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Wed, Apr 06


Jefferson County Sheriff Training Center

Field Training Officer Certification Course

This course is designed for veteran and newly assigned FTO's within their agencies. The course will begin at the Academy at 8:00 am. Attendees will learn how to teach the FTO program structure, key elements, and documentation. Also, remedial training action plans will be developed.

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Field Training Officer Certification Course
Field Training Officer Certification Course

Time & Location

Apr 06, 2022, 8:00 AM – Apr 08, 2022, 5:00 PM

Jefferson County Sheriff Training Center, 3500 Happy Hollow Ln, Fultondale, AL 35068, USA

About the Event

This class will earn 24 CEU's

Cost: $25

This is course is limited to Law Enforcement personnel only.

This is a 24-hour course in preparing officers and or administrations in the standardization of training of new officers; based on the San Jose model. The importance of a standard system that allows the trainee and the trainer to be on the same understanding. By utilizing a standard guideline that allows the trainee to understand what is expected of them. This system can be used by small departments to large. The student will receive a certificate of completion. The areas that will be discussed will be;• Introduction to the F.T.O. Program• Ethics,• Proper selection of an F.T.O.• Responsibilities of the F.T.O.• Leadership• Different learning styles• Evaluation of the trainee• Different Strategies• Forms• Liabilities• Communication• Motivation• Remedial training• Process• Constructive criticism• Time management• Evaluation of the F.T.O. and training program by the F.T.O. and trainee.

Contact:  Sergeant Bill Powell 205-849-5346 for more information.

This course is offered by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Training Center. The class will be held at the JCSO Training Center, 3500 Happy Hollow Lane, Fultondale, AL 35068

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