Certified Basic Training (BCO, PPO, Juvenile Justice)

Pursuant to 12 NCAC 09G .0101, and 12 NCAC 09B .0235 and .0236, under the regulatory guidance of the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, OSDT schedules and delivers certified basic training programs in each regional office including:

  • Basic Correctional Officer (BCO) Training for Section of Prisons employees, 160
    hours (4 wks), is required for job classifications identified as those involved in
    maintaining custody of inmates.

    BCO Syllabi          BCO Essential Training Functions                          
  • Basic Probation Officer (PPO) Training for Section of Community Supervision
    employees, 216 hours (5 wks), is required for personnel whose duties include
    supervising, evaluating, or otherwise managing offenders.

    PPO Syllabi PPO Essential Training Functions
  • Basic Juvenile Justice Officer (JJO) Training for the Division of Juvenile Justice
    employees, 160 hours (4 wks), is required for job classifications identified as
    those involved in maintaining supervision of juveniles.

    JJO Syllabi JJO Essential Training Functions
  • Basic Juvenile Court Counselors (JCC) Training for the Division of Juvenile
    Justice employees, 162 hours (4.1 wks), is required for job classifications
    identified as those involved in court counseling of juveniles.

    JJC Syllabi JJC Essential Training Functions