Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)

Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I)


Credential: Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I)
Credentialing Agency: Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA), Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) is part of the DoD-wide initiative to professionalize the intelligence workforce directed by the USD(I). JIP-I was created to develop, define, and measure broad-based core competencies for joint IP professionals across the Defense Intelligence Enterprise (DIE). JIP-I certification covers both Foundational and Full Performance execution of IP and ensures all joint intelligence planners understand the core concepts of IP and how they support Joint Operations Planning (JOP) and the planning of intelligence operations. Candidates must have at least 18 months of Intelligence Planning Experience performed within the last three years and must currently hold an active TOP SECRET/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance and be in 'good standing' as defined by their employing Component.

More information can be found on the certifying agency's website.

Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Attainability:    high

Eligibility Requirements (View Details)

  • Credential Prerequisite
  • Experience: 18 months
  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership
  • Other
  • Fee

Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements. Requirements listed here are based on the minimum degree required. To view other options, see the Eligibility tab.

Exam Requirements (View Details)

  • Exam
  • Written Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Practical Exam
  • Performance Assessment

Exam Administration (View Details)

  • In-person exam
  • Remote proctored on-line exam
  • Third-party test vendor

RECERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Renewal Period: 5 years

  • Continuing Education
  • Exam
  • Continuing Education OR Exam
  • Fee
  • Other

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)

200 MacDill Blvd, Bldg 6000
Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, DC  20340

Phone: 202-231-3696

Email: DIA_NEDIAC_Professional_Certification_PMO@dodiis.mil

Candidate must have at least 18 months of Intelligence Planning experience performed within the last three years of conferral application in order to be conferred.

The Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) credential has the following other requirements:

  • Candidate must hold an active TOP SECRET/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance at the time of the certification assessment.
  • Candidate must be in ‘good standing’ as defined by their employing Component.

Written Exam

  • Strategic Direction (5%)
    • Joint Strategic Planning System
  • Concept Development (80%)
    • Joint Operation Planning & The Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) System
    • The Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP)
    • Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIR)
    • Defense All-Source Analysis Capabilities, Responsibilities and Procedures
    • Supervising Intelligence Planning Teams or Similarly named COIs
    • Evaluation of Collection and Analysis & Production Capabilities and Priorities
    • Coordination of Analysis & Production and Collection Concepts
    • Management and Application of the National Intelligence Support Planning (NISP) Process
    • Intelligence Mitigation Strategies Development
  • Plan Development (12.5%)
    • Annex B and Intelligence Concept Development and Production
  • Plan Assessment (2.5%)
    • Intelligence Support to Plan, Review and Assessment
    • Intelligence Support to Joint Exercises and the Readiness

Exam Preparation Resources

There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) examination:

An additional resource is O'Reilly Learning Safari Books Online, a searchable digital library that provides online access to thousands of books, training videos and conference sessions. See the Educational Resources section on the Related Sites page here on COOL to learn how to get free access.

Testing Information

  • Exam Administration

    Credential exams may be administered in-person at a testing site, proctored on-line remotely, or have options for both. If an exam is administered through a test vendor, the third-party test vendor box will be checked. The following test administration options apply to the Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) credential where checked:

    • In-person exam
    • Remote proctored on-line exam
    • Third-party test vendor
  • For more information on the Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA) testing process, visit the agency website.

RECERTIFICATION

Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) credential has the following recertification information:

  • Certification holders who wish to maintain their JIP-I credential will do so by retaking and passing the JIP-I exam not later than five years from their official certification date.

Additional considerations for the Joint Intelligence Planner-Proficiency Level I (JIP-I) include:

  • To be eligible for the JIP-I credential, a candidate must be either a:

    • DoD member assigned to IP positions designated by their Component, or
    • DoD member who volunteer to pursue IP credentials, or
    • DoD contractor performing IP duties directly for a DoD Component*

    * Contractor personnel must fill out a separate application form and submit it to their COR for approval. The COR will determine whether or not the contractor can bill the government for the time spent taking the exam. It is the COR’s responsibility to determine if this falls within the contractor’s statement of work and other legal considerations.

  • Candidate must have an AGILE account on JWICS to participate in the program.

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1-3 years experience; Enlisted E1 through E4

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E5 through E6

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10+ years experience; Enlisted E7 through E9

Early Career

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4-10 years experience; Enlisted E6 through E7

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1-6 years experience; Officer O1 through O2

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12+ years experience; Officer O6 and Above

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High

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