Certified Basic Training (Correctional, Probation/Parole Officers)

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:

  • Correctional Officer Basic (COB) Training for Division of Institutions employees; 211
    hours (6 weeks) is required for job classifications identified as those involved in
    maintaining custody of offenders.

  • Probation/Parole Officer Basic (PPO) Training for Division of Community Supervision
    employees; 249 hours (6 weeks) is required for personnel whose duties include
    supervising, evaluating, or otherwise managing offenders.