Field Training Officer Academy (FTO), Course #0681
This 40 hour course presents the FTO model (sometimes called the San Jose Model program) to field trainers engaged in training those who have recently completed the BLEA, Corrections or Equivalency academies. This program can be adapted for telecommunicators and others, but the materials used in this class will be law enforcement and corrections personnel related.
Police Training Officer (PTO-Reno/COPS Model), Course 5601
This highly interactive course presents the PTO model (sometimes called the Reno or COPS model) to field trainers engaged in training those who have recently completed the BLEA or Equivalency Academy. This program can be adapted for corrections, but the materials used in this class will be law enforcement related. It begins with an introduction to problem based learning, which underlies the PTO program.
Note: This curriculum includes approximately 4 hours of pre-class work followed by 40 hours of classroom training. Students successfully completing this course will be credited with 44 hours of training on their WSCJTC record. This courses updates and replaces Course #5600 – students who have completed Course #5600 are eligible to take this class.
Instructor Development, Course #2001
This 40 hour class teaches the basic skills necessary to prepare and present knowledge and psychomotor based training in a classroom environment. This class is best suited for students who have less than two years in course delivery and no formal training in instructional techniques, but is open to those of all skill levels. A high level of student participation is required. During the week, the student will develop and deliver three separate presentations on job-related topics. A non-expiring certificate is issued for successfully passing the class.
Mobile Driving Simulator Training
Law enforcement officers are subjected to daily hazards, which require critical driving, and difficult decision-making skills. Your department’s ability to provide proper training is key to the safety of your law enforcement officers and your community as a whole. Traditional classroom training approaches, which focus solely on vehicle control and do not fully engage trainees, fall short. In order to improve decision-making skills, drivers must be exposed to dangerous situations, become familiar with potential risks and threats, and have the opportunity to practice appropriate responses. This kind of learning environment is difficult to stage