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Correctional Officer

14 weeks


Program # I490205
CIP # 0649.020500



correctional officer                                                420 Hours                          NOT PELL ELIGIBLE

Program # P430102                                                        14 Weeks

CIP # 0743.010200


This training program will prepare students for employment as Correctional Officers and Jailers. The content includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of codes of ethics; history and evolution of laws; introduction to the criminal justice system; statutory authority of the FDLE Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC); corrections rules, rights, and responsibilities; basic law and legal procedures; correctional operations; investigation knowledge and skills; use of force; defensive tactics; physical fitness; chemical agents, weapons, and firearms skills; controlling, restraining, and arrest techniques; medical first responder techniques; sexually transmitted diseases; emergency preparedness techniques; communica­tions skills; and interpersonal skills.


Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.


CJBAT Exam                                                   $ 33.00

Fingerprinting/Background Check              $ 45.75


The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:



The applicant cannot be convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or have received a dishonorable discharge from the military.

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PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:                                Level 2 screening/WCJ; Physical with EKG;

FDLE Physical Fitness Assessment; US Citizenship

AGE:                 18 years or older at program completion

Students must be 18 > to participate in Firearms course

DIPLOMA:         Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent

CJBAT:              PASS


Industry Certification:     Correctional Officer - $100.00

Advisory Salary Range:            $28,000 - $33,500

Florida Panhandle:                   $29,670 - $30,460

PH Average:                              $33,870                      

State Average:                          $36,400                                  

National Average:                     $39,600






















Program Completion Rate: 100%    -    Program Placement Rate: 95%     -    Program Licensure Pass Rate: 100%



757 Hoyt Street | Chipley, FL 32428 | Phone: 850.638.1180