3274 | Correctional to Correctional Probation
The Correctional to Correctional Probation Occupational Certificate (OC) program trains you for employment as a probation officer in the state of Florida, and it meets the state requirements as approved by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. If you hold a corrections officer certification, you may “crossover” to correctional probation. Upon successful completion of this occupational program, you will be eligible to take the state certification examination to become a certified parole/probation officer. You must attend all sessions of training and score a minimum of 80 percent on all examinations per administrative rule.
Special Admission Requirements
- Obtain authorization from the Director of Public Service prior to registering for all or part of this program.
- Complete an Academy Application prior to admission.
- Successfully pass a basic abilities test (additional fee) prior to admission.
- Submit to a background inquiry prior to admission (additional fee for fingerprint submission)
Length: 194 contact hours / 6.47 occupational credits
|PREFIX NUMBER||COURSE NAME||CONTACT HOURS|
|CJK 0230||Correctional Probation Legal and Communications||18|
|CJK 0231||Correctional Probation Supervision||57|
|CJK 0232||Correctional Probation Investigations||30|
|CJK 0273||Correctional Probation Caseload Management||40|
|CJK 0276||Correctional Probation Management Information Systems||27|
|CJK 0235||Probation Officer Wellness||14|
|CJK 0393||Crossover Program Updates||8|
NOTE: Courses, hours, and requirements are subject to change as determined and required by the state of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.