Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT)
BCOT 010 Basic Correctional Officer Training
The Basic Correctional Officer Training provides entry-level training for correctional officers. The course will introduce the student to adult corrections procedure, interviewing, counseling techniques, defensive tactics, public relations, and oral and written communications. Security and supervision techniques in adult institutions are stressed. The Correctional Officer Training meets or exceeds the mandates of the California Board of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Check the program website for additional information.
Lecture Hours: 180 Lab Hours: 220 Repeatable: No
Limitation on enrollment: Completion of POST reading and writing examination. Completion of POST physical fitness assessment. Possession of a valid California driver's license. Successful completion of medical examination. Fingerprint clearance through the California Department of Justice.
Transfer Status: None Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None CSU GE: None IGETC: None