Basic Correctional Officer Certificate of Achievement

The Basic Correctional Officer Certificate of Achievement prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of corrections.  This program will introduce the student to adult corrections procedures, 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 course meets or exceeds the mandates of the California Board of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Check the program website for additional information.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
BCOT 010Basic Correctional Officer Training16
Select one course from the following: (3 units)
CJ 001Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ 030Introduction to Corrections3