Short Term Courses

Criminal Justice Training Center

Recruits Standing AttentionCourses within this program are for currently employed law enforcement personnel. Some of the courses in this program are P.O.S.T. mandated in-service Advanced Officer Training (AOT), or Continued Professional Training (CPT) and may be assignment specific or for general career growth.

Students in this program have the opportunity to:

  • Satisfy P.O.S.T. skills and knowledge mandates.
  • Meet P.O.S.T. mandated training requirements relative to certain assignments or promotions.
  • Prepare for specialized job assignments.
  • Prepare for promotional opportunities.

Collectively the courses in these three programs validate the mission of the college. They not only provide educational opportunities for new college students but pre-service and in-service students alike. Meeting student needs for career placement, development, and advancement.

In these programs the department performs a valuable service for the student as well as the community. Over the years, the Criminal Justice Training Center has maintained a reputation for excellence in instruction and in meeting the needs of its students as well as the Law Enforcement community, which make up its constituency.

Spring – Summer – Fall 2019

For more detailed descriptions of the courses please consult the GWC college catalog. For specific and additional information on P.O.S.T. certified classes, please visit the California Peace Officers’ Standards and Training website: www.post.ca.gov

For general information about the Criminal Justice Programs please call: 714-895-8369

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CIVILIAN SUPERVISORY COURSE

Offered Spring and Fall 2019

Restricted enrollment. For further information or a flyer please contact Caroline Amador camador4@gwc.cccd.edu


COMMUNICATION TRAINING OFFICER COURSE (CTO)

Offered Spring and Fall 2019

Restricted enrollment. For further information or a flyer please contact Caroline Amador camador4@gwc.cccd.edu


CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT  

Offered on selected dates.

CIT Level I, CIT Level II, CIT Level III 

Restricted enrollment. For further information or a flyer please contact: mgordon@gwc.cccd.edu


DISPATCH SUPERVISOR*

Offered Summer and Fall 2019

* Pre-requisiteParticipants must be currently employed as a Dispatch Supervisor in a professional dispatch environment

Restricted enrollment. For information and flyer contact: Suzanne Rosas srosas@gwc.cccd.edu


DISPATCHER – Public Safety Dispatcher Course (911 Operator)

  • DAYTIME – 3 Week Course has a pre-requisite*     
    Offered Spring and Fall 2019
    Restricted enrollment and Pre-requisiteParticipants must currently be employed or have prior experience in a professional dispatch environment
  • EVENING (Tue and Thu-for 4 months)
    Offered Spring, Summer and Fall 2019
    No prerequisite.
    You can register online for this class. http://www.goldenwestcollege.edu

For information and flyer contact: Suzanne Rosas srosas@gwc.cccd.edu


POLICE ACADEMY – Regular Basic Course (RBC) 

Offered Spring and Fall 2019

Pre-requisite:Criminal Justice CJ G054AD (Orientation/Police Academy)

  • Non-sponsored recruits MUST attend and pass the orientation course before they can register for the Police Academy class.

Co-requisites:Criminal Justice CJ G065 (Physical Fitness/Police Academy)

Enrollment restrictions as per pre-requisite and co-requisite

For further information or a flyer please contact Cindy Onusz conusz@gwc.cccd.edu


POLICE ACADEMY- ORIENTATION   (not POST certified)

Offered Spring and Fall 2019

No enrollment restrictions

Note: This class is a prerequisiteto attend the POLICE ACADEMY.

For further information or a flyer please contact Cindy Onusz conusz@gwc.cccd.edu


RESERVE COORDINATOR Course 

Offered Spring and Fall 2019

Restricted enrollment. For information or a flyer please contact Caroline Amador camador4@gwc.cccd.edu


SPECIALIZED INVESTRIGATORS’ BASIC COURSE (SIBC)

Offered Fall 2019 

Restricted enrollment. Please contact Nicole Riegel at: nriegel@gwc.cccd.edu


SWAT – Special Weapons and Tactics Course      PRE-REQUISITE*

Offered Spring, Summer and Fall 2019

Restricted enrollment. For further information or a flyer please contact Caroline Amador camador4@gwc.cccd.edu

*Pre-requisite:  a P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate and assignment to an agency’s SWAT unit. There is also a mandatory Physical Fitness test conducted the first day of class