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Course description: AOJ 107
NEXT COURSE Sept. 2013
Dates: 9-3-13 /
Section - TBD
Corrections Officer Core Course
This is a 14 week Adult Corrections Officer Core Course
consisting of 200 hours
of instruction (effective fall 2013) in specific performance and instructional objectives
for local and county jails,
probation institutions and Community Correctional Facilities and
federally funded private programs.
This Course exceeds the minimum standards of the State of
California, Board of State & Community Corrections (BSCC), Standards and Training
for Corrections (STC) for entry level adult corrections officer.
Check out the video created by former Corrections Academy cadet,
Students must meet requirements as set forth in Government Code
1029 (see below)
to attend this course. Essentially, this means
you must not
have any felony or domestic violence
convictions or any restraining orders and be able to pass the background screening process for
Corrections Officer. 9.5 units awarded. (effective fall
You must pay all tuition
immediately or you will be dropped from the course. This may not
apply to VA or Financial Aid applicants. Contact your counselor
for verification. If you are dropped, you are not given
priority to re-enroll.
First day of class attire: Black Dickies or
slacks and black closed toe shoes, dark navy blue
t-shirt. Do not wear: shorts, tank
tops, skirts, flip flops or any clothing that is
torn. Dress casual, but professional.
Tues. & Thurs. 6-10pm,
Saturdays, 8am-5pm, room
Always check the online schedule for accurate room numbers.
on class schedule.
Cost: $456.00 includes tuition, and health fee for CA residents.
Parking permit $40.00 extra. (NOTE: Tuition could change.
the fee) Tuition could go up again before the
semester starts, so please check back often for updates.
Registration starts July 15. Please check WebAdvisor for your
registration time and date, exclusive to you, after July 1.
TBD - Fall 2013
Submit college application now for Fall
must submit a college
application online at www.grossmont.edu. (If you are
not a current student). We highly recommend that you take the
English Assessment Test.
To request the
background packet, email Kathy Sentz at
Please put "background packet - CA" in the subject line. You must include your
complete mailing address (include any apt. or unit #,
city and zip code), phone number and Grossmont
/ Cuyamaca College student ID number.
I cannot process your request without your student ID number. Background packet cannot be emailed.
We are not taking requests
at this time. Requests will be taken starting July 8, 2013.
Requests are only taken via email.
Students should be aware that prior
felony or any misdemeanor or felony domestic violence convictions are disqualifying.
Prior substance abuse and other disqualifiers may apply in specific positions related to law enforcement or forensics.
CORRECTIONS ACADEMY REQUIREMENTS
APPLICATION / ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE:
Fill out college application online. (If you
are not a current student)
Register for class at appointment time; You must login to WebAdvisor to verify your registration
date and time.
For step-by-step instructions on how to register, go to
http://www.grossmont.edu/aoj/post_cpt.asp. Scroll down to
"Register on the Internet".
Pay required fees either online or in person at the
cashiers office, approx. $456**. Please note, the cashiers
office is open
Mon. - Fri. 8:00-5:00pm. Parking permit can
only be purchased online. Summer hours from
June 4-Aug. 2, Mon - Thurs. 8-5pm.
*To ensure registration in the class, applications should be
submitted as soon as possible.
**Tuition does not include book or T-shirts or other uniform
requirements. See below.
Text: California Penal Code, current edition (2013),
POLICY & PROCEDURES (ABBREVIATED VERSION)
Black pants (Dickies style) for classroom attire.
Corrections Academy uniform. Shirts worn at all times.
T-Shirts $16 ea. (must purchase 4)
Sweatshirt $20, running shorts, PT only,
$20. Sweat pants
for Assaultive Behavior class, $20
(you must purchase at least one of
each sweatshirt, sweatpants
and shorts). Please note shorts are not allowed during
Assaultive Behavior class. $1 extra
per X over L for T-shirt / sweatshirt / sweatpants /
Total for 4
t-shirts, 1 sweatshirt, 1 pair sweatpants, 1 pair shorts + tax =
$134.00, includes tax. Money orders, or certified checks
only, payable to James Craig. No personal checks will be accepted. You
from staff first week of class, no exceptions.
orders must be paid for on second day of class,
Running (tennis type) shoes. No open toe
or sandals are permitted at anytime.
Should be in good physical condition to pass physical training
and Assaultive Behavior
components of course which may include, but
are not limited to:
running, sit-ups, push-ups,
stair climb, scaling six-foot wall/fence.
Mandatory attendance at all times (State Board of Corrections
Tardiness will not be tolerated for any reason. NO EXCEPTIONS!
No caps of any kind allowed during Academy training, including
No facial jewelry allowed.
No jewelry of any kind can be worn during the course.
Nails can not be more than ¼” past tip of finger, (safety issue).
Ladies - hair must be worn up at all times if long.
Men - must be clean shaven and hair must be neat & trimmed.
Long hair is not permitted.
Board of State and Community Corrections Web Site/Employers