Florida Panhandle Technical College
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
420 HOURS 14 weeks
NOTPELL ELIGIBLE Program # I490205 CIP # 0649.020500
This training program will prepare students for employment as Correctional Officers and Jailers. The content includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of codes of ethics; history and evolution of laws; introduction to the criminal justice system; statutory authority of the FDLE Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC); corrections rules, rights, and responsibilities; basic law and legal procedures; correctional operations; investigation knowledge and skills; use of force; defensive tactics; physical fitness; chemical agents, weapons, and firearms skills; controlling, restraining, and arrest techniques; medical first responder techniques; sexually transmitted diseases; emergency preparedness techniques; communications skills; and interpersonal skills.
Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.
CJBAT Exam$ 33.00
Fingerprinting/Background Check$ 50.25
The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:
Resident Tuition Per Term
Non-Resident Tuition Per Term
Officer Wellness and Physical Abilities
CMS Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics
Introduction to Corrections
CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers
Facility and Equipment
Intake and Release
Supervising in a Correctional Facility
Supervising Special Populations
Responding to Incidents and Emergencies
CMS Criminal Justice Firearms
School district technical center and community college faculty committee met and agreed to propose that the 420 clock hour program in Correctional Officer (Basic Recruit Program) shall articulate twelve (12) college credit hours to the AAS or AS Degree in Criminal Justice. This agreement does not preclude but encourages the awarding of additional credits by any college through local agreements.
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The applicant cannot be convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or have received a dishonorable discharge from the military.
PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Level 2 screening/WCJ; Physical with EKG; FDLE Physical Fitness Assessment; US Citizenship
AGE:18years or older at program completion (Students must be 18 > to participate in Firearms course)
DIPLOMA:Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent
Industry Certification: Correctional Officer - $100.00