Correctional officer training program

Published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 08:57 AM.

A new correctional officer training program will be starting at the Gulf/Franklin Campus of Gulf Coast State College in Port St. Joe Jan. 22, 2014.  This program is designed to prepare students for the State Officer Certification Exam.  Individuals who pass this exam are eligible for employment in any state, county or privately run correctional facility in Florida.  The program will be conducted using the new shorter curriculum and will last approximately three months.  The program will be offered during the day and will run from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ET daily, Monday through Thursday. 

For more information, please call Brenda Burkett at 227-9670 ext. 5507 or you can email her at . The application deadline for Pell Grants and financial aid is fast approaching, so please call today or come by the Gulf/Franklin Campus to pick up your application packet.

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