North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Field Training Office Supervisor

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Criminal justice supervisors tasked with the responsibility of supervising their agency’s field training program.

Course Goals:

To provide knowledge and skills needed to effectively supervise a field training program.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to:

 - Recognize civil liability issues for FTO programs. 
 - Effectively supervise and manage a field training program. 
 - Properly select new field training officers.
 - Utilize proper evaluation and documentation procedures.
 - Identify trainee learning preferences and teaching strategies. 
 - Recognize and recommend remedial training strategies.


This course employs lecture, discussion and practical exercises.

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required for all class sessions. In order to satisfactorily complete this course, the student must participate in all class discussions and activities and must obtain a minimum score of 75% on a written test to be given at the conclusion of the course. Students must bring their Field Training Officer Procedures Manual and blank copies of their Daily Observation Reports (DORs).


Register for ALL NCJA classes (traditional classroom and online) on our  North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.



Course Coordinator:

Richard Baric

Length of Course:

Two and one-half days - 20 hours