Instructor Training

Course Hours: 80.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed for the public safety officer who instructs in performance oriented training and is responsible for lesson plan development. Topics range from instructor liability and lesson plan design, to testing and evaluation of learning. During the course, each student writes an original lesson plan on an approved public safety topic and develops the presentation skills necessary to deliver that lesson.


Three years of public safety experience. Students must not have any active POST Investigations, or be in probationary status with POST.

Special Notes

Each agency is limited to one applicant per course offering. Applications do not roll over to the next available date. Applicants not accepted must apply for another course date. Training officers, please ensure a current email address is provided for all students registered. There is pre-course work required for this class. Students will receive an email at least one week prior to the start of the course with instructions. Printed materials will not be issued in class and students will be responsible for downloading and printing the materials prior to the beginning of class. Seats are limited and no walk ins will be permitted. Each of these offerings has a one week break between weeks 1 and 2. Students will be required to prepare a written lesson plan during this break. The program meets the training criteria established by the Georgia POST Council for certification as a General Instructor. 

Students are required to bring a laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or newer software. Dress code is business attire or a departmental issued uniform. Shorts, jeans and t-shirts are prohibited.

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