Correctional Officer - Basic Recruit Training - 50120

420 clock hours

(Selective Admission)

The Corrections Basic Recruit Training prepares students as entry level Corrections Officers in the State of Florida. Practical skills and simulated activities compliment the classroom instruction. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the Florida Department of Law Enforcement State Certification Examination. This minimum standard class is regulated by Florida Statutes and is a highly structured and disciplined program with special rules, policies, and procedures.

Degree Requirements

Required program:

CJK V300Introduction to Corrections (N)

32 hours

CJK V305Communications (N)

40 hours

CJK V310Officer Safety (N)

16 hours

CJK V315Facility and Equipment (N)

8 hours

CJK V320Intake and Release (N)

18 hours

CJK V325Supervising in a Correctional Facility (N)

40 hours

CJK V330Supervising Special Populations (N)

20 hours

CJK V335Responding to Incidents and Emergencies (N)

16 hours

CJK V051Defensive Tactics (N)

80 hours

CJK V040CCriminal Justice Firearms (N)

80 hours

CJK V031First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers (N)

40 hours

CJK V340Officer Wellness and Physical Fitness (N)

30 hours