Field Training Officer Academy
This 40 hour course presents the FTO model (sometimes called the San Jose Model program) to field trainers engaged in training those who have recently completed the BLEA, Corrections or Equivalency academies. Classroom topics will include:
- The composition and components of the FTO program
- Adult learning theories, principles and styles
- Developing and presenting lesson materials
- The Coach-Pupil Method of instruction
- Duties and responsibilities of program personnel
- Use of evaluation tools (DOR, SEG)
To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you via Acadis.
Upcoming classes are listed below. Registration does not guarantee acceptance into the class. Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class; those accepted into the class will receive a notification at that time.
Who can attend our classes?This course is available to those that are actively employed as a Field Training Officer.
Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.
Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in
business casual attire. They will need to check in at the front desk and
wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.
Uniforms, agency logo clothing or business casual attire is appropriate for classroom wear.
Class will be held Monday through Friday.
Dates and locations are listed below.
Deadline to cancel is 7 days prior to class. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your registration.
$95 no show or late cancellation fee
|Session||Session Title||Dates & Hours||Location||Status||Cost|
|0681-30||FTO Academy||9/27/2021 - 10/1/2021
0800 - 1700
Vancouver PD Training Center
521 Southeast Chkalov Drive
Vancouver, WA 98683
|0681-29||FTO Academy||10/18/2021 - 10/22/2021
0800 - 1700
19820 Scribner Lake Road
Lynnwood, WA 98036
|0681-25||FTO Academy||10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021||
Lewis County Sheriff's Office
345 West Main Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
|0681-27||FTO Academy||10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021
0800 - 1700
Federal Way Police Department
33325 8th Avenue South
Federal Way, WA 98003
|0681-2||FTO Academy||11/1/2021 - 11/5/2021
0800 - 1800
Grant County Sheriff's Office
35 C Street Northwest
Ephrata, WA 98823
|0681-28||FTO Academy||12/6/2021 - 12/10/2021||
The Grove Church
4705 Grove Street
Marysville, WA 98270