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Law Enforcement/Correctional Officer EOT Proficiency Course

This course is designed for law enforcement or correctional officers in another state, a federal agency or the military, or a former Florida officer with a four year or more break in service, but less than eight years.

Prior approval is required for any Equivalency of Training (EOT) course.
Contact Stephanie Driskill at 850-769-1551 ext 5608 or at sdriskill@gulfcoast.edu. If she is working with another student, please provide your name and phone number for a call back.

 To obtain certification as an officer in Florida without first attending a full basic recruit academy in Florida, you must:

  1. Successfully complete an EOT Evaluation, and

  2. Successfully demonstrate proficiency in the high-liability skills of defensive tactics, firearms, first aid, and vehicle operations (LE only),

  3. Take and pass the State Officer Certification Exam.

What to Bring to Class

  • Required to participate in class: A copy of your CJSTC form 76
  • Your firearm and duty gear, as long as they are in good working order
    • Equipment will be inspected and approved by a firearms instructor before it can be used during the class.
  • Long sleeve shirts – bring a few light weight long sleeve shirts
  • Long pants
  • Protective Gloves
  • Hat / Ball cap – For protection from flying Brass on the firearms range from semi auto
  • Comfortable training clothing and footwear
  • Water/recovery hydration drinks – for outdoor training
  • Any snacks that you require

What to Wear to Class

During the class you may wear jeans or other casual attire. In addition, it is recommended that you bring you bring the following items:

  • No shirts with offensive slogans or advertising
  • Athletic clothing for defensive tactics
  • A cap for firearms training
  • Wet weather gear, since classes will be held rain or shine

Location:
Gulf Coast State College - North Bay Campus
Division of Public Safety
Public Safety EOC Building, 700 County Road 2300
Southport, Florida 32409

The first day of class starts at 8:00 am.

Register Online

Course Listings

Law Enforcement Officer Correctional Officer

2022 Class dates

Mon.-Thurs., Nov. 14 - 17, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 106
CRN: 98011 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Nov. 15-17, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 106
CRN: 98012 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350

2023 Class Dates

Mon.-Thurs., Jan. 9 - 12, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 91001 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Jan. 10 - 12, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 106
CRN: 91002 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Feb. 13 - 16, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 91003 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Feb. 14 - 16, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 106
CRN: 91004 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Mar. 6 - 9, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 91005 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Mar. 7 - 9, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 106
CRN: 91006 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Apr. 10 - 13, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 91007 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Apr. 11 - 13, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 106
CRN: 91008 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350

 

 EOT Capstone Online class Law Enforcement/Correctional Officer

Online Registration

This online class provides practice exams for instate and out-of-state Law Enforcement or Correctional officers who want further study, before taking  the Florida Sate Board exam. Pre-requisite to this course is the completion and passing of the Law Enforcement or Corrections Proficiency class listed above.

  • Open Enrollment - students can register anytime within the range of dates offered.
  • Online access to the class is available 24/7 until the class end date.
  • The course is compatible with computers, tablets, smart phones and iPhones.
  • Take the sample tests as many times as needed.
Course Listings
Law Enforcement Officer Correctional Officer

2022 Class Dates

Online classes open 

Fall Dates (start):  Aug. 19 - Dec. 16, 2022
CRN: 98005 | XPS 0161 | Fee: $87
Fall Dates (start): Aug. 19 - Dec. 16, 2022
CRN: 98006 | XPS 0162 | Fee: $87
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