Law Enforcement to Corrections Basic Recruit, Occupational Certificate (O.C.)
This program is designed to prepare students who will have the responsibility of overseeing individuals who are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time in jail, correctional institution, or prison. Significant time is spent preparing students to take the State of Florida FDLE Certification Examination.
Review the guided degree pathway where you will find a detailed plan for your courses and other requirements each semester that prepare you for graduation and your transfer goals.
Florida Gateway College’s Public Safety Training Center (Olustee campus) Florida Gateway College’s Gilchrist Center
Florida Basic Abilities TestPhysical entrance test
Academy Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 am-5:30 pm
Varies and ranges from $27,605 to $42,500.
Students who complete this program PRIOR to successfully passing the State Officer Certification Examination are eligible for certification as a Corrections officer anywhere in the state of Florida.
Program Total: 198 hours, 6.60 VCH
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