Why Certify?

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Our Programme

Our programme consists of a Foundation Module plus nine electives. All participants must first enrol in the Foundation Module and can then select the elective of their choice.

All modules use a problem-based approach to learning that is practitioner-focused, hands-on, cross-functional and immediately useful. Our goal is to ensure that the modules tell a compelling, well-researched story that speaks to an educated audience but avoids stilted bureaucratic or academic language. We also incorporate numerous case studies, exercises and questions for reflection to stimulate thinking and increase learning.

Every module requires approximately 40 hours of study and can be completed entirely online. Traditional hardcopy textbooks are also provided for each course. No prior knowledge or prerequisites are required to sign up for the programme except for a working knowledge of English. (Note that the Foundation Module and the elective modules for Radioactive Source Security Management and for Transport Security Management are also available in Spanish.)

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Academy Statistics

countries have participants in the Academy 99

countries have participants in the Academy

participants are enrolled 1559

participants are enrolled

participants have become Certified Nuclear Security Professionals 409

participants have become Certified Nuclear Security Professionals

WINS Academy Certification Process

Once participants complete a module, they sit for an exam. Those who successfully pass the examinations for both the Foundation Module and the elective module become WINS Certified Nuclear Security Professionals (CNSPs). They also receive access to the WINS Academy Alumni Network, which enables them to benefit from continued professional development.

All of our certification exams are delivered in partnership with Pearson VUE. As the world’s largest testing and assessment provider, Pearson provides over 5,100 accrediting test centres in 180 countries around the world.

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The WINS Academy's e-learning platform was well developed and very easy to explore, and the quality of the information and knowledge was very satisfying.
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How To Enrol

You can either purchase the programme by contacting WINS or apply for a scholarship.

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We have scholarships available for selected participants who come from certain countries and who have specific responsibilities for nuclear security related to the certification programme. (Note that the selection of eligible participants is entirely at WINS' discretion and that only WINS members are eligible to apply.)

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