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This calendar is designed to provide state, local, tribal, and federal law enforcement with a single point of access to federally sponsored intelligence training programs that meet the Minimum Criminal Intelligence Training Standards . The calendar is an initiative of the Intelligence Training Coordination Working Group and the Counter-Terrorism Training Coordination Working Group and was developed with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

In addition, analytic courses that have been reviewed for compliance with the Common Competencies for State, Local, and Tribal Intelligence Analysts and approved by FEMA for inclusion in either the National Training and Education Division (NTED) Training Course Catalog or the State/Federal Sponsored Training Course Catalog are located on the FEMA Approved Intelligence Analyst Training Courses Web page. These courses meet analytic training requirements for fusion center analysts set forth in the Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP).

Event Overview
Course Title
Intelligence Tools and Systems Course (ITS)
Event Date(s)
May 20-24, 2019
The Intelligence Training Academy (ITA)
90 K Street NE, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20002
Intelligence Analyst
Sponsoring Organization(s)
  • DHS Intelligence Training Academy Registrar
Event Contact
DHS Intelligence Training Registrar
Phone: (202) 275-4160
Event Website
Course Description

Intelligence Tools and Systems Course (ITS)

Description: ITS provides DHS I&A employees with the knowledge and skills to utilize DHS Tools and Systems to search, discover and retrieve unique DHS data. Students will also learn search and discovery tools using Intelligence Community (IC) systems Students are introduced to the importance of leveraging unique DHS systems to search, discover, and retrieve data in support of analysis, report writing and production of finished intelligence. Upon graduation, students will be able to apply these new systems and tools to enhance the performance of their duties as a Homeland Security Intelligence Analyst.

The course curriculum includes the following systems:

  • IC Systems: Watchlisting Framework (WLF)—requires Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) access; Next Generation Trident (NGT); NSA Pulse; Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Requirements Reporting and Operations Management Environment (CHROME), and DANTE.
  • DHS IE Systems: TECS, AFI, ATS-P/L, PCQS, and CCD

Level of Knowledge: Entry

Target Student: Intelligence Analyst

Classification: TOP SECRET//SCI

Evaluation: Students demonstrate knowledge and proficiency through graded assessments (e.g. practical exercises and exams) and class attendance. Students must successfully pass all graded assessments with a minimum passing score of 75% to receive a graduation certificate.

Course Length: Training Days 5 / Training Hours 40

Prerequisites: Students must meet the following course pre-requisites to enroll.

  • Required Systems Access: Students must have a DHS CLAN account and access to the systems identified above before reporting to training. Please work with the Data Access Cell to obtain access to the systems (IA-DataAccessCell2@HQ.DHS.GOV) and submit an Access Request Online form (ARO) on CLAN (

Accreditation: The DHS Intelligence Training Academy (ITA) is accredited by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA) Board.

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