Departmental Training Officer

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to design and coordinate successful training courses to those officers who are currently serving or anticipating serving as departmental training officers with their agency. Topics include liability, job analysis, needs assessment, budgeting, coordination of tasks, and lesson development. The emphasis of the class is on designing a course rather than delivering a course.


Students must show proof of certification as a POST General Instructor and certification as a POST Field Training Officer and/or three (3) years experience in law enforcement.

Special Notes

This course meets the training requirement for POST Departmental Training Officer certification.

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