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FTO Development Course

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FTO Development Course

November 11 @ 8:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm


In these times of dwindling hiring pools, it is important that each recruit in an FTO program be given effective training that offers every reasonable opportunity to succeed as a new officer without sacrificing the standards of the agency.  Learning in the field training environment depends on both training and feedback.  The FTO Development Class uses the San Jose Model of evaluation and provides the FTO the tools to be an effective one-on-one trainer and coach.  The class is structured to use the participants’ own experiences to learn the principles of learning and evaluation in realistic situations.  Participants learn to create and update training materials, to document performance, to recognize the trainee’s learning style and use it to expedite the training, to plan remedial training to correct deficiencies in performance and to provide critical input into retention and termination decisions.

Class is limited to 20 students. Per POST guidelines, the class is limited to four seats per agency.  This class is only open to the North West Training Region until October 15th, 2019.

The 5-Day course starts at 8:00 am each day.  POST #ID0005


November 11 @ 8:00 am
November 15 @ 5:00 pm


Open only to North West Training Region until October 15, 2019
2027 Shield Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 United States
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Northwest Training Region


7 out of 20 available FTO Development Course 19-111FTP

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