The Georgia Public Safety Training Center offers instructor certification training programs that allow public safety officials to become certified to train other personnel in their local jurisdictions. The courses provided through the instructor certification training programs are designed for public safety personnel who are responsible for instruction in performance-oriented training or who are responsible for developing lesson plans.
General Instructor CertificationThrough the Instructional Services Division, GPSTC offers a General Instructor Training program as well as a Departmental Officer Training program, both of which qualify for POST certification. Instructional Services Division for more information regarding Senior and Master Instructor Certification.
Specialized Instructor CertificationSpecialized instructor training programs are available through the respective Georgia Police and Georgia Fire Academies and qualify students for POST and/or NPQ certification as an instructor.
- Firefighter Instructor I
- Structural Fire Control Instructor
- DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor
- Defensive Tactics Instructor
- Driver Instructor Training Program
- Drug Recognition Expert Instructor Training School
- Firearms Instructor
- Health and Wellness Instructor
- LIDAR Instructor Training
- RADAR Instructor Training