Once employed by an agency and certified, a Corrections Officer (full time or part time) must annually complete at least twenty (20) hours of In-Service Training in order to maintain certification. Below is a list of approved MSCTC In-Service Training Topics. A Corrections Officer must demonstrate training in at least three topics per year, with no more than ten (10) hours per year of firearms training.
Requests for adding other In-Service Training Topics may be submitted to the Council for their consideration.
Please Note: Completing the 160 hour Local Corrections Officer Academy or the 96 hour Re-Entry/Core Training program will satisfy the In-Service training requirement for the calendar year in which the Academy or Re-Entry/Core Training is completed.
Blood Borne/Airborne Pathogens
Body Worn Cameras and Video Surveillance Equipment
Corrections Staff Management/Supervisory Training
Custody & Security
Danger Zone Defensive Tactics
Direct Supervision Concepts
Disaster Plan Training
Electronic Control Devices
Firearms (Max. of 10 hours per year)
Inmate Disciplinary Process
Medical Administration (required by NCCHC accreditation)
Medical Confidentiality (H.I.P.A.A.)
Policy & Procedure Updates
Receiving & Screening