Security Cooperation Workforce (SCW) Supervisor Role Overview
SCW Supervisors are those who supervise DoD military and civilian personnel with substantive
Security Cooperation (SC) responsibilities as identified by their DoD Component.
The Certification Program will be integrated with career roadmaps, individual development plans, and
personnel policies and procedures. SCW positions and key SC positions will be identified in DoD manpower
systems of record, and position descriptions will be updated to reflect Certification Program requirements.
Your Responsibilites as a Security Cooperation (SC) Workforce Supervisor
Supervisors are responsible for identifying the SC workforce they supervise, determining and documenting
the appropriate area of concentration (AoC) and certification level, and working with their SC employees
to maintain an accurate continuous learning (CL) record.
To achieve these responsibilities, supervisors should know their Component Certification Authorities (CCA),
their Security Cooperation Workforce Development Database (SCWD-D) Administrator, and their DoD Component’s
SCW Supervisor Responsibilities
SCW Member Responsibilities
- Update Position Descriptions to reflect mandatory certification program requirements
- Update personnel changes in the SCWD-D
- Create/revise individual development plan (IDP) plans to reflect certification program
- Review and select positions’ AoC and Certification levels
- Track employees’ good standing
- Validate employees’ continuous learning (CL) hours
- Verify member SCW data
- Complete required training on time
- Complete required CL hours
- Serve in SC position for required time for certification level
The Certification Center is a resource for supervisors to manage their
AoC and certification level assignments are recorded in the SCWD-D.
How to find your SCWD-D Administrator
For information on your SCWD-D administrator, send an email to
Resources to Share with Employees or Fellow Supervisors
Points of Contact