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Course Description

This 176-248 hour variable course is designed to meet the California Corrections Standard Authority (CSA) requirements for entry-level training of Correctional Officers for adult institutions. The course includes lecture and practical application skills and knowledge including roles and responsibilities of the adult corrections officer, Title 15, Title 24, professionalism and ethics, and proper techniques to maintain the safety and security of inmates. PREREQUISITE: 1. Successful completion of STC approved pre-entry written and physical assessment examinations provided by the Academy. 2. Students must complete a Department of Justice background investigation and meet requirements as set forth in Government Code 1029 for qualification as a Corrections Officer. 3. Medical clearance by a licensed physician.

Learning Outcomes

Last modified: November 25, 2014
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800