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Submitter's Information


Debra Blanchard


Curriculum chair, professor


Inland Empire/Desert


Victor Valley College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

McKenzie Tarango

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Program Details

Program Title

Correction Officer Core Course Certificate

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Corrections (210510)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

This certificate prepares the student to meet the legal requirements established by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), Standards and Training for Corrections (STC), in order to be employed as a city, county, or private correctional officer.

Enrollment Completer Projections

This 16-week program is offered twice a year, once in Fall and again in Spring with an anticipated average enrollment of 30 students.

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 8 to fewer than 16 semester (or 12 to fewer than 24 quarter) units (B)
Program Goal

The goal of the Corrections Officer Core Course Certificate of Career Preparation is to prepare students to meet the legal requirements established by the Board of State and Community Corrections’ Standard and Training for Corrections while developing communication, computation, critical thinking, and social skills. The primary objective of this CTE program is workforce preparation in the Public Safety industry sector. The program outcome is to perform the duties and responsibilities of a California Correctional Officer in a local city, county, or private facility, as defined by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC). 

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

CJ 64 Basic Corrections Officer Academy (8.5 Units) 

Total 8.5 Units

Program Requirements
(Y1 or S1)

Supporting Documents

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Inland/Empire Desert Regional Questions

Submission Details

Published at

11/03/21 - 02:05 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  12/14/21

Received regional recommendation at 12-13-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting