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Communications Training Officer – Re-Certification (CTO)

Communications Training Officer – Re-Certification (CTO)

  • Length of course: 1 day
  • Course hours: 0830-1630
  • Point of Contact:  Ken Hawkins
  • Location: Vermont Police Academy
  • Dates:  February 22, 2017
  • Tuition:
    • Commuting only: $18.50
  • Registration: Fax the in-service registration form (Word or PDF) to 802-483-2343 or email it to our registrar at
  • Pre-requisites: Full-time Communications/Dispatch personnel with at least two years of experience.

This one day class includes interactive lecture and hands-on exercises with specific emphasis on best practices in training and updates to existing documentation:

  1. Program Goals & Objectives
  2. Roles & Responsibilities of the CTO
  3. Teaching & Training skills
  4. Evaluation & Documentation
  5. Remedial Training
  6. Evaluation & Counseling
  7. Legal & Liability Issues

This course is intended for current Communications Training Officers, to provide the most up to date training methodology, as well as recent changes on both the local and national level. This course is a must for professionals in the communications field, to remain current on the standards expected of Vermont Communications Officers.