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Advanced and Specialized Training

Offering the training you need, when you need it.

Important Course Information

Course Dates All course dates are tentative and subject to change. The schedule will be updated periodically identifying course additions/deletions.
Course Locations Most courses are held at the College of Central Florida Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road, Building 33. Some classes may be held at alternative locations, and will be listed on the calendar.
Informational Flyers Individual course information is linked in the course titles below. There is also a link to the Advanced/Specialized Training Authorization form in the “Cost” column.
Dress Policy Casual clothing is recommended at all sessions. Please do not wear tank tops, shorts, flip-flops, sweatpants or offensive T-shirts.
State Approval Every seminar or workshop is State of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training approved for either Mandatory Retraining or Salary Incentive Credit. (designated on fliers) 943.14 and 943.25 F.S.
Funding Additional seminars and workshops may be funded by agency training dollars. All courses qualify as state-approved for funding. Tuition is assessed to the Region VI Fund for qualified and certified Region VI participants only. Participants from other regions will be required to pay their own registration.
Fees Tuition fees are listed below as well as in each course flier.
Region VI All criminal justice officers in Marion, Levy, Citrus, Hernando and Sumter counties may participate free of charge in Trust Fund courses as Region VI members.

Click on Course Description below for informational flier. Advanced/Specialized Training Authorization Form

Date/Time Course Description Cost
Monday through Friday
Sept. 27– Oct. 1, 2021
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hostage Negotiation
(40 hours)
No fee for Region VI Attendees/Civilian and out of state attendees call for tuition pricing.
Monday-Wednesday
Oct. 11-13, 2021
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
DUI Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course
(24 hours)
Region VI Attendees Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. All Other Attendees $150 – if Room in the Course is Available
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Wednesday
Oct. 11, 12, 15 and 20, 2021
8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Thursday and Monday
Oct. 21 and 25, 2021
8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Florida General Instructor Techniques Course
(64 hours) “A Shift Off”
Region VI Attendees Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. All Other Attendees $350 – if Room in the Course is Available
Wednesday, Thursday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Oct. 13, 14, 18, 19 and 22, 2021
8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Wednesday-Thursday
October 27-28, 2021
8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Florida General Instructor Techniques Course
(64 hours) “B Shift Off”
Region VI Attendees Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. l Other Attendees $350 – if Room in the Course is Available
Monday-Tuesday
Oct. 25-26, 2021
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Breath Test Operator Certification Course
(16 hours)
Region VI Attendees Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. All Other Attendees $200 – if Room in the Course is Available.
Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday
Oct. 14, 15, 18 and 19, 2021
8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Speed Measurement Course (Radar and Laser Operator)
(40 hours)
Region VI Attendees Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. All Other Attendees $350 – if Room in the Course is Available.
Wednesday and Thursday
November 3-4, 2021
8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday
November 8-9, 2021
8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Speed Measurement Course (Radar and Laser Operation)
(40 hours) “A Shift Off”
Region VI Attendees Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. All Other Attendees $350 – if Room in the Course is Available.
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Nov. 8, 9 and 12, 2021
Noon-9 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday
Nov. 17-18, 2021
Noon-9 p.m.
Field Training Officer Course for Correctional Officers
(40 hours) “A Shift Off”
Region VI Attendees’ Tuition Reimbursed by Trust Fund. All other attendees call for tuition pricing.

$88.08 per credit hour*