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Field Training Officer (FTO)

Course Description:  This course is required for Troopers who will be assigned to provide training and guidance to newly promoted Probationary Troopers, within the Field Training Program.  Participants will receive information contained within the Administrative Regulations 5-2 (AR 5-2), Probationary Trooper Program.  This course will also provide instructor development and leadership techniques to improve the effectiveness of the Probationary Trooper Program.  This program will prepare the participant for future supervisory and leadership roles in the Department.  Participants who wish to be Field Training Officers are encouraged to have a minimum of two years of patrol experience with the Department prior to being assigned as a Field Training Officer in the field.

Instructional Hours:  2 Days/16 Hours

Instructional Objectives:  Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify and apply the requirements set forth in AR 5-2, including the standardized rating of Probationary Troopers as well as instructing and leadership techniques.

Course Completion Requirements:  Attendance and successful completion of a knowledge check.

Audience:  PSP Enlisted

MPOETC CLEE Hours: 16 - CLEE ID # CLE01177

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130All applications must be received 7 days prior to the course start date.

Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.

NWTC6/8/2020 9:00 AM6/9/2020 4:00 PMNWTC Commanding Officer, 814-332-6888No
Maximum of 20 students
SETC7/21/2020 9:00 AM7/22/2020 3:00 PMSETC Commander, 610-584-8633No
Maximum of 24 students
SWTC6/22/2020 9:00 AM6/23/2020 3:00 PMSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-5250No
Maximum of 25 students

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