This course is designed to instruct students in the operation of police RADAR/LIDAR devices. The course will provide the student with the history, theory, principles, and laws relating to RADAR/LIDAR operations and will include outdoor practical exercises. The course is intended to provide the necessary expertise to properly testify in court on RADAR/LIDAR operations and meets the requirements under CVC Section 40802(c.)(1)(A) and/or (B) regarding RADAR/LIDAR training requirements.
NOTE: If you desire only LIDAR training, you can register for and need only attend the last day of instruction (Prerequisite: previous completion of the 24 hour RADAR course). You will receive LIDAR POST certification only (no college credit).
Open to all public safety personnel.
Students are required to bring their department RADAR and/or LIDAR unit and a scientific calculator, if possible. LIDAR ONLY requires prior completion of a 24 hour RADAR course.
0.50 Semester Unit(s)
POST Plan IV
Certificate awarded upon completion.
College of Record
Field Sports Park
Shotgun/Skeet Range Clubhouse
9580 Malech Road
San Jose, CA
$105 per student for RADAR/LIDAR Combination Course
$35 per student for LIDAR ONLY (Last day only)
Monday - Thursday; 0800-1700 hours
Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org) the following information:
Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 270-6458 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.