CLASS TITLE: BASIC FIELD TRAINING OFFICER SCHOOL
WHEN: MAY 17-19, 2021
TIME: 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
WHERE: BERGEN COUNTY LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY INSTITUTE-281 Campgaw Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430
TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS, CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW AND FOLLOW THE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS.
COURSE FEE: $300 per student
The National Association of Field Training Officers continues preparing your Field Training Unit for the challengesof 21st century policing by providing comprehensive and client-oriented curriculum. NAFTO is proud to offer ourBasic Field Training Officer Course in Bergen County NJ. This training is designed to for personnel entering Field Training Units in Patrol, Detention, Communications, and Support Services. It is a requirement that you bring a laptop, tablet, or othe rdevice on which you can view and complete PDF documents.
In order to abide by all Federal, state, county, and local restrictions and guidelines, the following protocols arerequired, not optional, for attendance: Students will be spaced out in a large facility to provide for social distancing.Students, instructors, and staff will wear masks. Masks are cloth face coverings that sufficiently cover the mouth and nose and don’t have exhalations valves. Hand sanitizer will be provided for student use.
Due to special limitations, attendance numbers are limited. We anticipate this class will sell out very quickly. Due to limitations on seating, payment is required at the time of registration, unless other arrangements are made.
Refunds will not be provided for classes during Covid-19 restrictions. However, substitution of students is always permitted. Any students who are not paid 15 days prior to class could have the registration vacated.
Basic FTO School
Field Training Officers train and evaluate career candidates in preparation for solo duty in law enforcement,corrections, and communications. Our Basic 3 Day School will provide the new
FTO with the tools necessary to train and evaluate career candidates during the field training process.
NAFTO's Basic FTO School is a nationally recognized model for preparing experienced patrol officers for a career in field training.The San Jose Model, Reno Model, and Modified San Jose Model are discussed.The course focuses on the FTO themselves, and how they can improve their interpersonal and instruction skills to increase trainee retention. The classes incorporate a variety of learning activities, including group work, case law discussion, and video scenarios.
This 24-hour class covers such topics as Intro to FTO, Adult Learning, Generational Leadership, Standardized Evaluations Guidelines, Ethics, Equal Opportunity Employment, Civil Liability, and Officer Safety. Each block of study is directed at the Field Training Officer, and ways to improve their teaching, work product, and approach to today’s Officer in Training. Information includes motivating different generations of trainees, career survival for the FTO, and liability pertaining to evaluations. Unlike most schools, NAFTO does not focus on a single model of field training. NAFTO offers techniques and skills that can be applied within any training model.
Seating limited to the 1st 25 applicants, no exceptions. This class will sell out and it will sell out quickly. Refunds are not granted during Covid-19 restrictions, but a substitution of students is permitted.
Cost:-$300per student,which includes training materials and 1 yearmembership to NAFTO.
NAFTO isa 501(c)3non-profit educational and professional association concerned with apprenticeship training.
To Register go to:https://www.nafto.org/training-classes/
For invoicing please contact NAFTO’s Training Coordinator at the information below.
20987 N. John Wayne Pkwy Suite#B104-189
This class is interactive and hands-on.It is a requirement that you bring a laptop, tablet, or other device on which you can view and complete PDF documents. It is very beneficial to bring a copy of your agency's Standardized Evaluation Guidelines and Daily or Weekly Observation Report with you to class.