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Field Training Officer Course

  • Date and Time: June 6 - 8, 2022
  • Location: South Burlington Police Department 19 Gregory Drive South Burlington, VT 05403
  • Cost: $525
  • Registration: register online at

Our three (3) day Field Training Officer class is based on the industry standard San Jose Model. This class will fit with C.A.L.E.A. accreditation standards, providing you with the tools and knowledge to properly train a new officer. From ethics to leadership, our FTO class covers the topics needed to both train and evaluate a field trainee. The course offering includes:

• Field Training Program Goals & Objectives
• Expectations of / for FTO’s (Roles of the FTO)
• Ethics & Professionalism
• Leadership Skills
• Teaching and Training Skills/Adult learning Styles
• Intro to Competency Evaluations/DORs/DOR Videos
• Remediation
• Intervention Techniques/ Legal Issues/Liability
• Driver Safety/FTO Awareness or
• Practical Exercise Test/Side Evaluation
• Case Study Presentation