This is a 40-hour course for Juvenile Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Adult Correction Officers, Fire and other public safety personnel who require P.O.S.T. certification. Topics to be covered will include: Professionalism and Ethics, Criminal Justice System, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure, Presentation of Evidence, Investigative Report Writing, Use of Force and Community Relations. This course is certified by P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training).
Designed for students interested in working in public safety professions as well as juvenile or adult institutions.
Requires physical activity such as defensive tactics, handcuffing, takedowns, searching and control holds. All students must be able to participate in and pass the defensive tactics portion in order to pass the class. In order to attend, all students must provide proof of medical insurance at least two weeks prior to first day of class.
1.00 Semester Units
College of Record
Monterey Peninsula College
Coyote Valley Campus
560 Bailey Ave.
San Jose, Ca. 95141
$141.00All classes require full payment or a designated deposit at time of reservation. We accept Visa and MasterCard (a transaction fee of 2% will apply), cash, money order and cashier's check (made payable to SBRPSTC). Agency billing may also be arranged. Financial aid and VA benefits may be available. All fees subject to change.
Monday-Friday: 0800 - 1700
Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: email@example.com) the following information:
Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 229-4299 to register. Be prepared to submit partial or full payment, depending on the class. All registration documents and final payment must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start date of the course. Only certain courses have downloadable registration materials; click here to view a list of those courses.
All Students are required to pay for the course by the first day of class.
If you are not a U.S. citizen but have a Permanent Resident card, you will need to upload a copy of the front and back of the card to your Student Web Portal account.
Cancellation / Refund Policy
Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to first day of class. After the 21-day cancellation period, students will forfeit $50. Substitutions or transfer of registration to another (qualified public safety) member is permitted.
Each class has a minimum enrollment requirement. If the minimum enrollment is not reached for the course three weeks before the class begins, the class will be cancelled, and deposits will be refunded in full.
*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. NO EXCEPTIONS. When possible students will be advised of any fee changes prior to course start date. Tuition fee increases made at anytime by the State Chancellor's office may require collection of additional fees from students. We Accept Visa, MasterCard, Money Order, Cashier's Check, Cash or Agency Billing (by arrangement). Make Money Order or Cashiers Checks payable to: SBRPSTC
Out of State or Non-Affiliated students who have not lived in California for at least one (1) year and one (1) day prior to start of college semester are subject to "out of state" college registration fees in addition to the fees listed above. Please check with our staff for details and exact costs.
This program is presented through the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium of Community Colleges (SBRPSTC), which includes Gavilan College, Monterey Peninsula College, Ohlone College, Hartnell College, Foothill College, Lake Tahoe Community College, Mission College, College of San Mateo, Cabrillo College and the San Jose Evergreen Community College District.
Only courses and programs presented for college credit will be funded, transcripted and certified through one of these accredited institutions.