The Georgia Public Safety Training Center recognizes the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council’s traditional tracks for career development and offers many of the courses leading to Intermediate and Advanced Certification. The Intermediate and Advanced Certifications allow law enforcement officers to obtain the credentials that many local agencies use in the promotion process.
Completion of the Intermediate and Advanced training programs leads to certification by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards & Training Council.
Eligibility & Pre-requisitesCandidates seeking to enroll in GPSTC’s Intermediate and Advanced certification programs must meet the pre-requisites for each course within the program.
Intermediate CurriculumCandidates must complete the following courses to become eligible to apply for Intermediate Certification:
- Criminal Procedure
- Health & Wellness Awareness
- Interpersonal Communications
- Emergency Medical Responder
- Officer Survival
Total program course hours: 158
Advanced CurriculumCandidates must complete the following courses to become eligible to apply for Advanced Certification:
- Advanced Report Writing
- Advanced Traffic Law
- Crime Scene Processing
- Interviews & Interrogations
- Search Warrants & Affidavits
- Advanced Firearms
- Specialized Patrol Techniques
Total program course hours: 152