This course provides valuable skills for all instructors of California law enforcement including, in-service and public safety dispatch training. Students will gain facilitation skills and an understanding of how to employ adult learning methodologies appropriate for various law enforcement topics. This course meets the basic instructional skills training requirement to teach in the POST Regular Basic Course and for the Academy Instructor Certificate Program. This class is also designed as the first level of the POST Instructor Development Institute (IDI) and is a requirement of those wishing to progress through the IDI program.

Special Note: Priority for enrollment shall be given to an academy’s current Regular Basic Course instructors or Regular Basic Course instructor applicants sponsored by an academy.


Course Topics

  • Training Skills
  • POST Basic Course Instructional System
  • Roles & Responsibilities of the Instructor
  • Concepts of Adult Learning
  • Learning Styles & Types
  • POST Instructor Workbook Series
  • Elements of Training
  • Delivery Strategies
  • Instructional Resources
  • Presentation Skills
  • Learning Outcomes

Course Certification Number9070-21705
Course Certification Hours40


Course Fee Information: 

Reimbursement Plan IV: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable agencies. Travel reimbursement is reimbursable via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR).

Non-Reimbursable agencies: Tuition is $258.11. There is no reimbursement for travel and per diem.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received more than ten (10) business days prior to the start of the class will not be charged. If payment has already been made, it will be refunded. Cancellations received ten (10) or less business days before the start of the class will be charged at full price. This late cancellation charge compensates GTA for the non-refundable costs incurred prior to the start date of the course.

No Shows: A No Show on the day of the class will result in a full charge for the class.

08/16-20/2021 – Tulare County
August 16, 2021 - August 20, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

03/14-18/2022 – San Diego
March 14, 2022 - March 18, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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