Security Vetting Procedures 

Civil Nuclear Security Vetting Procedures


Individuals working in posts involving access to or knowledge or custody of Nuclear Material, Sensitive Nuclear Information and assets must have the appropriate level of assurance and security clearance.  Individuals are required to have completed security vetting to the required level prior to access to the aforementioned.  This course is designed for those individuals who have the task of security vetting or reviewing the screening of job applicants in the Civil Nuclear Industry.  It ensures the learner is able to articulate and understand the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) Civil Nuclear Personnel Security Standard upon returning to their workplace.  The course is designed and maintained by experienced Civil Nuclear Industry Security Vetting Officers which ensures you have relevant, accurate and the latest information from those who actually do the job and understand the complications and expected standards. 


  • Purpose and levels of security vetting
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Personnel Screening and Policy
  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
  • Counter Terrorist Check (CTC)
  • Security Check (SC) and Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Office for Nuclear Regulation and Defence Business Services  
  • Information required from applicant
  • Verification of information
  • Understanding Vetting Forms and required details
  • Non UK Nationals 
  • International Visitors
  • Clearance Confirmation and Transfers 
  • Aftercare


This course is classroom-based and achieved by taking a 2 day course with both theory and practical exercises for individual participation.  Exercises are based on situations that may arise during pre-employment and post-employment screening.

This course can be delivered at our dedicated training facilities throughout the UK or at your premises if suitable. 

Our training facilities include modern, fully equipped training rooms with comprehensive training equipment and dedicated ‘break out’ areas; on site admin support and ample car parking.

This course is assessed through a series of questions 
and practical demonstration.


    Our Civil Nuclear Security Vetting Procedures course includes:

  • Training from an experienced trainer  
  • All training aids and hand-outs 
  • Security Vetting Procedures certification