting national security
and critical assets as requested consistent with
HSS and Departmental priorities.