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Field Training Program/S.A.C. Management (FTP)

The Field Training Program SAC introduces the manager and supervisor to the personnel procedures, policies, and purposes of the Field Training Program and provides the initial formal and informal training specific to the agency and the day-to-day duties of its officers.

This course has been designed for those individuals who manage or supervise their agency's Field Training Program.

This program is a POST Mandate for anyone responsible for a Field Training Program.

Students will learn to recognize the primary principles of the Field Training and Evaluation Program. They will be able to apply these principles during practical exercises in a classroom environment. Students will be able to prioritize applicants qualifications and establish a rank of selection for candidates.

Tuition

  • $373, 24 hours, POST Plan IV

2020 - 2021 Dates

CCN Date Location Status
20001 August 17-19, 2020 Sheraton Garden Grove Waitlisted
20002 October 5-7, 2020 Sheraton Garden Grove Waitlisted
20003 December 7-9, 2020 Embassy Suites La Quinta Open
20004 TBA    

COURSE CONTROL NUMBER

5270-31735

Location

Sheraton Garden Grove
12221 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 703-8400

For those participants who will be flying in, the John Wayne Airport (SNA) is the closest airport.

Embassy Suites La Quinta 
50777 Santa Rosa Plaza 
La Quinta, CA 92253 
(760) 777-1711

For those participants who will be flying in, the Ontario International Airport (ONT) or the Palm Springs Airport (PSP) is the most convenient.

Registration

Because classes fill up quickly, we strongly encourage registering as soon possible. Please have your training department contact the Center for Criminal Justice at CSULB or call 562.985.4940 to make your reservations. If you make a reservation via email please include the following information:

  • Name and Date of Class
  • Training Managers Name
  • Training Managers Phone Number
  • Training Managers Email Address
  • Agency Name
  • Name of Attendee(s)
  • POST ID # for Attendee(s)

You will receive a confirmation email letting you know that we have registered you for the class. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis, a wait list will be established once the maximum number of students has been met.

Course Outline

Topical Areas

  • Program supervision
  • Length of program
  • Selection of Field Training Officers
  • Role of Field Training Officer
  • Role of Field Training Manager
  • Model programs
  • Evaluation frequency
  • Performance evaluation
  • Data analysis
  • Termination vs. extension
  • Academy liaison