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We'll help you answer the call.

Workforce training is available for paramedics, firefighters, and corrections officers.

North Central Michigan College offers several opportunities for workforce training in the public service sector.  Grant funding is available to offset or cover the cost of many of these programs. 

From our fire and corrections officer academies to our paramedic courses, we'll help you build a team that's ready to answer the call—and then some.  

Jim Cousino

Questions? I can help!

Jim Cousino
Dean of Career and Technical Education
jcousino@ncmich.edu
231-348-6630

Winter 2022 Corrections Academy: February 7 — March 4, 2022

North Central is one of only eight institutions in the state approved by the Michigan Sheriffs' Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) to offer Local Corrections Officer Training Academies.  Our four-week, 160-hour Winter 2022 MSCTC Corrections Academy is open to newly hired deputies and individuals interested in becoming pre-service recruits. 

All classes are held on North Central's Petoskey campus.  A graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 6 p.m.

Curriculum
Topic: Start Date: End Date: Start Time: End Time: Hours (1-hour lunch):

Custody and Security

2/7/2022 2/9/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 24
Stress Management 2/10/2022 2/10/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 8
First Aid/CPR/AED 2/11/2022 2/11/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 8
Interpersonal Communications 2/14/2022 2/14/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 8
Prisoner Mental Health, Suicide, and Behavior Awareness 2/15/2022 2/16/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 16
PREA 2/17/2022 2/17/2022 8 a.m. 12 p.m. 4
Cultural Diversity 2/17/2022 2/17/2022 1 p.m. 5 p.m. 4
Fire Safety 2/18/2022 2/18/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 8
PPCT Defensive Tactics 2/21/2022 2/25/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 40
Correctional Law 2/28/2022 3/1/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 16
Booking and Intake 3/2/2022 3/2/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 8
Report Writing 3/3/2022 3/3/2022 8 a.m. 5 p.m. 8
Professionalism and Coworker Communication 3/4/2022 3/4/2022 8 a.m. 10 a.m. 2
Ethics 3/4/2022 3/4/2022 10 a.m. 3 p.m. 4
Final Exam 3/4/2022 3/4/2022 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 2
TOTAL HOURS:         160

 

Tuition Cost

The total cost for the Winter 2022 Corrections Officer Academy is $950.  Grant funding is available to help qualifying students offset or cover the cost of this training opportunity.

Registration

Pre-registration is required.  Send your completed Registration Form to dcannon1@ncmich.edu.