National Security Training

PNNL experts develop training to strengthen our national security partners’ capacity to fulfill job functions and meet international norms.

National security training

National security training

Training in the 21st century has become as wide-ranging and sophisticated as the work environment itself. Equally diverse are the driving forces behind training programs—whether keeping current on the latest technologies or staying abreast of emerging regulations. PNNL designs, delivers, and manages training programs that enable partners worldwide to understand their individual or organizational roles and responsibilities, fulfill a job function, or strengthen a particular skill set.

Through our national security training partnerships and programs, we deliver

  • systematic approaches to training – providing effective, efficient, and sustainable learning opportunities using instructional design and system approaches to training
  • foundations in science and technology – leveraging leading-edge technology to strengthen and magnify the impact of training events
  • access to legacy and operating facilities – creating realistic training environments at the Hanford Site and in operating facilities
  • comprehensive training solutions – offering diverse training programs that advance national security missions.
National security training mission

PNNL’s training team includes professional instructional designers, instructors, course managers, and subject matter experts who work together to deliver high-quality training for our clients. Our training specialties are as diverse as the participants we train. Together, we draw upon a strong base of security knowledge, scientific innovation, and technology development to deliver training programs in the following subjects:

  • Border Security
  • Chemical and Biological Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cyber, Information, and Computer Security Training
  • Emergency Response
  • Explosives Detection and Explosives Breaching
  • Fixed Site Nuclear Security
  • Security Instructor Training
  • International Safeguards
  • Nonproliferation and Arms Control
  • Security Personnel and Protective Force Training
  • Transportation Security Training
  • Strategic Trade Management.

Join our Team

Our multidisciplinary training development team is home to instructional designers, course developers, and technical and policy experts with experience spanning the global security realm, including:

  • Emergency and Crisis Response
  • Radiological Detection and Identification
  • International Nuclear Safety
  • Border Enforcement and Protection
  • Military Readiness
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • Materials Protection and Control
  • Public Health
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Export Control
  • Special Operations
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive

We’re hiring! Apply today to join our team in delivering customized curriculum, training, and field exercise programs to partners around the world.

To learn more, contact nationalsecuritytraining@pnnl.gov